STEM or STEAM in the classroom works towards the White House goal of reducing diet-related diseases!
Chef Mikey’s Funny with Food (r) Create Your Own Comics Series uses the project-based learning approach to teach children about healthier choice foods.
Issue #1 includes a list of our 50 scientifically supported healthier choices. We provide our Chefs Mikey & Bev images, and comic bubbles to cut-out and paste on the blank pages provided. Children then research the food, and create their own comics.
This educational tool is extremely valuable today, as the CDC reports “research based and theory driven is an essential part of and effective health education curriculum.”
They also report “students receive less than 8 hours of required nutrition education each school year, far below the 50 hours that are needed to affect behavior change.”