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Nutrition Explorations: Kids

Nutrition Explorations: Kids
Welcome to Fuel Up to Play 60 — the new home of all your favorite games and lessons from Nutrition Explorations! Here, you can still play your favorite games, AND you can learn more about Fuel Up to Play 60. Join the program and see how some of your favorite NFL players are working with the National Dairy Council to help you make your school an even healthier place! Little D's Nutrition Expedition® Games Little D's Nutrition Expedition® nutrition program is designed for lower elementary students. Help Little D collect as many foods as he can on his way to the picnic! Arianna's Nutrition Expedition™ Games Arianna's Nutrition Expedition™ nutrition program is designed for upper elementary students. Go on a global adventure to find ingredients for combination foods! Other Nutrition Games These games are a fun way for kids to learn about the Five Food Groups and the benefits of eating healthy meals — especially breakfast — and experiment with some winning combinations of foods!

Untitled Document Name:______________________________________________ Objective: Simulate changes in moth population due to pollution and predation, and observe how species can change over time. Introduction: Charles Darwin accumulated a tremendous collection of facts to support the theory of evolution by natural selection. One of his difficulties in demonstrating the theory, however, was the lack of an example of evolution over a short period of time, which could be observed as it was taking place in nature. The economic changes known as the industrial revolution began in the middle of the eighteenth century. Instructions: Click the link below to read more information on Kettlewell's study of moths. After 5 minutes record the % of dark moths and light moths - you will need this information later. Peppered Moth Simulation at Data and Analysis Read the background information and answer the questions as you go. Life Cycle of the Peppered Moth 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Impact of Pollution 7. 8. 9.

Food Advertisements – What Makes Us Buy It? Food product choice is overwhelming as well as TV commercials and print advertisements that want to sell their food products to us. Who to believe? How to choose? Obviously, it’s up to each of us to decide what we eat but if we’re constantly bombarded with images of food every time we pick up a magazine then we’re going to be swayed in what we choose So what’s behind the advertisements? It is delicious: Is it really as delicious as it looks? It is better than anything: Pepsi: Dunkin Donuts: It is relaxing: Heineken: Break tout Choco: “ “ It is right for you: Susu Cimory/Cisarua Mountain Dairy: Negroni: “ “ Masterfoods Bounty Chocolate: “ “ It makes you better: McDonald: “ “ PowerBar: “ “ It is natural: New York Fries: “ “ Big Gulp ice cream: “ “ Nejma Sunflower Cooking Oil: It is fun: Pepsi Twist: It defends you: Verum Halsofil: “ “ It is cool: McDonald’s: Tiger Beer: Masterfoods Skittles: Perrier: It is HUGE : Snickers: It is what you want it to be: Miracel Whip: “ “ Heinz: Thick Heinz Fit Ketchup: “ “

About Us On June 2, 2011, First Lady Michelle Obama and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack released the federal government’s new food icon, MyPlate, to serve as a reminder to help consumers make healthier food choices. MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal times and to seek more information to help them do that by going to The new MyPlate icon emphasizes the fruit, vegetable, grains, protein foods, and dairy groups. Later in 2011, MiPlato was launched as the Spanish-language version of MyPlate. provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information. The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), an organization of the U.S.

Royal Society The story of the Royal Society is the story of modern science. Our origins lie in a 1660 ‘invisible college’ of natural philosophers and physicians. Today we are the UK’s national science academy and a Fellowship of some 1,600 of the world’s most eminent scientists. Nullius in verba The very first ‘learned society’ meeting on 28 November 1660 followed a lecture at Gresham College by Christopher Wren. The Royal Society's motto 'Nullius in verba' is taken to mean 'take nobody's word for it'. Advancements and adventure The early years of the Society saw revolutionary advancements in the conduct and communication of science. We published Isaac Newton’s Principia Mathematica, and Benjamin Franklin’s kite experiment demonstrating the electrical nature of lightning. The leading scientific lights of the past four centuries can all be found among the 8,000 Fellows elected to the Society to date. Independence

Are Australian children active and eating well? (Media Release) More physical activity and improved dietary habits are keys to improving the health of Australia’s children. The most comprehensive survey ever taken of Australian children’s diet and activity habits has revealed a picture of a generation where some children are eating a variety of healthy foods and are generally lean and active, while others are filling up on the wrong types of food and spending too long in front of the television. To determine the links between diet, activity and excess weight gain, the 2007 Australian Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity survey – led by a team of CSIRO Preventative Health Flagship researchers and University of South Australia (UniSA) researchers – monitored children’s body weight, activity levels and the type and volume of foods they eat. UniSA Professor Tim Olds says about one quarter of the children surveyed were overweight or obese. "As a group, teenage girls appeared to be getting insufficient amounts of calcium from foods.

What Are Grains? - Food Groups - - USDA Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product. Bread, pasta, oatmeal, breakfast cereals, tortillas, and grits are examples of grain products. Grains are divided into 2 subgroups, Whole Grains and Refined Grains. Whole grains contain the entire grain kernel ― the bran, germ, and endosperm. Examples include: whole-wheat flour bulgur (cracked wheat) oatmeal whole cornmeal brown rice Refined grains have been milled, a process that removes the bran and germ. Some examples of refined grain products are: white flour de-germed cornmeal white bread white rice Most refined grains are enriched.

Best Online Interactive Museum Exhibits for Students | Making Teachers Nerdy Feb28 Today’s post is another teacher freebie gathered to help enrich learning through multimedia web tools. These links provide your students opportunities to virtually experience some of the world’s finest art, science, and historical museums. Some sites are image galleries, some are learning games, and others are unique multisensory journeys through the past. It’s important to differentiate the difference between virtual field trips and online exhibits. Virtual field trips allow the student to explore a museum on the web, as if he were physically at the location. The criteria to make the list included: Interactivity – does the site allow the student to do something other than read text? Visually Stimulating – does the site draw the student to explore more? Content Validity – will the content support state standards? Coolness factor – would this be a site teachers would talk about and share with others? Of course, even with this list, there are probably some that I have missed.

Discover Primary Science - teacher training, classroom resources, primary science education, science awards FoodChoices HEIA has been delighted to work with Xyris Software on this resource. HEIA‘s role has been to write the curriculum components in consultation with practising teachers and curriculum officers across Australia. Many of those consulted have used the first edition ‘Food choices the IT way‘ for years. Students have also provided input resulting in the colourful new designs — how quickly we found out that adult ideas are so different to student ideas! We look forward to providing reviews on the new resource in 2009. As a practising home economics teacher with a passion for IT and a desire to assist students make wise food choices, this is one of the most exciting resources I have seen. Review of 1st edition By: Miriam McDonald, From: Journal of Home Economics Institute of Australia, Vol 8, No 3, 2001

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