Nutrition Education Program Providers


Action Schools! BC

Resources that actively engage your students in learning to be healthy including nutrition resources.

BC Agriculture in the Classroom

Resources and curriculum-based lesson ideas (K-12) that bring BC agricultural practices into your classroom.

BC Dairy Association

Curriculum-based comprehensive nutrition education programs and downloadable lessons and activities (K-12). Key elementary programs are bilingual. Teacher workshops available. Find out why take a workshop. Call toll-free 1-800-242-6455

BC Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health

Curriculum-based set of healthy eating and physical activity classroom-based lesson plans (K to 10)
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Learning Resources: K–34–6 and 7–9.

Heart and Stroke Foundation

HeartSmart Kids™ offers programs for grades K-6 using a fun and effective approach to help students learn to make healthy choices that will guide them throughout their lives. Educators are “HSK certified” to teach children and youth a variety of heart and brain health topics through the online certification and with grades K-1, 2-3, or 4-6 hard-copy HSK activity books. Educator certification is mainly done via the online training tool at www.hskids.ca , and through focused requests for workshops at conferences and events.

BC’s New Curriculum

The Applied Skills, Design and Technology curriculum for grades 6–8 addresses healthy eating through Food Studies. The Physical and Health Education curriculum addresses healthy eating for grades K–8. For grades 10–12, healthy eating is addressed in Culinary Arts, Home Economics (Food Studies) and Physical and Health Education.

Sip Smart! BC

Sip Smart! BC is an initiative to teach children from Grades 4 to 6 what they need to know to make healthy drink choices. FREE to BC Educators and available September 2009.
http://healthyeatingatschool.ca/featured/sip-smart-bc (Teachers/Resources)


Kids’ Nutrition Tours Program at Save-On-Foods

http://www.saveonfoods.com/nutrition-tours A free interactive supermarket tour (K-3) facilitated by a registered dietitian with teacher guide, classroom activities and grade specific materials. Tours for other grades available on request.

To book a nutrition tour, call 1.800.242.9229 or sign up online.

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