Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Food and Nutrition Grade 8

Overall Expectations

Students will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between nutrient intake and health
  • develop an understanding of the psychology of food

Specific Expectations

Students will:

  • identify reliable sources of nutrition information
  • compare and contrast nutrient content of various foods
  • explain how healthy food choices affect present and future health of individuals
  • critically analyze the effect of food marketing practices on consumer behaviour
  • identify decisions involved in food purchasing

Lessons that meet Grade 8 expectations

Advertising All Around Us

Creating a Marketing Frenzy

Scientific Detectives