ERIC Number: ED423234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
YourSELF. Middle School Nutrition Education Kit [Multimedia].
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
This multimedia kit provides information and materials for teaching nutrition to middle school students (grades 7 and 8). The kit supports schools' efforts to make school meals healthier and more appealing to students. The materials provide information about the relationships between food, nutrition, growth, and health. The kit speaks directly to adolescents, conveying respect for their power of choice and their increasing control over their own health. It recommends that food service personnel, teachers, and administrators collaborate to present information to students. Each kit contains: 1 videotape; 2 identical posters; 1 set reproducible masters; 1 teacher's guide; 30 identical magazines; and 30 identical student activity guides. The magazines discuss what normal and different mean, serving sizes, healthy snacking, exercise, setting goals, and common teen food and health questions. (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comprehensive School Health Education, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Food Service, Health Behavior, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Nutrition Instruction, Student Behavior
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, Washington, DC 20250.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Support Staff; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Note: Poster, videotape, and multiple copies of guide and magazine not included in ERIC copy.