Welcome in the new year by introducing or recapping healthy eating and healthy living with your students.
grainchain.com have a host of resources to help with this. Teaching objectives cover:
- What is energy
- how to measure energy
- how energy is provided by food
- the different food groups
- the role of food in the diet
- the Eatwell plate
- the foundations of a healthy balanced diet
- designing and planning a healthy breakfast.
For the 7-11 age group you can use the topic Energy in energy out which consists of two lesson plans, information pages, an interactive whiteboard game and some activity sheets.
Also for this age group is Food for life a three lesson topic again with information pages, interactive white board activities and also videos.
For 11-14 year olds our topic Healthy eating healthy living uses a range of resources including information pages, IWB games and activity sheets to explore food groups and test for fat, starch and protein.
Also for that age group are is the topic The balancing act: energy in energy out. This lesson looks at the role of energy; how we get this from food; the pattern of energy intake during the day and goes on to creating and planning meals and menus.