Nutrition Scavenger Hunt

Nutrition Scavenger Hunt - One of Project School Wellness top selling health resources. This middle school lesson plan is perfect for health and science teachers as it introduces students to basic nutrition concepts and terms. This activity is also versatile as it can also be used as a fitness activity.

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Build health literacy with an interactive and engaging Nutrition Scavenger Hunt!!

» Teach students basic nutrition terms and concepts

» Introduce students to the foundation of building a healthy diet

» Get students out of their desks and moving during this interactive scavenger hunt


Why you’ll love it: 

» Interactive and gets kids moving

» Creates an engaging opportunity for students to build health literacy  

» High level of peer-to-peer interaction


What’s included: 

» Nutrition clue cards, task cards, and exercise cards

» Two Student Worksheets and Activities – – Nutrition Scavenger Hunt and Fueling Your Body  – – Each lesson comes with an instructional video, detailed teaching guide, answer key, teaching examples, grading rubric, and quick print student worksheets.

» Exercise Posters (a demo of this download)

» Physical Health teaching video

***Bonus: We have a blog post all about this activity


Highlighted Nutrition Terms: 

» Variety
» Moderation
» Balance
» Carbohydrate
» Protein
» Fats
» Minerals
» Vitamins
» Water
» Empty Calories
» Real Food
» Daily Food Guide


Perfect for:

» Teachers intentionally focused on empowering students to thrive.

» Health and Physical Health education teachers wishing to nurture health literacy

» Health and science teachers looking for a way to integrate movement and activity into the classroom




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