SciGuides are a collection of thematically aligned lesson plans, simulations, and web-based resources for teachers to use with their students centered on standards-aligned science concepts. This SciGuide was co-developed between FDA and NSTA.
Eat smart, move more. To younger school-age kids, learning about nutrition is all about the food. But that's just part of the story. Nutrition education is science-based, addressing how food turns into you - and how smart food choices can help you be your personal best! Physical activity often fits into the message. What is food for living things? How is food digested so it can provide energy and help you grow and stay healthy? What are nutrients, what do they do, and where do they come from?