Educational Module Proposal Template “Engineering a Healthier Lifestyle” Friday Feedback Session

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					“Engineering a Healthier Lifestyle”
Friday Feedback Session: Team A


 Leader:                     Bellasanta Ferrer
 Members:                    Aamir Ashiqali    Mary Beth Corbin
                             Dwayne Fields     Valerie Hardy
                                       Scott Taves
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   This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant No. EEC-0502174. Any
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Module Enhancements

• “A Healthier You”
  – Inquiry Activities
      • What’s good or bad in food?
      • How do I know which food to choose?

  – Design Activities
     • Create a campaign poster

  – Ethics
     • Why is it important to help others be healthy?
Module Enhancements

• “You Deserve a Break Today”
  – Inquiry Activities
      • Which fast food offers healthier options?

  – Design Activities
     • Make a new menu

  – Ethics
     • Food sanitation
     • Self-respect
Module Enhancements

• “Code of Ethics: Do We Need One?”
  – Inquiry Activities
      • Why do people have a code of ethics?

  – Design Activities
     • Create a code of ethics for our classroom

  – Ethics
     • What conduct creates physical or emotional harm?
Module Enhancements

• “Looking Into the Mirror”
   – Inquiry Activities
       • What am I like now?
       • Where do I want to be?
       • What do I have to do (eating and lifestyle) to get
         there?

   – Design Activities
      • Designing a “new you”

   – Ethics
      • Is the lifestyle plan safe?
Modification for Elementary
Level

• “A Healthier You”
   – Utilize more pictures on posters
   – Bring in pictures from magazines/newspapers of healthy and
     unhealthy foods
• “You Deserve a Break Today”
   – Compare pictures of products
   – Make the Food Pyramid
• “Code of Ethics: Do We Need One?”
   – Investigate community helpers (police, firemen)
• “Looking Into the Mirror”
   – Draw two outlines of themselves on butcher paper, fill in one with
     healthy foods, one with unhealthy foods
Modification for Jr. High School
Level

• “A Healthier You”
   – Visit primary classrooms as guest speakers
• “You Deserve a Break Today”
   – Analyze TV and magazine ads
   – Do ad messages fit the product? Are ads misleading?
   – Use online calorie calculator
• “Code of Ethics: Do We Need One?”
   – Debate pros and cons of code of ethics and need for ethics
• “Looking Into the Mirror”
   – Research steroid use in body building and sports
   – Research eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia)
Modification for High School
Level

• “A Healthier You”
   – Student write in journals, newsletter, letters to the editor
• “You Deserve a Break Today”
   – Analyze TV and magazine ads
   – Do ad messages fit the product? Are ads misleading?
• “Code of Ethics: Do We Need One?”
   – Examine and research past and present codes of conduct
     (samurai, knights)
   – Museum visits associated with historical codes
• “Looking Into the Mirror”
   – Research steroid use in body building and sports
   – Research eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia)

				
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