Nutrition Education

USDA/MyPlate

USDA Fueling My Healthy Life
Fueling My Healthy Life | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)
Description: Use project-based learning and technology to engage students in nutrition education while meeting educational standards for English and Health.

USDA Plate With Healthy Meal Photo School Meals Trays, Many Ways
Schools Meals Trays, Many Ways | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)
Description: Highlights the many ways to offer school lunch and breakfast trays and other related content.

Serving Up MyPlate - A Yummy Curriculum 5th and 6th Grades
Serving Up MyPlate - A Yummy Curriculum, Level 3 (myplate.gov)
Description: Standards-based nutrition education materials from the USDA for 5th and 6th graders.

Students Reading Today's MyPlate Menu Photo

MyPlate At Home
MyPlate at Home - English (myplate.gov)
MyPlate at Home - Spanish (myplate.gov)
Description: MyPlate Nutrition Education for at-home use in both English and Spanish.

MyPlate Plate of Food Photo USDA MyPlate Nutrition Information for Teens
USDA MyPlate Nutrition Information for Teens (myplate.gov)
Description: USDA Webpage for teens on teen nutrition topics.

USDA For Teens and Tweens
For Tweens and Teens (nutrition.gov)
Description: Find information and games from the USDA that teach tweens and teens about the importance of nutrition and physical activity.

Three Girls Holding Vegetables Photo

Louisiana Resources

SU Ag Center SNAP-Ed Program
SU Ag Center SNAP-Ed Program | Louisiana Southern University (suagnutrition.com)
Description: Southern University Ag Center's SNAP-Ed Homepage with nutrition education information and resources.

Fruit Cup Photo LSU AgCenter SNAP-Ed Program
LSU AgCenter SNAP-Ed Program (lsuagcenter.com)
Description: Louisiana State University Ag Center's SNAP-Ed Homepage with nutrition education information and resources.

Farm to School 6-8 Curriculum
Activities for Grades 6-8 - Seeds to Success (seedstosuccess.com)
Description: Seeds to Success Activities for Grades 6-8. Farm to School is a nationwide effort to connect schools with local, fresh food while generating excitement around healthy food choices among children.

Mother and Daughter Canning Vegetables Photo

Other Resources

Gaples Institute Nutrition Education for Teens and Young Adults
Nutrition Education Course for Teens and Young Adults (gaplesinstitute.org)
Description: Nutrition Education for Teens and Young Adults: A Graphic-Novel-Style Learning Program Perfect for Classroom Learning. The Gaples Institute is an educational nonprofit dedicated to advancing the role of nutrition and lifestyle in medicine through education and advocacy.

Superhero Girl with Grocery Bag Photo Let's Eat Healthy Middle School Curriculum
Middle School Nutrition Resources for Teaching Healthy Eating (healthyeating.org)
Description: Nutrition education resources for 6-8th graders from the Let's Eat Healthy Toolkit. The Let's Eat Healthy Toolkit is a resource created by the Dairy Council of California.

Public Health Academy Teen Newsletter
Teen Newsletter | David J. Sencer CDC Museum (cdc.gov)
Description: The David J. Sencer CDC Museum Public Health Academy Teen Newsletter introduces teens to different public health topics that the CDC studies.

Media Header on Computer on Table in Kitchen Photo

Quizzes

Nutrition Education Quizzes
Nutrition Education Quizzes (healthyeating.org)
Description: Free quizzes from the Dairy Council of California to promote healthy eating for children and families for 3rd Grade to High School.

MyPlate Quizzes
Quizzes | MyPlate (myplate.gov)
Description: USDA MyPlate quizzes page.

Plate With Vegetable Question Mark Photo MyPlate 'What's on your plate?' Quiz
MyPlate Quiz | MyPlate (myplate.gov)
Description: Are you making every bite count? Take the quiz to find out and get personalized resources to Start Simple with MyPlate.

Team Nutrition Quizzes
Team Nutrition Quizzes | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)
Description: Test your knowledge and build your nutrition skills with these fun Team Nutrition quizzes!

Music

Teen Singing to Music in Kitchen Photo Do Your Body Right (Group 3/Grades 5-6)
Do Your Body Right Song From Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)
Description: Song from the USDA about nutrition and health for 5th and 6th graders.

Do And Be (All Groups)
Do and Be Song From Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)
Description: Song from the USDA about nutrition and health for 1st through 6th graders.

Videos

MyPlate Videos
USDA MyPlate Videos (myplate.gov)
Description: Get inspired to eat healthier with the USDA's collection of MyPlate videos.

Bee on Flower Photo USDA Sights and Sounds
Sights and Sounds: ARS Podcasts and Videos | AgLab (aglab.ars.usda.gov)
Description: U.S. Department of Agriculture webpage with videos and podcasts.

Louisiana Harvest of the Month
Louisiana Harvest of the Month - YouTube (youtube.com)
Description: Louisiana Harvest of the Month YouTube playlist.

Games

MyPlate Match Game
Interactive MyPlate Match Game (healthyeating.org)
Description: Test what you know about the food groups with this quiz from the Dairy Council of California.

Bam! Dining Decisions App from the CDC
BAM! Dining Decisions App (cdc.gov)
Description: Learn how to make smart food choices from this app game made by the CDC. Available on both iOS and android devices.

Breakfast Around the World Photo

Breakfast Around the World
Explore Breakfasts Across the Globe (fns.usda.gov)
Description: Have you ever wondered what people in other parts of the world eat? Take a trip around the world and explore what people in different countries may eat for breakfast.

Ag Games
Ag Games | National Agriculture in the Classroom (agclassroom.org)
Description: List of Agriculture-related games from National Agriculture in the Classroom.

Teen Fighting Virus Outbreak Photo The Outbreak Squad
Outbreak Squad (outbreaksquad.com)
Description: Do you have what it takes to lead the squad? Use your team of heroes to research, educate, heal, and protect people. Keep the community from getting sicker! Outbreak Squad is excellent for group learning activities or in the classroom. Designed for grades 5 and above, it is also suitable for youth or adults interested in learning about food safety and foodborne illness prevention. Made by the USDA and its partners.