A Guide to Planning Curriculum in Nutrition
2011, $24 ($36 out-of-state)
The need for lifelong good nutrition and health has captured widespread attention and demands actionboth personal and public, at home and at school.
Planning Curriculum in Nutrition is a guide to help educators and school districts develop meaningful nutrition education programs that appeal to students of all ages. The publication provides age-appropriate details and real life examples that build upon the framework established by Wisconsin's Model Academic Standards for Nutrition.
Opportunities to teach this important and complex topic touch all subject areas.
Students who study nutrition learn food and culture. They use science, technology, mathematics, and reading skills to investigate foods. They analyze information and make decisions about food and health.
Teaching nutrition in the classroom lets students practice 21st century skills while learning healthy behaviors.
Many Wisconsin educators contributed their lessons, thoughts, and ideas to this publication, furnishing a wide range of approaches for connecting core subjects to nutrition and healthy lifestyles.