Community Action Project: Nutrition

Community Action Project: Nutrition
Community Action Project: Nutrition
Community Action Project: Nutrition
Community Action Project: Nutrition
Community Action Project: Nutrition
Community Action Project: Nutrition
Community Action Project: Nutrition
Community Action Project: Nutrition
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This is a student-led, project-based learning experience about community issues related to nutrition.

Students will explore community issues related to nutrition using a student-directed project-based approach to learning. Each student or small group will identify specific issues associated with nutrition in the local or global community, plan a course of action, and act. This project is a mix of project-based learning, problem-based learning, and service-learning. This project is entirely student-directed from start to finish. Students make a series of choices from project topics to project design and execution. 

Students do all of this seamlessly with your guidance and the materials included in this resource.

Community action projects could easily be aligned to standards and incorporated into a specific subject, or they could be the entire course. Projects should be expected to take anywhere from 2-6 weeks. The range is wide because it depends on how much classroom time you dedicate to the projects, which brainstorming activities you implement, skill level, age level, etc.

This project was written and designed for secondary students. The vocabulary is advanced, the rubric requires higher-order thinking and a degree of independence, such as being able to get themselves to an event or to speak with a community expert.

Community action projects result in meaningful learning experiences and opportunities for self-reflection and growth. They teach important social-emotional skills such as empathy and self-reliance.  They help students build important life and career skills such as collaboration and problem-solving. Most importantly, community action projects give students the tools to make a positive impact on the community long after they have completed the project, finished the class, or graduated from school.

Product Includes:

  • Teacher guide
  • Project topic brainstorming activities
  • Supplemental materials for topic brainstorming activities
  • Two project proposals (1 - research the issue, 2- take action)
  • Exploring solutions brainstorming guide
  • Rubric 1: teacher-created rubric for project part 1 - researching the issue
  • Rubric 2: student-generated rubric template for project part 2 - taking action
  • Category and levels of mastery word banks for student-generated rubrics
  • Daily check-in form
  • Project reflection guide sheet

Thank you for using this product! If you love this product check out these other related student-directed resources:

Student-Directed Learning Toolkit Bundle: PBL, PrBL, and Inquiry-Based Learning

Vice News Series Bundle

Project-Based Learning: Real-Life Super Heroes

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17 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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