Global Nutrition-Overview



Students will learn about the global issues that effect nutrition and wellness. Students will be challenged during an interactive opener to comprehend the realities of world hunger. During this multi-day lesson students will apply statistics and facts of a country toward understanding the realities of global nutrition and wellness. By making this lesson early in the year students can understand that they are fortunate to have a choice in good nutrition.

Lesson Time

Opener and Lecture
1 Day
2 Days
Present PPT
3 Days
Make comparisons and conclusions
1 Day

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 (2)
California Academic Content Standards (4)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to identify nutrition and wellness statistics.
  • Students will learn to access credible websites for current statistics.
  • Students will be able to create a PPT presentation and present to peers.
  • Students will analyze data for nutrition relationships.
  • Students will understand the % of hunger in the world and cultural differences and similarities.

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