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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 2 Lesson 1 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides
  • Info Document
  • Unit 2 Intro Notes Assignment
  • Nutrition and Wellness Research Paper Outline


What You Get When You Buy

  • Unit 2 Lesson 1: Intro to the Class & Lesson 1 Wellness and Food Decisions "Ticket" that includes the following:
    • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides
    • Link to U2L1 Information Document
    • Link to 2.01 Intro Notes
    • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Documents and Intro Notes
    • Link to Nutrition and Wellness Research Paper Outline



Lesson 1: Introduction to Digestion and Major Nutrients (15 slides)

  • CA State Standard Addressed: 1.4N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits. (adjust to match your state standard)
  • Objectives Addressed: 
    • Identify the 5 major components of the digestive system.
    • Identify the 3 phases of the digestive process and know the function of each component. 
    • Identify the 6 major nutrients. 


  • Slide 5 contains an Edpuzzle on How the Digestive System Works
  • Terms Addressed: Digestion, Absorption, Elimination, Salivary Gland, Tongue, Pharynx, Liver, Gallbladder, Esophagus, Stomach, Pancreas, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Appendix, Rectum, Anus, Macronutrients, Micronutrients, and Hydration
  • In the “notes” section of the Slides there are some talking points, guides, and ideas, and essential questions for the teacher. 
  • Next Steps Slide includes instructions for what students should complete next.


Lesson 1: Info Document 

  • Lesson 1 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 and defines each component in the digestive process. 
    • Visual representation of the digestive process. 
    • Contains information on the 3 macronutrients, 2 micronutrients, and water. 



Lesson 1: Assignments

  • 2.01 Unit Introduction Notes 
    • Notes directly correspond with the Unit 2 Lesson 1 Info Document 
    • Students are asked about the 3 phases of the digestive process, the 5 main components of the digestive system, fill in the blank of the visual, and to list the major function of each macronutrient. 




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Total Pages

18 pages

Unit 2 Lesson 1: Introduction to Digestion and Major Nutrients

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