ERIC Number: ED447121
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Food and My World: My Health My World.
Tharp, Barbara; Dresden, Judith; Denk, James; Moreno, Nancy
This curriculum guide for students in grades K-4 is part of the My Health My World Series. It explores environmental issues, focusing on food and the environment. The unit includes (1) an activities guide for teachers entitled, "Food and My World," which presents activity-based lessons that entice students to discover concepts in science, mathematics, and health through hands-on activities (nutrition, physical science, biology, and environmental health); (2) a colorful illustrated storybook entitled, "The Mysterious Marching Vegetables," which teaches science and health concepts throughout the story; (3) a reading activities booklet entitled, "The Reading Link," which presents reading activities that are designed for use with "The Mysterious Marching Vegetables"; and (4)"Explorations for Children and Adults," a mini-magazine full of information, activities, and fun things to do in class or at home related to the food people eat, healthy eating, food labels, nutrition, and oral health. (SM)
Descriptors: Biology, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Food, Foods Instruction, Health Promotion, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Sciences, Science Education
Baylor College of Medicine, 1709 Dryden, Suite 54, Houston, TX 77030; Tel: 800-798-8244; Fax: 713-798-8201.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Inst. of Environmental Health Sciences (NIH), Washington, DC.; National Center for Research Resources (NIH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston, TX.