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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 1 Lesson 5 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides
  • Info Document
  • 6 PDF Government Nutrition Resources Visuals


What You Get When You Buy

  • Unit 1 Lesson 5: Accessing Community Resources for Nutrition "Ticket" that includes the following:
    • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides
    • Link to U1L5 Information Document
    • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Document


Lesson 5: Accessing Community Resources for Nutrition (18 slides)

  • The lesson begins with some topics that will be addressed in the lesson: 1) How to access nutrition information, 2) What nutrition information is available to Americans?, 3) What constitutes a qualified nutrition professional?, and 4) What role does social media play in nutrition? 
  • Lesson Objectives:
    • Compare and contrast nutrition programs available to Americans.
    • Understand the requirements of a qualified nutrition professional and give examples of where they practice.
    • Think critically about social media as a source of reliable information.
  • The history of nutrition wellness programs is discussed.
  • 6 key government services are addressed with information on each in separately linked PDF document visuals:
    • Women, Infants and Children
    • Food Stamps
    • School Lunch Program
    • Disaster Relief
    • Child and Adult Care Food Program
    • Summer Food Service Program 
  • Information on types of nutritional professionals and how to become one.
  • Information on the role of social media with discussion questions.
  • Slide 15 contains an informative video titled “Everyone’s and Expert” all about the role of social media on nutrition. 
  • Next Steps Slide includes instructions for what students should complete next.
  • In the “notes” section of the Slides there are some talking points, guides, and ideas, and essential questions for the teacher. 


Lesson 5: Info Document 

  • Lesson 5 Info Document contains information learned in the Slide Deck and then some.  Students can use the info docs as a “textbook” for the class. 
    • Describes the history of nutrition and wellness programs.
    • Describes the role of the United States Department of Agriculture.
    • Information on the 6 key government nutrition services.
    • A comparison between nutrition professionals and social media influencers. 


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25 pages


Unit 1 Lesson 5: Accessing Community Resources for Nutrition

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