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My Body Image NUTRITION FOR TEENAGERS
Alberto Bocanegra
Science




Unit created on 12/1/1999 EST.
Last modified 12/1/1999 4:48:29 PM EST.


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In the process of growing teenagers are frequently unconfortable when discussing many issues especially body image. By the end of this unit students will identify wich nutrients are needed by the body and why. They will learn to plan a well balanced diet taking in account culture, dietary habits, ethnicity and foods available to them. Students will identify how effectively and safely control their weight. Students will discuss how their diet affects their health and well being


Technology ISTE Standards (info) 


Technology Standards Technology productivity tools Use technology tools and resources for managing and communicating personal/professional information (e.g., finances, schedules, addresses, purchases, correspondence). Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publications, communications, and productivity. Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making in content learning. Collaborate with peers, experts, and others to contribute to a content related knowledge base by using technology to compile, synthesize, produce, and disseminate information, models, and other creative works. Research tools Evaluate technology-based options, including distance and distributed education, for lifelong learning. Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publications, communications, and productivity. Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making in content learning. Investigate and apply expert systems, intelligent agents, and simulations in real-world situations.

Information Literacy Standards (info) 


Literacy Standards Category I: Information Literacy The student who is information literate: Standard 1 Accesses information efficiently and effectively, as described by the following indicators: 1. recognizes the need for information: 2. recognizes that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision making; 3. formulates questions based on information needs; 4. identifies a variety of potential sources of information; 5. develops and uses successful strategies for locating information. Standard 2: Evaluates information critically and competently, as described by the following indicators: 1. determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness; 2. distinguishes among facts, point of view, and opinion; 3. identifies inaccurate and misleading information; 4. selects information appropriate to the problem or question at hand. Standard 3: Uses information effectively and creatively, as described by the following indicators: 1. organizes information for practical application; 2. integrates new information into one's own knowledge; 3. applies information in critical thinking and problem solving; 4. produces and communication information and ideas in appropriate formats.

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