ERIC Number: ED460950
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Serving up Success! Team Nutrition Days, 1997.
Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
This publication presents success stories and actual activities from Team Nutrition Days 1997 to serve as a starting point for other schools wanting to create their own nutrition education activities. Team Nutrition Days was a 1-week celebration that used innovative, interactive activities to teach children that nutrition is the link between agriculture and health. It supported schools in providing healthy school meals and nutrition education. A sample timeline is featured for use in planning Team Nutrition Days activities. Some of the success stories/activities from the various schools included: nutrition navigation night, tasting your way to good health, seasoning with herbs, virtual community farmers' market, tastes of the world, musical food pyramid, creative cookbook, and locally grown...healthy lessons. The publication lists participating schools in each state. (SM)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Child Health, Comprehensive School Health Education, Eating Habits, Elementary Secondary Education, Food, Health Promotion, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Health, Public Schools, Student Behavior
Team Nutrition, P.O. Box 0812, Rockville, MD 20848-0812. Fax: 301-770-5164. Web site: www.usda.gov/fcs/team.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.