Childhood Obesity



In this lesson students will understand the startling trends in childhood obesity and discuss short and long term health effects, and positive prevention techniques. There is a dynamic opening speech by Jamie Oliver, followed by a guided notes PPT interactive discussion. Students should be able to use all their nutrition knowledge to do case studies as part of the assessment.

Lesson Time

Intro, PPT, case study
3 Days

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
    • Food Science, Dietetics, and Nutrition
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand the statistics for childhood obesity, link to short and long term health effects and prevention methods

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