Nutrition Scavenger Hunt a Health Education Learning Activity

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7th - 10th, Homeschool
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This was an engaging activity that got a lot of info out to my students in an interactive and kinesthetic way.
I purchased this to use when teaching summer school to middle schoolers. (I typically teach second grade so this was perfect!) Thanks!


Build health literacy with an interactive and engaging Nutrition Scavenger Hunt!! This skills-based health education activity will introduce students to important nutrition terms and concepts. These terms and concepts lay the foundation for students being able to design healthy meal plans.

  • Teach students basic nutrition terms and concepts
  • Introduce students to the foundation of building a healthy diet
  • Get students out of their desks and moving during this interactive scavenger hunt

Why you'll love it: 

  • Interactive and gets kids moving
  • Creates an engaging opportunity for students to build health literacy
  • High level of peer-to-peer interaction

What's included: 

  • Nutrition clue cards, task cards, and exercise cards
  • Two Student Worksheets and Activities - - The Scavenger Hunt and Fueling Your Body
  • Exercise Posters (a demo of this download)
  • Physical Health teaching video

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Highlighted Nutrition Terms: 

  • Variety
  • Moderation
  • Balance
  • Carbohydrate
  • Protein
  • Fats
  • Minerals
  • Vitamins
  • Water
  • Empty Calories
  • Real Food
  • Daily Food Guide

Perfect for:

  • Teachers intentionally focused on empowering students to thrive.
  • Health and Physical Health education teachers wishing to nurture health literacy
  • Health and science teachers looking for a way to integrate movement and activity into the classroom

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