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Nutrition Education Lessons For Middle School Now Available to Order

Nutrition Voyage: The Quest To Be Our Best

  Dear Schools,

The Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service invites you to explore new Team Nutrition lessons for grades 7 and 8. This resource is now available in print by using the online order form at

  Nutrition Voyage   Nutrition Voyage: The Quest To Be Our Best includes three lessons (treks) for each grade that are filled with:

  • Engaging ways for students to learn about making healthy food and physical activity choices
  • Standards-aligned activities for Math, Science, and English Language Arts
  • Opportunities for students to investigate, participate in a challenge, evaluate, and reflect


Don't worry; you don't need a lot of time or fancy supplies for these treks. Nutrition Voyage's lessons are ready to go and simple to use. Lesson activities require few supplies and include reproducible handouts. The lessons are designed to be easy for Math, Science, and English teachers to integrate the activities into their course curricula. Whether your school is embarking on the challenge to reach "Produce Peak," investigating nutritious snack choices to fuel their trek, or conducting a school survey, it's sure to be an exciting adventure.

We wish you and your school a happy nutrition voyage! Trek on!

Your Friends at Team Nutrition

P.S. If you have not already, be sure to check out the Healthier Middle Schools: Everyone Can Help communication tools on the Team Nutrition Web site. Printed copies of these tools are now available for free to middle schools participating in Child Nutrition programs.