In this activity, students apply their new learning to create fun ways to eat the rainbow during the week.
In this activity, students will discover how eating different types of foods impacts their blood sugar by creating a class graph of foods that are categorized as low, medium, or high on the glycemic index scale.
In this activity, students collaborate to create a Tree of Health mural to illustrate what they have learned about the external factors and personal decisions that impact their health.
In this lesson, students learn what it means to “eat the rainbow” and how that is different from eating processed foods.
In this lesson, students learn about carbohydrates—what they are, where they’re found, and what they do—and begin to think about how much sugar they consume every day.
In this lesson, students collaborate to gather and share information about the benefits of physical activity, types of physical activity, and examples of exercise.
Students and parents can utilize the NEW Family Toolkit to discuss healthy habits together as a family. Families will learn how to make mealtime a family affair and why it's important to eat a varied, balanced diet.
This DIY Gardening Guide walks students and teachers through planning and growing a garden. Students will be introduced to the benefits of gardening, learn about photosynthesis, gain an understanding of what plants need to grow, and identify connections between eating whole foods and health.
The Super Health, Super You Community Challenge emboldens students to become community leaders in healthy lifestyle choices and drive diabetes prevention awareness. Encourage students to identify a health-related issue in your school community and work together to submit a solution for the chance to win a $10k grant to bring their ideas to life! Check back in January 2018 to find out who won!