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· UNIT OVERVIEW
Health: Unit III, Nutrition
This unit is designed to give students an opportunity to assess their nutritional practices, information to identify health enhancing decisions, and empower students to implement healthy diets and access resources to ensure healthy habits.
· LONG-TERM LEARNING TARGETS
3.1 I can evaluate my own personal nutrition and factors that influence my dietary choices. 1.12.1, 5.12.5
3.2 I can identify good and poor nutritional decisions and their impact on my body and personal health. 5.12.3
3.3 I can evaluate my own personal beliefs around body image and my nutrition. 5.12.2, 5.12.5
3.4 I can explain the relationship between nutrition and disease. 1.12.1
3.5 I can analyze food labels to interpret nutritional value of foods. 1.12.1
3.6 I can explore the impact of an epidemic/pandemic on areas locally and globally. 1.12.7
· INSTRUCTIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
Student Background Knowledge
Digestive and lymphatic systems
· What is the importance of nutrition?
· Why are “Nutrition Facts” found on food labels?
Soluble, mineral, nutritional, impact, belief, influence, organic, processed, macro, micro
Body image, BMI, calorie, vitamin, nutrient, food label, serving size, protein, carbohydrate, eating disorders, malnutrition, bulimia, anorexia, caloric balance, MyPlate, lipids,
· Fat-soluble & Water-soluble vitamins need to be emphasized.
· Minerals are mistaken for vitamins.
· Vitamins are not a source of calories.
· The role of fats in the diet.