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Food Pyramid

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/20418/20141.pdf Added: 07 Dec 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

Downloadable poster by safefood website. Poster visually displays the new Food Pyramid released by Minister Corcoran Kennedy. Resource aims to increase awareness of healthy eating choices in Ireland. The guidelines reflect best international evidence.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Home Economics

Strand: 1. Food, Health & Culinary Skills

Strand unit: 10. Healthy Balanced Diet - Role of Nutrients

Suggestions for use: Use the food pyramid to inform students of the new guidelines. Students should be encouraged to plan their daily eating habits around the food pyramid to achieve a healthy, balanced diet. Lesson idea: Print out the old pyramid and new pyramid for students to compare and evaluate the changes happening in the food pyramid for their school.

Key Skills: Staying Well Managing Myself

JC
SPHE

Strand: Physical Health

Strand unit: Healthy Eating

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Food Pyramid Daily Meal Plans (Various Ages) and Fact Sheets

http://www.healthyireland.ie/health-initiatives/heg/ Added: 07 Dec 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

Scroll down to the end of the website page to download the information sheets and sample daily meal plans for varying age groups. Meal plans for people aged 5, 70, 21, 52, 10, 30, 67. Fact sheets on Vegetables, wholemeal cereals, milk, meat/ nuts, fats, foods high in salt, sugar and fat. There is even differentiated food pyramids with simple, advanced and complex versions available.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Home Economics

Strand: 1. Food, Health & Culinary Skills

Strand unit: 12. Nutritional Requirments - Each Lifecycle

Suggestions for use: Use the resources as a means of awareness and informing students of the new food pyramid. The daily meal plans are an excellent resource for students to examine. Perhaps set up a rotation station where students have time to discuss and read the individual meal plans. After the rotation station activity, students should be given time to design their own meal plans using the new food pyramid.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Staying Well

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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The Story of Food Waste - Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcVNFJn7NgI Added: 14 Sep 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video

A 2017 film trailer for the movie, Wasted! The Story of Food. The film is produced through the eyes of famous cheffs. Video encourages students to consider the possibilities of food scraps and how scraps could be transformed into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system.

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JC SC Home Economics
TY TY Modules
JC Business Studies
JC CSPE

How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
Home Economics

Strand: 2. Responsible Family Living

Strand unit: 8. Energy Eff, Waste Mgt & Water Conserv

Strand: 1.3 Preparation & Food Processing of Food

Strand unit: Food Preparation & Cooking Processes

Suggestions for use: Video to start a discussion on the issue of food waste and sustainable living.


Strand: 2.2 Consumer Studies

Strand unit: Consumer Responsibility

Suggestions for use: Video to start a discussion on the issue of food waste and sustainable living.

TY
TY Modules

Strand: Global Issues

Strand unit: Environment

JC
Business Studies

Strand: 1. Personal Finance

Strand unit: 09. Impact of Consumer Behaviour

Suggestions for use: Videos to start a discussion on the issue of food waste and sustainable consumption.

JC
CSPE

Strand: Short Course

Strand unit: 2.1 Sustainability

Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Balanced Diet

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/26266/26002.ppt Added: 10 Apr 2018 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation

PowerPoint facilitates a discussion on the topic of a balanced diet and the food types. * PPT is part of the ‘Science Differentiation in Action’ by SESS.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 5. Biological Science

Strand unit: 6. Factors Affecting Human Health

JC
Home Economics

Strand: 1. Food, Health & Culinary Skills

Strand unit: 10. Healthy Balanced Diet - Role of Nutrients

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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Balanced Diet

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/26249/25985.pdf Added: 10 Apr 2018 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Worksheet

Students consider the nutrients in the food we eat and the meaning of a balanced diet by referring to the food pyramid. * Worksheet is part of the ‘Science Differentiation in Action’ by SESS.

