Year 7 to Year 9 Nutrition Class
Local International School
Description: This is an optional course for students in their year 7 to year 9, including 4 sessions (an hour each). The course will introduce knowledge about food pyramid, what should we eat on a daily basis, and also explain what nutrients in what type of food category. During each session, students will be doing some in-class activities using technology as a supporting tool.
- Enhance student’s interest in learning nutritions.
- Improve their understanding and knowledge of nutrition facts
Target Audience: Year 7-9 (Lower Secondary School)
Group Size: A class of 30 students, they are divided into 6 groups with 5 students in each group.
Lesson Duration: In total, there will be 4 sessions, an hour for each session.
Students will be required to do some in-class individual and group activities, as well as some after-class homework for them to practice their knowledge and skills obtained in the previous session, also to get them prepared for the next class.
Activity Details: The activities will include a Warm-up Quiz (Kahoot), posting student’s favourite foods in Padlet, demonstrating nutrients in real foods (Skitch photos), doing concept map for nutrition facts (Popplet), creating group poster for their nutrition slogan (Adobe Spark Post) and making a short video of their group’s Daily Meals Plan (Adobe Spark Video).
Table of Activities and Deliverables in this Nutrition Class Technology Design
Apps and Softwares: Kahoot, Padlet, Skitch, Popplet, Adobe Spark Post and Spark Video.
Choose My Plate Dietary Guidelines
Choose My Plate: A Lyrical Rendition
Sample video (demonstrating how the app is used)
Sample video of student’s work (how the technology is used to create the work)
Sample poster made with Spark Post by the Lesson and Webpage designer
Evaluations will include both Peer-Assessment section (a questionnaire will be supplied) and Instructor’s Feedback (according to the rubrics). The rubrics will be looking at the following elements:
- Creativity of the ideas
- Originality of the contents
- Clarity of the presentation (structure, text and image)
- Creativity of the video production
- Quality of the audio-visual material
Peer Assessment Questionnaire
This questionnaire will include the following simple questions for students to evaluate and comment on other group's work.
- What do you think of the content?
- How about the structure of their work?
- Do you like their work? Why?
- What are the good things about their work?
- What needs to be improved for their work?
- The rank for this group’s work is…?
- Further Comments:__________________