Healthy Eating


General

Staying Healthy - from Kids Health. Various health tips and advice

Food and Energy - lesson plan from South Australia Science Teachers Association

What's for Lunch?

GoGrains for Primary Schools - from GoGrains and NSW Department of Education and Training. On the GoGrains web site you will find teaching resources for primary school Science and Technology using grains and legumes as the context for learning.

The Bean Files - this site has stories, activities, songs, recipes and more, also teachers notes, from Legumaniac staff at Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, University of Western Australia

Healthy Choices for Kids - from Washington Apple Commission. Includes activities

Kellogg's - with information about all Kellogg's cereals and healthy eating

Sanitarium Health Food Company - with information about products and healthy eating

Nutrition Cafe - online activities on food and nutrition

Food and Nutrition - range of activities from abcteach.com

Eating Out

The Fast Food Nutrition Fact Explorer - explore the nutrition content for foods from takeaway outlets such as McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Dominos, Subway, KFC and Burger King (unfortunately some quantities are in imperial measurements but good for comparison, note also USA menu)

Food for the Tucker Box

How Food Preservation Works - from How Stuff Works

When bugs have you on the run - an interesting and informative article about food poisoning from NOVA, Australian Academy of Science

Food Preservation Publications - various publications pertaining to food preservation, from Oregon State University

Packaging Tricks - lesson plan introduces students to the ways in which packaging is designed to attract consumers, from Media Awareness Network, Canada

Looking at Food Advertising - lesson plan introduces students to the ways in which advertising can affect their food choices, from Media Awareness Network, Canada

Eating Under the Rainbow - lesson plan about fast food advertising, from Media Awareness Network, Canada

Food Labels in the Classroom - lesson plan from the Educator's Reference Desk




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