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F.A.C.T.S. for 5 : Facts & Activities about Chewing Tobacco & Smoking

Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health 1995 CATCH

A 4-session, 4-week curriculum for fifth grade students, focusing on smoking prevention. Each session is approximately 50 minutes in length. The curriculum introduces the consequences of smoking, methods to resist influences to smoke, the economics of smoking, and the effects of passive smoking.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY HEALTH INSTRUCTORS

FORMAT: 4 SESSION CURRICULUM

Family Pictures : Cuadros de Familia

Children's Book Press 1990 Carmen Lomas Garza

This bilingual picture book features drawings and stories about life in a Mexican-American family. Several of the stories focus on food --picking cactus, making tamales, eating tacos, preparing rabbit and tortillas, picking oranges, and eating watermelon.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Feast for 10

Clarion Books 1993 Cathryn Falwell

What does it take to make a feast for 10 hungry people? Start with one shopping cart, two pumpkins, three chickens...In bouncy rhymed text, count to 10 once in the grocery store as the children help Mama shop, and again at home as everyone lends a hand to prepare the meal.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Fit For A King : The Smart Kid's Guide to Food & Fun

American Academy of Pediatrics 1997

An entertaining, child-friendly video on nutrition that will grab the attention of children ages 7-11. A tale of a young monarch who, with the help of his subjects-a storyteller, scientist and a traveling sales kid - discovers not only the importance of nutrition and physical activity in a healthy life, but also the fun it brings. By using the Food Guide Pyramid, the video illustrates the numerous choices youngsters can make to create their very own healthful diet and fitness plan that indeed is "fit for a king".

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS HEALTH CLINICS PHYSICAL ED. INSTRUCTORS

FORMAT: 9 MINUTE VIDEO LEADER GUIDE REPRODUCIBLE ACTIVITY SHEET FOOD GUIDE PYRAMID POSTER

Fitness For Good Health

Perennial Education 1994

In this program, viewers will join the young heroine, Jackie, as she accepts her teacher's exciting fitness challenge: to become her own fitness hero. Viewers will learn about the different aspects of health-related fitness: strength, endurance, and flexibility. The importance of rest, safety, and good eating habits in becoming and staying fit are also stressed.

AUDIENCE: LOWER ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL ED. INSTRUCTOR

FORMAT: 15 MINUTE VIDEO

5 A Day Power Play : Eat 5 School idea and Resource Kit

California Department of Education 1994

Filled with child-driven, innovative activities. They are designed to raise awareness and encourage children to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables every day for good health. The activities provide a simple, powerful message to 9- to 11-year- old children. Activities are designed to be used by 4th and 5th grade teachers and by child nutrition/food service staff. They are easy and informative. They strengthen relationships among the classroom, the cafeteria, the family, and the community by offering cooperative activities that help children learn how to make their environment healthier. Activities based on the most recent research on prevention.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY PARENTS FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL TEACHERS HEALTH CLINICS

FORMAT: CAMERA READY TEACHING AIDS AUDIO TAPE POSTERS

Five A Day Bingo : A Fun Nutrition Game For All Ages

Food Services of America, Inc 1995 Kathy Andersen

"Five A Day Bingo" is a great way to have fun - and learn more about produce at the same time. It can be used to increase awarness of 5 A Day, encourage players to eat more fruits and vegetables, and reward players for trying new produce items.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS ELEMENTARY HIGH SCHOOL ADULT DAY CARE HEALTH CLINICS

FORMAT: GAME 25P. NOTEBOOK

Food and Feasts Between The Two World Wars

Macmillan Publishing Company, New Discovery Books 1994 Philip Steele

A social history of the foods people in Europe and North America ate in the 1920's and 1930's; emphasizes technological developments and impact of historical events.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Food And Feasts in Ancient Egypt

Zoe Books Limited 1994 Richard Balkwill

A social history of what kind of food the Ancient Egyptians ate, how they ate it, and how their lives were conditioned by the Nile AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Food And Feasts in Ancient Greece

New Discovery Books 1995 Imogen Dawson

A social history of the ancient Greeks, explaining what foods were eaten and describing how they were prepared or cooked. Includes information about events that brought about special celebrations and feasts.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Food And Feasts In Ancient Rome

New Discovery Books 1994 Philip Steele

A social history of life in Ancient Rome, explaining why certain foods were eaten and how they were eaten. Includes information about the events that brought about special celebrations, and how these celebrations can be re-created today.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Food And Feasts In The Middle Ages

New Discovery Books 1995 Imogen Dawson

A social history of the Medieval period, explaining why certain foods were eaten and how they were eaten, and what events brought about special celebrations and feasts.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Food and Feasts in Tudor Times

