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Seafood Health Scramble

Age 11, group or independent

45 minutes, indoors or outdoors

Objective

Reinforce the important nutrients in seafood and the importance of eating seafood for good health and growth.

Materials

Seafood scramble, pencils

Get Set

  • Duplicate and distribute the seafood scramble.

Go catch

  • Each statement is a clue for solving the word scramble.
  • Read the statement and try to solve the scramble.

Sailing

  • Provide the seafood scramble to the school foodservice director to be duplicated as a tray liner or on the back of the school lunch menu.

Seafood Health Scramble

Name ________________________

1. Eating nutritious foods and physical activity are good for your

(LTEAHH) _ _ _ _ _ _ .

2. An animal that swims in the sea and has fins is a

(SHIF) _ _ _ _ .

3. Protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals and water are all

(TRETSNUIN) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .

4. Vitamin A is necessary for healthy

(TEEGYISH) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .

5. Fish and (SHSEFHILL) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ are seafood.

6. Calcium, a mineral found in some seafood, is necessary for healthy

(SNOBE) _ _ _ _ _ .

7. Sodium is a (AIMNRLE) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ found in ocean water.

8. (REAWT) _ _ _ _ _ is a nutrient. It also is necessary for sealife.

9. Seafood contains B (STIIVMAN) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .

10. Seafood is a source of (RENTIOP) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .

11. Protein helps build (SMECULS) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .

12. A quick source of energy is found in foods that contain

(ARABCDEHORSTY) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .

13. Seafood contains (GMEOA-3) _ _ _ _ _ - _ fatty acids that are good for our health.

14. (AFT) _ _ _ is a nutrient that we should only eat in small quantities.

15. (LORSICAE) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ are a measure of energy in foods.

16. A large amount of (THEELLOOSCR) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

in our bodies is unhealthy for our heart and circulatory system.

17. Vitamin D is in some seafood and is necessary for strong bones and

(HEETE) _ _ _ _ _ .

18. Seafood in our diet can help us (WORG) _ _ _ _ and stay healthy.


Seafood Health Scramble - Answers

1. HEALTH

2. FISH

3. NUTRIENT

4. EYESIGHT

5. SHELLFISH

6. BONES

7. MINERAL

8. WATER

9. VITAMINS

10. PROTEIN

11. MUSCLES

12. CARBOHYDRATES

13. OMEGA-3

14. FAT

15. CALORIES

16. CHOLESTEROL

17. TEETH

18. GROW


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