• Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Nutrition & Wellness
    Subject: Family and Consumer Science
    Grade Level(s): 9-12
     
     Synopsis of Curriculum

    The focus of this course is to understand today’s food and eating trends and learning to evaluate nutritional information to make informed decisions about food choices for a long and healthy lifestyle. Applying dietary information to food preparation skills will be stressed. Students entering dietetics, health occupations, culinary arts or those interested in life-long wellness would be candidates for this class. Pre-requisites for this one semester course would be two FCS electives that could include: Personal Development and Culinary 1 or Culinary 1 & 2.

     

    Units of Study Titles

    Food Habits & Wellness

    Understanding Nutrition

    Managing Nutrition