STANDARD - 2.1
GRADE - 6GOAL - The students will learn six nutrients and their importance for the body.
LEARNING TASKS - Begin your lesson with DO NOW question on the board. "What do you need to do to have strong bones, healthy skin, and have energy?" This activity will warm your students up for six nutrients topic. I am sure that your students give your responses that will relate to the topic. For example - eat healthy food - eat vegetables - eat fruits - drink milk. Good job - that's the way to go.
I will supply you with basic power point presentation about 6 nutrients.
Also - distribute the six nutrients worksheet to the students - when you go through the presentation let students answer the questions from it.
Continue your lesson with presenting words to know.
Nutrition - is the science that studies food and how it benefits the body Diet - is everything you eat and drink Nutrients - are the substances found in food
Next - explain to the students the process of Satisfying the Hunger -
At this time - discuss what food does for your body. Here are some responses that you should get from your students -
What does it mean to have a healthy diet? It means that person has to eat a variety of foods. The foods that are rich in nutrients.
Now is the time to present 6 nutrients -
Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy. It is readilly available energy that people use for daily activities. Sources of carbohydrates -
Water is essential to our body because it carries nutrients. Also - it help many body's functions that are very important for a healthy well being. For example - removing wastes.
Sources of Water -
Some of your students might be wondering - how much should they eat? It varies - because it depends on three factors -
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY - Write down short paragraph that explains why each nutrient is essential for a healthy body and in what types of food you can find it.
CONCLUSION - Why do we eat? Identify six nutrients? Explain how each nutrient benefits the body?
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