TMI:"Eat well, keep fit and be smart !/Mange bien, bouge, sois heureux!/ Come bien, ponte en forma y ¡sé feliz!"

-Grade Levels: 1º ESO, 2º ESO, 3º ESO, 4º ESO & 1º BACH
-Theme: healthy diet, fitness and food awareness. Responsible, sustainable consumption
-Time Schedule: from January to May
-Crosscurricular: English, French, Spanish, Biology, Physical Education, Philosophy, Physics and Chemistry Maths, Religion , Art, Coordinators of EEP and Coeducation.
-Key Competences: all of them.
-Coordinated by: Mª José Díaz Rodríguez

Justification

Due to the fact that Spain has become the country with the highest rate of obesity in Europe, we have engaged to carry out this project to explore our eating habits as a school.

To start with...test yourself in this Survey:

Kidmed Test Questionnaire

Score

Under or Equal to 3 .............. Poor diet

Between 4-7 ......................... Average (Needs to improve eating habits and be adapted to Mediterranean diet)

8 or over................................. High (Optimum)








Mini-Projects

Instructions

You are going to carry out a project in groups of four or three people about one of the topics of the list below.

The results of your research must be shown in a poster or mobile infographics.


Topics
  1. What is a healthy diet?

  2. Benefits of Ecological Farming

  3. Food and the cinema, literature, music and painting.

  4. Food additives (sugar, saturated fats, colorants and preservatives)

  5. Dangers of fast food and energy / fizzy drinks

  6. Fitness profiles for different kinds of people (sedentary, average, athletic)


Infographics
healthy eating infographics.jpg


Eat a rainbow_infographics.jpgbenefits of eating fruit.jpg
Diabetes and fast food.jpg

Food-Pyramid-Dec-2016.png

What makes a good poster

Heart of fruit.jpg

  • Important information should be readable from about 10 feet away

  • Title, not very long and draws interest

  • Word count of about 300 to 800 words

  • Text is clear and to the point

  • Use of bullets, numbering, and headlines make it easy to read

  • Effective use of graphics, color and fonts

  • Consistent and clean layout

  • Include a GLOSSARY to make comprehesion easier

  • Pay credit (say the sources or reference you used)

  • Worksheet or follow-up activity for the students who visit the exhibition.


Resources for the projects


1. What is a healthy diet?
Charla de Lucas Jurado sobre Nutrición saludable
Harvard healthy eating plate
Food Pyramid-info


Medicals News Today


2. Benefits of Ecological Farming

Charla de Alejandro Hevilla Solís

Ecological Farming: The Solution (Greenpeace

Reasons why Consumers Should Buy Organic Food

How to Grow a Mini Fruit Orchard on your Balcony or Terrace


3. Food and the cinema, literature, music and painting.

The Most Famous & Greatest Food Quotes of All Time

Idioms and Sayings with food

20 Delicious Expressions that Go a Long Way beyond Food

Songs connected with food

Fiction

Food related movies

4. Food additives (sugar, saturated fats, colorants and preservatives)

Food Additives (Definition)

Food Additives Demystified

Facts on Food Additives

Kids' Guide on Food Additives

4-Step Guide to Avoiding Additives

Photos that show the sugar hidden in food we usually have


5. Dangers of fast food and energy / fizzy drinks

The Health Line

Stay at Home Mum

Fast Food Facts

55 Juicy Facts about Fast Food

6. Fitness profiles for different kinds of people (sedentary, average, athletic)

Diet & Physical Activity (World Health Organization)

Key Guidelines for Children and Adolescents

Videos for the projects

The sugary truth