New Discovery Books 1995 Richard Balkwill

A social history of the Tudor period in England, explaining what foods were eaten and how they were prepared; emphasizes the kinds of food eaten by country people, townspeople, nobility, and royalty, and the new food available as a result of increased travel.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Food and Feasts With The Aztecs

New Discovery Book 1995 Imogen Dawson

A social history of life in the Aztec Empire just before the Spanish conquest, explaining why certain foods were eaten and describing how they were prepared or cooked. Includes information about events that brought about special celebrations and feasts.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Food and Feasts with the Vikings

New Discovery Books 1995 Hazel Mary Martell

A social history of the Viking peoples in Europe, explaining what foods were eaten and how they were prepared or cooked. Includes information about events that brought about special celebrations and feasts.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Food Guide Pyramid Flannel Board Cutouts

Help students learn how to make healthy food choices with this 25" flannel pyramid and 62 moveable flannel pieces to be placed in their respective food groups.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PRESCHOOL EARLY ELEMENTARY

FORMAT: FLANNEL BOARD FOOD PYRAMID

Food Guide Pyramid Lesson Plans : Kindergarten

Young People's Healthy Heart Program 1995 Sharon E. Buhr

Lesson plans developed for teachers of kindergarten children. The lesson plans are intended to introduce students to the Food Guide Pyramid, which will help them make better daily food choices. Each lesson plan contains specific age-appropriate objectives to be met, a daily supply list, additional resources, a healthy recipe to be made in class, and a parent newsletter.

AUDIENCE: KINDERGARTEN

FORMAT: LESSON PLANS REPRODUCIBLE WORKSHEETS

Food Guide Pyramid Lesson Plans : First Grade

Young People's Healthy Heart Program 1995 Sharon E. Buhr

Lesson plans developed for teachers of first grade children. The lesson plans are intended to introduce students to the Food Guide Pyramid, which will help them make better daily food choices. Each lesson plan contains specific age-appropriate objectives to be met, a daily supply list, additional resources, a healthy recipe to be made in class, and a parent newsletter.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY-FIRST GRADE

FORMAT: LESSON PLANS REPRODUCIBLE WORKSHEETS

Food Guide Pyramid Lesson Plans : Second Grade

Young People's Healthy Heart Program 1995 Sharon E. Buhr

Lesson plans developed for teachers of second grade children. The lesson plans are intended to introduce students to the Food Guide Pyramid, which will help them make better daily food choices. Each lesson plan contains specific age-appropriate objectives to be met, a daily supply list, additional resources, a healthy recipe to be made in class, and a parent newsletter.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY-SECOND GRADE

FORMAT: LESSON PLANS REPRODUCIBLE WORKSHEETS

Food Guide Pyramid Lesson Plans : Third Grade

Young People's Healthy Heart Program 1995 Sharon E. Buhr

Lesson plans developed for teachers of third grade children. The lesson plans are intended to introduce students to the Food Guide Pyramid, which will help them make better daily food choices. Each lesson plan contains specific age-appropriate objectives to be met, a daily supply list, additional resources, a healthy recipe to be made in class, and a parent newsletter.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY-THIRD GRADE

FORMAT: LESSON PLANS REPRODUCIBLE WORKSHEETS

Food Guide Pyramid Lesson Plans : Fourth Grade

Young People's Healthy Heart Program 1995 Sharon E. Buhr

Lesson plans developed for teachers of fourth grade children. The lesson plans are intended to introduce students to the Food Guide Pyramid, which will help them make better daily food choices. Each lesson plan contains specific age-appropriate objectives to be met, a daily supply list, additional resources, a healthy recipe to be made in class, and a parent newsletter.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY-FOURTH GRADE

FORMAT: LESSON PLANS REPRODUCIBLE WORKSHEETS

Food Guide Pyramid Lesson Plans : Fifth Grade

Young People's Healthy Heart Program 1995 Sharon E. Buhr

Lesson plans developed for teachers of fifth grade children. The lesson plans are intended to introduce students to the Food Guide Pyramid, which will help them make better daily food choices. Each lesson plan contains specific age-appropriate objectives to be met, a daily supply list, additional resources, a healthy recipe to be made in class, and a parent newsletter.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY-FIFTH GRADE

FORMAT: LESSON PLANS REPRODUCIBLE WORKSHEETS

Food Guide Pyramid Lesson Plans : Sixth Grade

Young People's Healthy Heart Program 1995 Sharon E. Buhr

Lesson plans developed for teachers of sixth grade children. The lesson plans are intended to introduce students to the Food Guide Pyramid, which will help them make better daily food choices. Each lesson plan contains specific age-appropriate objectives to be met, a daily supply list, additional resources, a healthy recipe to be made in class, and a parent newsletter.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY-SIXTH GRADE

FORMAT: LESSON PLANS REPRODUCIBLE WORKSHEETS

Food Models for General Audience : Comparison Cards

National Dairy Council 1994

Life-size cardboard photographs of 185 commonly eaten foods, in portion sizes. The back of each card contains nutrient information. The Leader Guide contains several activity ideas for using the Food Models.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY STUDENTS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GENERAL ADULT

FORMAT: 185 FOOD MODELS, LEADERS GUIDE

Food Pyramid Bingo

Smartpicks, Inc 1996 Kathleen Stefancin

What a dynamic way to learn about food and nutrition! Food Pyramid Bingo is an energetic, exciting way to teach people of all ages about good nutrition through interaction and fun! For ease of participation, this unique game is formatted after the traditional bingo game with the addition of the Food Guide Pyramid structure at the top of the card for easy reference. Each player will increase personal knowledge of 95 pre-selected foods, including placement within the Food Guide Pyramid and serving sizes.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS COMMUNITY

FORMAT: 30 LAMINATED CARDS 95 PICTURE SQUARES CHECKING CHART INSTRUCTION SHEET

Food, Energy and You

Perennial Education 1993 Sy Wexler

This program demonstrates how our bodies use energy and where it comes from in the foods we eat. Getting a sufficient amount of food energy to maintain growth and development is stressed. This edition demonstrates the process by which food supplies energy, and makes clear how and why sensible eating habits contribute significantly to our well-being.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY STUDENTS CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: 20 MINUTE VIDEO

Food, Family & Fun : A Seasonal Guide to Healthy Eating

June 1996 USDA

This 122 page book is a collection of 50 recipes intended for use by parents. The recipes are arranged by months of the year, and each recipe includes a family nutrition education activity. This book is part of USDA's Team Nutrition program.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS

FORMAT: 122P. BOOK

Foods Around The World

Dairy Council of Wisconsin

Take a trip to different countries using this multicultural program. In just minutes, you can create a bulletin board which is ideal for every setting and appropriate for all age groups. It can be individually tailored to meet your needs by displaying and studying any one or all 15 countries. This teacher-tested program includes a map, flag, food list, and reference sheet for each country; a colorful banner; 150 colorful food picture cards; a teacher/leader guide with 3 lessons and 20 activities for grades 2-6; and a recipe booklet.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY STUDENTS CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: MAPS, PICTURE FOOD CARDS TEACHER/LEADER GUIDE RECIPE BOOKLET

The Foods I Eat...The Foods You Eat

Many Hands Media 1996

This learning program offers special opportunities for young children to explore a multicultural world of food! With this food and nutrition education program, children experience a variety of foods...and learn how foods that help them grow are both alike and different. It's a celebration of food and culture!

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS HEAD START EARLY ELEMENTARY NUTRITIONISTS

FORMAT: TEACHERS GUIDE AUDIO CASSETTE BOOKS AND RECIPE CARDS

Foodworks : Over 100 Science Activities and Fascinating Facts That Explore the Magic of Food

Addison-Wesley Publishing Company 1987 Ontario Science Center

Created by the world-famous Ontario Science Centre. A mixture of activities, games, and fascinating facts on the subject of food--from teeth and taste to stomach and digestion; from what's in it and who eats it, to its history and culture. You'll discover why you feel hungry and what happens to a hamburger after you take a bite. You'll find out what kids eat for breakfast in India and why the Chinese don't eat cheese. You'll make your own ice cream without a machine, create your own hydroponic garden and get the inside story on chocolate, hot dogs, soda pop, and other popular foods. You'll learn about fish farming, food in space, the secret life of seeds, the eating habits of a python, and much, much, more.

AUDIENCE: UPPER ELEMENTARY STUDENTS MIDDLE SCHOOL

FORMAT: 90P. BOOK

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Photo Cards

1997 California Department of Education

There are one hundred and forty two photo cards in a set. The front of each card contains the photograph of the fruit or vegetable and its English and California-Mexican-Spanish name. The back of each card contains the nutrient analysis in bar-graph form; the serving size; the preparation of the fruit or vegetable; a map showing the state or states that produce the greatest quantity of fruit or vegetable; a symbol indicating what part of the plant is eaten; and the names of the varieties of the fruit or vegetable.

AUDIENCE: MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS UPPER ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

FORMAT: 142 PHOTOS

From Farm To Food

Pennsylvania Department of Education 1993

The subject of this 10 minute video is food origins. The Food Guide Pyramid is used to show Pennsylvania school children what food products come from their State and where these products fit into the Pyramid scheme.

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS HEALTH CLINICS

FORMAT: 10 MINUTE VIDEO

From Moo To You

Dairy Council of Wisconsin 1996

When your students participate in From Moo to You, they will travel through the pasture, barn, and dairy plant with Billy to learn how milk is produced and processed. Additional trips to the supermarket and school explain the nutritious benefits that milk provides in combination with other foods from the Food Guide Pyramid.

AUDIENCE: PRESCHOOL EARLY ELEMENTARY

FORMAT: CD-ROM COMPUTER PROGRAM

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Get Ready, Get Set, Go for Quality Service

1996 National Food Service Management Institute

1996 Breakfast/ Lunch training module contains manual and videotape designed for school food service managers to use in employee training. Module defines and describes Value Added Productivity, and covers preparing items using a batch process. Ready-to-use food production and product comparison forms are included.

AUDIENCE: CHILD NUTRITION PROFESSIONALS SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE MANAGERS

FORMAT: 80P. BOOK 14 MINUTE VIDEO

The Girl Within

Ballantine Books 1989 Emily Hancock

The author describes one of the most talked-about studies in contemporary feminist (and eating disorders) theory. She identifies a crucial period of life prior to the onset of adolescence when girls crystallize a distinct and vital sense of self, which is then lost in the process of female socialization.

AUDIENCE: HIGH SCHOOL MIDDLE SCHOOL GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 292P. BOOK

Girls In The Nineties

Salal Books 1994 Sandra susan Friedman

Most middle school-aged girls cope with physical changes and new feelings by focusing on their weight and food. This innovative prevention program is designed to diffuse this preoccupation before it becomes entrenched. For teachers, therapists, youth counselors, parents-anyone who influences pre-adolescent girls.

AUDIENCE: TEACHERS HEALTH PROVIDERS NUTRITIONISTS GENERAL ADULT

FORMAT: 42P. BOOK

Giving you the Best that I Got, Baby

John Hopkins University School of Public Health 1993 The Office of the Maryland WIC Program

Almost all women know that breastmilk is the best food for a newborn baby. Yet many women choose not to breastfeed. This video is designed to motivate women to choose breastfeeding. Uses role models to address specific concerns women have about breastfeeding. Features singing superstar Anita Baker.

AUDIENCE: PARENTS PREGNANT WOMAN

FORMAT: 14 MINUTE VIDEO

The Gluten-Free Gourmet : Living Well Without Wheat

Henry Holt and Company, Inc. 1990 Bette Hagman

This is an excellent resource for those needing to cook without using gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, and oats. Expecially useful, along with the many recipes, are chapters on hidden glutens and traveling and dining out.

AUDIENCE: PARENTS GENERAL ADULT CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL

FORMAT: 237P. BOOK

Go for the Gold! : In Child Nutrition

National Food Service Management Institute 1994

A tool for training staff on quality customer service in school lunch. The lessons cover providing quality food, marketing the cafeteria, improving communication, and improving the serving line. In the video a narrator describes how to market school food service to students. The three parts of this publication include a training manual, a handbook for professionals and a video.

AUDIENCE: FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL CHILD NUTRITION PROFESSIONAL

FORMAT: 100 PAGE TRAINING MANUAL HANDBOOK 16 MINUTE VIDEO

A Good Soup Attracts Chairs : A First African Cookbook for American Kids

Pelican Publishing Company, Inc. 1993 Fran Osseo-Asare

A recipe for cultural understanding, this attractively illustrated full-color book covers basic cooking tips as well as special African techniques for making appealing and adventuresome dishes such as egg curry, banku, fufu, African doughnuts, and akla, a yummy relative of Southern hush puppies. The easy-to-follow, easy-to-supervise recipes from the kitchens and courtyards of Ghana and West Africa are futher enhanced with cultural and historical notes and directions for giving an African party complete with music and games. Includes an extensive glossary of West African ingredients, where to find them, and what to substitute.

AUDIENCE: MIDDLE SCHOOL ELEMENTARY GENERAL ADULTS

FORMAT: 159P. BOOK

The Great Food Almanac : A Feast of Facts From A to Z

Collins Publishers 1994 Irene Chalmers

More than 260 entries on such far-ranging topics as airline food, cheeses, farm subsidies, minerals, Queen Victoria's wedding cake, restaurants and tofu. Chalmers accents them with recipes and quotes, and rounds the whole presentation out with mail- order sources, lists of associations and bibliographies. Food concerns are met head on, including the use of hormones in cattle ranching, as well as the use of "synthetic pigment" supplements to color the white flesh of pen-raised salmon. An entertaining and informative book for lovers of both trivia and food.

AUDIENCE: HIGH SCHOOL GENERAL ADULT TEACHERS

FORMAT: 368P. BOOK

Guide to Feeding Young Children with Special Needs

Arizona Department Health Services, Office of Nutrition Services  1995

 

A guide to increase awareness of the special challenges involved in the nutrition and feeding concerns for children with special needs. Helps develop understanding, acceptance, and skills necessary for nourishing these children.

AUDIENCE: HEALTH CLINICS NUTRITIONISTS TEACHERS CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS

FORMAT: 95P. BOOK

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