Students identify the USDA food guide pyramid as a source for guidelines about eating a nutritionally balanced diet. They identify foods and categorize them by food group in a game. Students recognize that the pyramid was designed for consumers of food in the United States and make...
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Learners will explore the human need for food and how it relates to hunger in the community and the world. Learners will propose alternative solutions through historical cases and current programs within their community. Learners will develop an awareness of and sensitivity to hunger issues in...
Students play a game that involves taking risks and watching out for others. They discuss their feelings in both roles and discuss the role of trust and responsibility in community.
Students explore the meaning of community and develop a classroom community contract. They examine some choices they make that influence their health.
Students research the names, causes, and symptoms of common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). They identify resources someone can turn to for help with STDs and propose and carry out a plan to teach others about STDs....
The students set up the snack market in their school, sell the prepared snacks, count the money and then use the money to purchase the philanthropic gift.
Unit: Courage of the Heart
Students learn about the scientific contributions of African American inventors and scientists. They view a film about Vivien Thomas and a breakthrough surgery in 1944.