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Health Education Curriculum Health Education - 6th Grade
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Strand 5: NUTRITION (N)

Students will develop personal healthy eating habits and positive body image. Students will also recognize global food resources.

Standard 6.N.1:

Locate age-appropriate guidelines for eating and physical activity.
  • Food...The Fuel that Keeps our Body Going
    This lesson helps the students to understand how foods affect their body. We will be focusing on the benefits of healthy food and why it is important to eat such foods. Each student will be given the opportunity to bring in a healthy food to share with the class and talk about how that food affects certain parts of the 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 - 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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