ERIC Number: ED431746
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Health and Nutrition Curriculum. Informative and Fun for K-8!
National Heart Savers Association, Omaha, NE.
This health and nutrition curriculum for students in grades K-8 teaches students good health habits in order to improve their quality of life. The curriculum consists of a series of activity sheets that offer entertaining and educational activities designed to motivate students to learn while they have fun. Each activity sheet contains a five-digit code which represents its recommended grade levels. Answers are provided for each sheet where necessary. Teachers may choose to provide the answers when they reproduce the sheets for their classes. The activities include: Fruit Fun; Exercise Makes Your Heart Strong; Alphabet Stew; Be a Low-Fat Detective; Foods Can Help or Hurt Your Heart; Fat and Cholesterol are Bad; Food Find; Healthy Snacks--Find All 11!; Happy Heart Word Find; Can You Find Your Pulse?; One-Letter Change; Healthy Heart Crossword Puzzle; Nutrition Haiku; Fun with Acrostics; Find the Hidden Message; Carrots are on Top; Learning About Labels; High or Low?; Test Your Exercise and Heart Smarts; and Two-Letter Change. The curriculum also describes how to make traditional classroom activities into nutrition education activities. (SM)
Descriptors: Cardiovascular System, Comprehensive School Health Education, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Exercise, Health Promotion, Nutrition Instruction
National Heart Savers Association, 9140 West Dodge Road, Omaha, NE 68114; Web site: www.heartsavers.org
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Heart Savers Association, Omaha, NE.