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Title:Music & Movement Nutrition in Action
Pub. date: July 2009
Edition: 1st
Includes: Basic Curriculum includes 8 lessons and two full length music CD's. The Curriculum kit includes 8 lessons, two full length music CD's and 8 featured Story Books.
Audience: Children
Language: English
Description:Nutrition in Action is a nutrition education curriculum that educates children to eat healthier and be physically active while having fun.

The basic curriculum includes the complete eight lesson curriculum and two full length music CDs. The curriculum kit includes the complete curriculum, two music CDs, and all eight story books featured in the lessons.

Funding Source: This curriculum was developed with private funds. It is a self-funded project.
Details
Developer: Jenny Steinhaus, M.S, L.N.
Organization: Music & Movement
Phone: 206-888-5895
Mail: jenny@nutritioninaction.org
Length: 8 lessons
Pilot Testing: This curriculum was pilot tested in 18 PreK-2nd grade classrooms. Teachers completed program evaluations to assess program effectiveness. Students completed Pre/Post tests to measure knowledge gained during the program.
Assessment instrument Used? yes
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes.
Reviewers Comments: The purpose of this resource is to stress the importance of healthy eating and physical activity. Each lesson includes a physical and a sit down activity. The curriculum includes eight lessons, which include
  • My Pyramid: I Lost My Basket
  • Family Meals: In the Kitchen
  • Fruits and Vegetables: Going to the Farmers Market
  • Physical Activity: Wild Vines
  • Farm to Table: Bread Comes to Life
  • Grains Give You Energy: Tortilla Tortilla
  • Picky Eaters: Eat a Vegetable
  • Physical Activity: Get Up Off the Sofa!

Within each lesson the educator is guided to give a brief overview of what is to be expected and to ask the students of any prior knowledge of the topic. Also included is an evaluation for the students, so the teacher can assess what the students learned from the lesson.

Each lesson comes with handouts and a recommended recipe, and includes a corresponding story and music CD. The "Physical Activity" section in each lesson is paired with a specific song. Each referenced song includes the lyrics too. The "sit down" activity involves students working at their desk. An example of this type of activity is an arts and craft project.

Availability
View/download files: 
Music & Movement Page with Sample Curriculum Pages: http://www.nutritioninaction.org/Pages/MusicMovement.aspx
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Jenny Steinhaus, M.S. L.N.
    Contact: Jenny Steinhaus
    Mail: 7568 47th St NE
Devils Lake, ND 58301
    Ordering: www.nutritioninaction.org or email: jenny@nutritioninaction.org
    Avail. in Qty: Yes
    Bulkrate:Generous Bulk Order discounts available. Contact jenny@nutritioninaction.org for bulk discount rates.
    ISBN:See www.nutritioninaction.org for current pricing.

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