Students will learn how food is digested and converted into energy.
Students will engage in an evidence-based mindfulness eating activity.
Students will form a hypothesis based on the question, What will the heart rate do in various conditions and why?
Students will learn how to take their pulse.
Students will plot their heart rates on a graph as evidence for their hypothesis.
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Healthy Habits Afterschool Booklist:
- The Food Parade: Healthy Eating with the Nutritious Food Groups by Elicia Castaldi
- The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza) by Philomen Sturges
- The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller
- What Happens to a Hamburger? by Paul Showers
- Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
- Poem “Jimmy Jet and His TV Set” from Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
- The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat
- Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson
- How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? The Story of Food by Chris Butterworth
- Gazpacho for Nacho by Tracey Kyle
- I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
- The Heart: Our Circulatory System by Steven Simon
- Bones: Our Skeletal System by Steven Jenkins
- A Drop of Blood by Paul Showers
- Hear Your Heart by Paul Showers
- Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
- Time to Sleep by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
- My Plate blank coloring sheet
- American Academy of Pediatrics Energy Out
- American Academy of Pediatrics Sleep Guidelines
- Cleveland Clinic: Importance of Sleep for Kids and Teens
- Why Your Child Can’t Skip Their Twenty Minutes of Reading Tonight
- Alliance for Childhood: Time for Play, Everyday