ERIC Number: ED485727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active!
US Department of Health and Human Services
This document provides an overview for the Media-Smart Youth Program, which is an education program that helps young people ages 11 to 13 understand the complex media world around them, and how it can influence their health--especially in regard to nutrition and physical activity. The following questions are answered in this document: (1) Why is Media-Smart Youth needed? (2) What are the program's goals? (3) Why does the program focus on media? (4) How was the program developed? (5) How will the program be evaluated? and (6) How can I learn more about Media-Smart Youth?
Descriptors: Child Health, Young Adults, Physical Activities, Nutrition, Human Services, Physical Activity Level
NICHD Information Resource Center, P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847. Tel: 800-370-2943 (Toll Free); Fax: 301-984-1473; Web site: http://www.nichd.nih.gov.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD.