Fall Curriculum Lesson 1 My lifestyle, My kitchen, and ME! Supplies needed for this lesson: o Jump rope o Crayons/Colored pencils o Choose My Plate poster o Choose My Plate copies o Questionnaire copies o Taste Buddies worksheet copies o "Slow food after school" folder for each student o Internet access http://www.choosemyplate.gov/myplate/index.aspx o Food: Apples, Banana, Pears, and Grapes Lesson My lifestyle (Hand out questionnaire first) What is physical activity? Physical activity simply means movement of the body that uses energy. Walking, gardening, briskly pushing a baby stroller, climbing the stairs, playing soccer, or dancing the night away are all good examples of being active. For health benefits, physical activity should be moderate or vigorous intensity. How much do I need? Adults: 2.5 hours a week Young Adults and Children: 60 min a day When and Where can I exercise? Moderate physical activities include: Walking briskly (about 3 ½ miles per hour) Bicycling (less than 10 miles per hour) General gardening (raking, trimming shrubs) Dancing Golf (walking and carrying clubs) Water aerobics Canoeing Tennis (doubles) Vigorous physical activities include: Running/jogging (5 miles per hour) Walking very fast (4 ½ miles per hour) Bicycling (more than 10 miles per hour) Heavy yard work, such as chopping wood Swimming (freestyle laps) Aerobics Basketball (competitive) Tennis (singles) Fall Curriculum Try it out! Jumping jacks Jump Rope Run, Skip, Hop Working in the kitchen Rules 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Always wash your hands before touching food or supplies. Read the recipe through all the way before you begin. Never run in the kitchen. Never touch anything electrical with wet hands. Keep handles of pots and pans on the stovetop turned to the side. Be very careful with knives. Never use a blender, open flame or knife without adult supervision. Always use oven gloves or potholders for hot items such as pans, baking trays, and opening the oven. 9. Make sure you turn everything off once you have finished. 10. Keep the kitchen bench and the rest of the work area clean and tidy as you go. A mess is distracting. Tools: (Name some tools in the kitchen that they will be working with today) o Cutting board o Knife o Apple slicer (?) My food needs How much of what? Choose my plate poster and coloring page SuperTracker online (The Daily Plan) http://www.choosemyplate.gov/myplate/index.aspx Taste Buddies: apples, bananas, pears, and grapes Taste: Sour, Sweet, Salty, Bitter Texture: rough, soft, smooth, crunchy, juicy Color Favorite What food group does this go in?