Cooperative Extension Fresno County
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Cooperative Extension Fresno County

Curriculum

 

Happy_Healthy_Me
Pre-School:  Happy Healthy Me is a nutrition and literacy curriculum that helps children become aware of food and nutrition by reading storybooks with food-related themes and then participating in hands-on nutrition education and physical activities.


Farm_to_Fork
Grades K-2:  EATING HEALTHY from FARM to FORK…Promoting School Wellness is a nutrition education curriculum that makes the connection between local food systems, garden-based learning, school food service and the establishment of healthy habits. The lessons actively engage the children in learning about healthy choices for food and fitness.

 

My Amazing Body
 Grade 1: My Amazing Body is a nutrition curriculum that helps students learn about the amazing things their body can do and explore how they can keep their amazing bodies healthy through eating nutrient-rich foods, getting plenty of exercise and sleep, and practicing good hygiene.

 

Good For Me and You
Grade 2: Good For Me and You is a nutrition curriculum for students to explore what is good for a healthy body and lifestyle, study My Plate, and are introduced to the concept of nutrients and what they do for their bodies. They learn that eating breakfast every day, drinking healthy beverages, exercising and keeping foods safe to eat all are good for their body.

It's My Choice
Grade 3: It's My Choice...Eat Right! Be Active! 
is a nutrition curriculum that helps students examine the key nutrients provided by each of the five food groups of MyPlate and learn how to make healthy choices. They identify how vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and proteins provide the essential building blocks needed for good health.

Nutrition To Grow On
Grades 4-6:
  Nutrition to Grow On is an innovative curriculum that offers teachers a direct link between the garden and nutrition education. This multi-disciplinary curriculum enriches students’ capabilities for observation and thinking and encourages them to develop a wide range of skills.

 



eat fit
Grades 6-8:  EatFit teaches students to set goals to establish the personal health habits appropriate to the changing needs of adolescence. Students explore the skills necessary for a healthy lifestyle.






Curricula correlates with the California Department of Education's Common Core State Standards in the areas of Math, Science, English Language Arts, History-Social Science, Physical Education and Health.

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This material was produced by the University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program with funding from USDA SNAP, known in California as CalFresh (formerly food stamps). These institutions are equal opportunity providers and employers. CalFresh provides assistance to low-income households and can help buy nutritious foods for better health. For CalFresh information, call 1-877-847-3663.The USDA does not endorse products, services, or organizations. 

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