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Nutrition Pathfinders: SNEB MyPlate e-Catalog
Nutrition Pathfinders

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Dairy Council of California


Dairy Council of California

Date Produced:Produced in 2002; updated and revised in 2010.
  • CD-ROM
  • Booklet
  • Curriculum
  • Web Site
  • Upper elementary age children, grades 4-5. Ages 9-11
  • General Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Meal Planning
  • Eating Patterns
  • Portion Sizes
  • Healthy Eating Tips
  • Grains/Whole Grains
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Dairy
  • Meat and Beans
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Increased value for building character, leadership, teamwork and self-esteem as part of a plan for overall health. Dealing with food decisions commonly encountered by children of this age.
Description:Nutrition Pathfinders is a decision-making simulation that challenges students to experience real-world practice in applying problem-solving, reasoning and critical thinking skills as they learn about nutrition and personal health issues. This revised program revolves around a camp simulation directed by students utilizing a CD-ROM interactive program. The materials included in the five core lessons are: - Camp Eatawella CD-ROM (class set of six) - Teacher Guide including background nutrition information, materials list for each activity, advanced preparation tips and Cafeteria Connections. - Camp Eatawella student workbook available in English and Spanish - Nutrition Pathfinders website that supports parents, teachers and students with additional information and follow-up activities. Student outcomes include: - Demonstrate an increased value for making healthy food choices and show positive behavior change for making individual food choices - Demonstrate the importance of eating a wide variety of foods - Demonstrate positive behavior change for making individual physical activity choices that contribute to whole health - Help at home with meal planning and shopping - Demonstrate media awareness through advertisement critiquing - Demonstrate an increased value for building character, leadership, teamwork and self-esteem as part of a plan for overall health.
Language:Student workbooks available in Spanish
Cost:Free to teachers in CA. Outside of CA - available for sale for $35.00
Ordering Info:In California, call 877-324-7901 or visit website for program information at www.dairycouncilofca.org. Outside of CA, call 866-572-1359 or visit website for order form. Send order form and check/PO (for cost of program plus shipping & handling) to: Dairy Council of CA, 1101 National Drive, Ste B, Sacramento, CA 95834.
Web Site:Program website is http://np.dairycouncilofca.org