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JC
Science

Strand: 5. Biological Science

Strand unit: 6. Factors Affecting Human Health

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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Smoker's Lung versus Healthy Lung

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVJSmfYtXyw Added: 24 Jun 2015 Contributor: Wendy Gilmore Resource type: Audio / Video

Short clip comparing a smoker's lung to a healthy lung.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 5. Biological Science

Strand unit: 6. Factors Affecting Human Health

Suggestions for use: Use an introductory activity to explain the consequences of smoking. Place students in groups initially to discuss the difference between the healthy and smoker's lung. Create a list of probing questions such as: why are the lungs black, why do they not inflate fully etc. Allow them time to discuss and then compile a list of causes and how this may contribute to lung cancer.

Key Skills: Communicating Working with Others

JC
SPHE

Strand: Substance use

Strand unit: Smoking & It's Effects

JC
Home Economics

Strand: 1. Food, Health & Culinary Skills

Strand unit: 8. Elements of a Healthy Lifestyle

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Healthy Food for Life

https://www.hse.ie/eng/about/who/he...mes/heal/healthy-eating-guidelines/ Added: 23 Jul 2019 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Lesson Plan / Reference

Children should be educated and supported to embrace the ‘Healthy Food for Life’ guidelines from a young age in order to grow and develop into healthy adults and to be a healthy weight. Research has shown that proper nutrition can improve children’s ability to concentrate, improve disruptive behaviour and encourage children to attend school. This link provides teachers with leaflets, infographic of food pyramid, sample daily meal plans, guidelines on portion sizes and fact sheets.

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5-6 SPHE
JC SPHE
TY TY Subject Sampling
JC Home Economics

How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself

Strand unit: Taking care of my body

JC
SPHE

Strand: SPHE - JC Short Cource

Strand unit: 2.1 Being Healthy

TY
TY Subject Sampling

Strand: Home Economics

JC
Home Economics

Strand: 1. Food, Health & Culinary Skills

Strand unit: 9. Health & Wellbeing - Nutrition & Diet

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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Diet Related Illnesses - 3

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/32420/32162.pptx Added: 31 Mar 2020 Contributor: Frances Clarke Resource type: Presentation

PowerPoint presentation on diet related illnesses. Concentrates on diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) as well as dental disease.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
Home Economics

Strand: 1.2 Diet & Health

Strand unit: Dietary Guidelines

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Farm to Refrigerator

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/28412/28148.pptx Added: 20 Sep 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Presentation

PowerPoint presentation with activities on the life cycle of food and plastics. Students will discover the food miles traveled by certain foods, how to compost food waste, the properties of plastic, how plastic is disposed and recycled.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 3. Chemical World

Strand unit: 10. Humans Contribution to Sustainability

JC
Home Economics

Strand: 1. Food, Health & Culinary Skills

Strand unit: 15. Impact of Food Choices:Ecological/Ethical

JC
CSPE

Strand: Short Course

Strand unit: 2.1 Sustainability

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Revision Booklet - Q2 Food Exam Questions

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/29525/29261.pdf Added: 25 Apr 2019 Contributor: Danielle Conaty Resource type: Assessment / Demonstration / Guide/notes

Revision booklet with State Examination questions from 2017-2011. The questions focus on the topics of cheese, fish, eggs, meat, sensory analysis, fruit and vegetables and diabetes. Space is provided for answers.

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SC
Home Economics

Strand: 1.2 Diet & Health

Strand unit: Dietary & Food Requirements

Suggestions for use: Useful revision booklet for students to complete post Easter in the weeks coming upto state exams

Asset type: Online Resource
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Embroidery Stitching Booklet

http://www.museofthemorning.com/mus...l-book-of-hand-embroidery-stitches/ Added: 12 Dec 2016 Contributor: Caroline Mc Corriston Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

1 page pdf which can be folded into a booklet containing 7 diagrams and instructions for different stitches. Instructions for folding the booklet are also provided.

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JC
Visual Art

Strand: 02. Craft

Strand unit: 10. Art Elements & Design Principles in Craft

Suggestions for use: Print for students as a guide for when students are at home working on stitching.

Key Skills: Being Creative Numeracy

JC
Home Economics

Strand: 3. Textiles & Craft

Strand unit: 1. Basic Hand & Machine Sewing Techniques

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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