Educational Module Proposal Template Friday Feedback by Levone


									Friday Feedback Session
“Engineering: A Healthier Lifestyle”
Group B:
Group Members:

Bellasanta Ferrer
Laura Guilfoyle, Shirley Hall, Kyle Miller, Peter Mlot, Melissa Reed, Marge Rockwood

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant No. EEC-0502174. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Primary Module Enhancements
Inquiry Design Ethics

What is in Your Food?

What is food?

Design a Don’t be healthy food wasteful and chart/create a recycle song Design a healthy activity pictorial schedule Keeping safe while exercising

Calories: Food and Activity

How do you grow?

Primary Adaptations
• Go, Grow, Glow—Inquiry/introduction, using pictures and read alouds, to foods and their purpose • Food tastings related to the five senses (pictograph, writing, classification, discussion of fractions) • Creating songs, poetry and drama with healthy living themes • Demonstration and discussion of exercise activities • Planting, observing and predicting growth process from seeds (measurement) • Ethics discussions on recycling and composting—Don’t Be Wasteful

Junior High Module Enhancements
Inquiry Design Ethics

What is in Your Food? Calories: Food and Activity

How do nutrients benefit me?

Design a Don’t put well-balanced yourself in diet harm’s way Food disorders

How does Design an food affect experiment your you can eat metabolism?

Junior High Adaptations • Inquiry—Science Experiments You can Eat, for example, red cabbage indicator for pH balance • Collaboration with PE teacher to implement exercise resources on Internet • Ethics—Discussion of empty calories and food disorders • Presentations by dentists about oral hygiene • Humans are “Bags of Water”—body composition 90% water

High School Module Enhancements
Inquiry Design Ethics Supersize Me

What is in Your Food?

What’s in my Design and favorite improve a snack? cal-o-meter

Calories: Food and Activity

What is the long-term effect of diet and exercise habits?

Design a Slow food long-term diet movement and activity plan

High School Adaptations
• Inquiries—investigations and experiments with proteins, carbohydrates and fats using student-selected food and long-term effects of diet and exercise • Design and improve a cal-o-meter and a long-term diet and exercise plan • Ethics—Super Size Me and discussion of Slow Food Movement • Discussions on how food affects disease prevention and healthy vs. unhealthy foods

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