Introduction to the Curriculum
Nutrition In Me (NIM) is a practiced-based, nutrition education, curriculum for grades 3 and 4. Lessons include physical activity and food tasting. Grade 3 emphasizes food safety, physical activity, whole grains, fruits and vegetables, calcium-rich foods, protein foods and media. Grade 4 emphasizes MyPlate, label reading, breakfast, beverage choices, fast foods and media. There are 6 lessons for each grade level.
Resources have been developed to help educators plan programming using Nutrition in Me in their communities. An overview is available and lesson assessment tools have been developed for all lessons.