The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Healthy Eating Board Game

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Healthy Eating Board Game

Board Game based on the popular book. Pupils use counters to move around the board and collect ’ Yummy’ tokens for healthy treats and ‘Yucky’ tokens for unhealthy ones. Plenty of opportunity for developing language and a maths element at the end of the game. Also on the board are pictures depicting the life cycle of a butterfly, giving opportunity for further discussion. Full instructions included. Board needs to be printed A3 or ‘blown up’ to A3 size using a colour photocopier.
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Keeping Healthy Visual Story Prompts

Keeping Healthy Visual Story Prompts

Keeping Healthy is a major issue in every school. This presentation helps you to discuss it clearly with your class. The clear visual prompts are a great starting point. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different healthy activities being shown in each of the photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching set of story prompts. The students could also take five of the laminated photos and create them into a story . The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
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Animals of the ice age

Animals of the ice age

Thousands of years ago, much of the UK was covered by huge ice sheets. Despite these harsh conditions, many animals survived. Find out what animals lived during the Ice Ages, how we know, and investigate how they coped with the cold climate. RootsnShoots is the Jane Goodall Institute’s international Education Programme for young people. It inspires practical, positive action for people, animals and the environment. A free resource pack is available for teachers who register at www.rootsnshoots.org.uk
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'Eat Like An Athlete' Lesson Plan - Count On Carbohydrate

'Eat Like An Athlete' Lesson Plan - Count On Carbohydrate

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'The Power Of Protein', 'Fats For Fitness', 'Vitamins & Minerals', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Learning Objectives - • What are carbohydrates? • Why the body needs carbohydrates • Carbohydrates as body fuel for energy, concentration, mood • Practical uses to fuel physical activity • Carbohydrates to fuel physical activity and sport • How to identify slow-release vs. fast- release /complex vs. refined • How to choose top sources of carbohydrate for sustained energy levels Extension - Cooking with carbohydrates (optional, also no-cook options) Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Hydration - Mind Your Pees!

Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Hydration - Mind Your Pees!

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'Count On Carbohydrates', 'The Power Of Protein', 'Fats For Fitness', 'Vitamins And Minerals', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Pupils learn - • The importance of hydration • How much we should drink on a daily basis • How to tell if we are drinking enough - the pee chart • The importance of good hydration in physical activity and sports performance • How to identify signs of dehydration • The theory behind sports drinks • Commercial drinks - identifying sugar content, making informed decisions when choosing drinks Extension - Make your own energy/sports drink- Mexican Guacamole with Homemade Tortilla Chips. Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Vitamins and Minerals

Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Vitamins and Minerals

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'Count On Carbohydrates', 'The Power of Protein', 'Fats for Fitness', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Learning Objectives - • What are vitamins and minerals and why does the body need them? • The concept behind 'rainbow' foods • 5-a-day and portion sizes • The importance of vitamins and minerals in sport • Top sources of vitamins and minerals Extension - Cooking with vitamins and minerals - Sweet Potato Wedges/ Chocolate Oranges Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - The Power Of Protein

Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - The Power Of Protein

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'Count On Carbohydrates', 'Fats For Fitness', 'Vitamins & Minerals', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Learning Objectives - • What is protein and why does the body need it? • Protein for growth, development, energy, hormones • Protein for sports performance • Combining carbohydrates and protein for sustained energy/sports performance • Identify top sources of protein Extension - Cooking with protein - Chicken Skewers/Chickpea Falafel. Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Fat For Fitness

Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Fat For Fitness

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'Count On Carbohydrates', 'The Power of Protein', 'Vitamins and Minerals', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Learning Objectives - • What is fat and why does the body need it? • Fats for growth, development, energy, hormones • Fats for sports performance • Different types of fat - saturated and unsaturated • Health benefits of unsaturated fats • How to identify different types of fat • How to cook using healthy fats Extension - Cooking with fats - Mexican Guacamole with Homemade Tortilla Chips. Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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Math Fast Food Project: Understanding Nutritional Values and Food Statistics for KS2

Math Fast Food Project: Understanding Nutritional Values and Food Statistics for KS2

Math fast food project: Welcome This week long lesson package is intended to do three things Get students using a range of mathematical strategies to understand the nutritional value of fast food. Make students aware of the nutritional value of fast food and also identify how much exercise is required to burn it off. Make students think twice about eating fast food once they understand the long term effects it can have on their bodies. The lesson plan is put together in a PowerPoint format that you can edit to add any other fast food franchises or change to suit the needs of your students although the content within the presentation should easily meet the needs of your students without any alteration required. The Content is broken into four one 60 - 90 minute lessons and would easily account for a weeks worth of maths once you get your students to present their results and reflect upon their learning.
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Who lives in the ice today?

Who lives in the ice today?

This Roots & Shoots resource asks pupils to consider: do people live in cold places in the world today? Who are they, and how do they cope with these extreme environments? Find out who they are, think about what a day in their life would be like, and imagine what they look like. RootsnShoots is the Jane Goodall Institute’s international Education Programme for young people. It inspires practical, positive action for people, animals and the environment. A free resource pack is also available for teachers who register their school at www.rootsnshoots.org.uk.
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