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Nutrition Diva Presentations – Part 1

March 16, 2012

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My cardio/health classes have been working in groups on their Nutrition Diva presentations for over a week now.  Presentations began yesterday and we had some great ones.  Here are a few highlights from the first round pf presentations. We had a chocolate vs. carob taste test then we explored the nutritional differences between the two. […]

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Meet the Nutrition Diva

February 27, 2012

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Meet the Nutrition Diva

We’re starting our Nutrition Unit in Cardio/Health today and I’m excited about introducing my students to the Nutrition Diva.  While I haven’t technically met her, I have been listening to her informative nutrition tips via her podcast for a few years now (so it feels like we go way back).  I recently contacted her via […]

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Hello My Blood Type Is

February 16, 2012

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Hello My Blood Type Is

On Tuesday in Cardio/Health we covered blood types.  We talked about the antigens that are attached to the red blood cells with each of the 8 blood types.  We talked about who can donate to whom.  About half of the class seemed to really get it.  The other half… not so much.  So I started […]

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Making Lungs Out of Gatorade Bottles

February 2, 2012

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In Cardio/Health Class this morning we took rubber-bands, balloons, play-dough, 20oz plastic bottles, and drinking straws to construct model lungs.  I know that you are probably going to want to try this yourself so here’s the process: Cut the hard plastic bottom off of the 20oz bottle Punch a hole in the bottle top without stabbing yourself […]

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