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Title:Growing Healthy Habits
Pub. date: January 2010
Edition: 1st
Includes: complete curriculum
Audience: Children
Language: English
Description:Growing Healthy Habits is a gardening and nutrition education curriculum for elementary aged youth. This resource focuses on integrating nutrition into the classroom through gardening and scripted lessons that meet science, language arts, social studies, health, and math objectives.
Funding Source: SNAP-Ed
Developer: Chrissa Carlson, Vinnie Benvivino, Lisa Lachenmayr, Erin Braunscheidel
Organization: Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program, University of Maryland Extension
Length: 9 units, 295 pages
Pilot Testing: Pilot testing was completed with Serena Harris and Emily Maunz, Baltimore City School Teachers. Growing Healthy Habits has been piloted with over 400 youth in Maryland.
Assessment instrument Used? no
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes.
Reviewers Comments: Growing Healthy Habits was designed to meet Maryland State curriculum objectives and tables are included to demonstrate where the curriculum meets the different content areas of health, math, reading,/English/language arts, science, and social studies.
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Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program / University of Maryland Extension
    Contact: Lisa Lachenmayr
    Mail: 10632 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Suite 435
Columbia, MD 21044
    Ordering: or contact Erin Braunscheidel at
    Order URL:Web Address
    Avail. in Qty: No

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