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Health Education Curriculum Health Education - 4th Grade
Lesson Plans

Strand 5: NUTRITION (N)

Students will identify the basics of nutrition, healthy eating habits, and advertising techniques. Students will also identify statewide food resources.

Standard 4.N.4:

Examine how health can be managed through healthy eating and physical activity.
  • Fast, Strong, Fit: Are You a Super Health Hero?
    Health and nutrition are growing concerns for Utah communities. Rising health care costs and illness can decrease the effectiveness of a community in many ways. On the other hand, decisions that increase health and fitness benefit everyone. This lesson encourages students to learn about and adopt healthy lifestyles.
  • Moving in the Community
    This lesson shows how to use GPS and mapping skills to make exercise areas in your community. These can include walking, riding, and biking trails.
  • Nutrition and Fitness
    Students will analyze their food and physical activity habits by keeping a food and exercise diary for three days. They will create a personal nutrition and activity plan and follow it for 3 days and report on their success.

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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