1. Scope and Sequence: Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

    • Resource ID: 19433
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12

    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015

    Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness course scope and sequence within the Human Services Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit...

  2. Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness is a laboratory course that allows students to use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to help them make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality and tourism, education and training, human services, and...

  3. Lesson Plan: Careers in Nutrition - Keeping Everyone Healthy

    • Resource ID: 19705
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are expected to investigate a career in nutrition, establish personal career goals, and analyze entrepreneurial opportunities in nutrition. 
  4. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Dairy, Major Minerals and Electrolytes

    • Resource ID: 19711
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze major minerals for their functions and food sources and determine their effects on health benefits. They will also demonstrate effective work habits during activities by practicing problem-solving strategies and using leadership and teamwork skills.
  5. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Fruits and Water-Soluble Vitamins

    • Resource ID: 19712
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze water-soluble vitamins for their functions and determine their effects and health benefits.
  6. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Oils and Fats

    • Resource ID: 19713
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate food management principles by planning and preparing a recipe substituting fat with healthier options, and reduce overall fat and calories.
  7. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Physical Activity and Sports Nutrition

    • Resource ID: 19714
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the principles of digestion and metabolism and apply them to food intake and physical fitness.
  8. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Protein Foods and Trace Minerals

    • Resource ID: 19715
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze trace minerals for their functions and food sources and determine their effects on overall health.
  9. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Vegetables and Fat-Soluble Vitamins

    • Resource ID: 19716
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the role of nutrients in the body by classifying nutrients, their functions, and food sources. They will also determine the effects of fat-soluble vitamins and analyze them for their functions and food sources.
  10. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate - Weight Management, Calories and Fad Diets

    • Resource ID: 19717
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will participate in activities to calculate their BMI, research popular fad diets, assess their current eating and drinking habits, and discover what they should be eating and drinking.
  11. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Grains and Carbohydrates

    • Resource ID: 19733
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze carbohydrates for their functions and food sources, understand the role of nutrients in the body, and plan and prepare a grain group recipe.    
  12. Lesson Plan: We Are What We Eat – Connecting Food and Health

    • Resource ID: 19901
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply knowledge about digestion and metabolism to making decisions related to food intake and physical fitness.  Students will research effects of food choices and strategies to prevent diet-related diseases.
  13. Lesson Plan: Table Settings Etiquette and Presentation

    • Resource ID: 19941
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to help them make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality and tourism, education and training, human services, and health sciences.
  14. Lesson Plan: Type I Diabetes Investigation

    • Resource ID: 19905
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline strategies for prevention, treatment, and management of diet-related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, childhood obesity, anorexia, and bulimia.
  15. Lesson Plan: Successful Lab Management Guidelines

    • Resource ID: 19943
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will practice measuring techniques.
  16. Lesson Plan: More Power To You! The Energy in Food

    • Resource ID: 20013
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the role of nutrients in the body, the effects of nutrition on health, and how activity levels affect weight management.
  17. Lesson Plan: Nutritious Cupcake Wars Competition

    • Resource ID: 20001
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the relationship of activity levels and caloric intake to health and wellness, including weight management.
  18. Lesson Plan: Maintaining a Healthy Digestive System

    • Resource ID: 20028
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the principles of digestion and metabolism.
  19. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

    • Resource ID: 20071
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize and explain the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster as well as the connection between Career and Technical Education (CTE), the Human Services career cluster, and Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness.
  20. Lesson Plan: Inside the Package - Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label

    • Resource ID: 20090
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify and interpret nutrition information on food labels, research nutrition information for a favorite fast food item, and compare fast food items to healthier food versions.