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Water: A Basic Ingredient

Water: A Basic Ingredient

In this activity, learners explore healthy choices related to the liquids they drink. The importance of water and milk as essential nutrients for a healthy body is the focus of the experience. Learners discover the importance of drinking six 8 oz. glasses of water a day by taking turns measuring and pouring glasses of water. Learners also collect and read drink labels. The "Extending Activities" section features optional additional activities including a demonstration in which learners identify the different amounts of sugar in drinks. This activity is featured on pp. 14-15 of the "Health House: Food, Fitness, & Fun 24/7!" unit of study for K-2 learners.



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Sarah Miscavage
Sarah Miscavage (Student)
3 years ago

The design of the study I believe is perfect for younger students (K-2).  It gives them a hand on experience as well as show them how to work in a group.  The activities are very thought out and simplified for the grade level.  I love the green means "go" for food and the red means "stop and think".  Having the students become familiar with these labels at a young age is definitely valuable.