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Health Education Curriculum Health Education - 3rd Grade
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Strand 5 : NUTRITION (N)

Students will learn to make healthy nutritional choices and identify factors that influence food choices.

Standard 3.N.1:

Demonstrate healthy behaviors to maintain or improve personal nutrition, fitness, and oral health including encouraging healthy food behavior and physical activity.
  • EDU lesson plan
    In this lesson we will talk about why it is important to be healthy. We will use lots of pictures and class participation.
  • Nutrition
    This is an interdisciplinary unit for Grade 3 on Nutrition. This lesson will help students better understand the benefits of eating nutritiously and ways they can eat healthier. Students will record their daily food intake and create a bar graph. We will discuss the consequences of poor nutrition in various cultures of the world. Students will learn various nutritional terms.

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 - Jodi  Parker and see the Health Education website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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