Skip Navigation

Utah Core  •  Curriculum Search  •  All CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education Lesson Plans  •  USBE CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education website


CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education Curriculum
FACS Exploration
Back to Previous Screen Back
Lesson Plans  
Strand 6
Students will identify and discuss the importance of food and nutrition sciences and related careers through class activities and lab experiences. (FACS Food Science, Dietetics & Nutrition and Food Services \ Culinary Arts Career Pathways)
Standard 2
Students will discuss and analyze basic nutrition information that is taught and practiced in dietetic careers.
  • Exploring Dietary Guidelines & Healthy Eating Patterns
    Students will explore the current Dietary Guidelines and healthy eating patterns as they relate to MyPlate. There is a PowerPoint and note guide to accompany this lesson. The note guide also has a mini dietary analysis activity. A calorie burn-off activity will also accompany the lesson.
  • Nutrient Comic Strip
    Students design a comic strip with a purpose of explaining what a specific nutrient does and how it functions in our body.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - PEARL HART and see the CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - THALEA LONGHURST .  
These materials have been produced by and for the teachers of the State of Utah. Copies of these materials may be freely reproduced for teacher and classroom use. When distributing these materials, credit should be given to Utah State Board of Education. These materials may not be published, in whole or part, or in any other format, without the written permission of the Utah State Board of Education, 250 East 500 South, PO Box 144200, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4200.
© Utah Education Network in partnership with the Utah State Board of Education and Higher Ed Utah.
UEN does not endorse and is not responsible for content on external websites linked to from this page.
(800) 866-5852     |     KUEN CPB Compliance    |     Web Accessibility     |     Captioning