TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 1B: Finding the Good Part of Fat and Advertising It

Fat often gets a bad rap, yet it really isn’t all bad! Students will enjoy developing advertisements to “sell” the good points about body fat. Students will learn why their bodies have to have it and will teach people in a fun way why fat isn’t all bad. 
Objectives: 
  • Explain why we need fat in our body
  • Assess validity of sources
  • Research information about the benefits of fat
  • Work together in groups to create an advertisement about fat 

 

Keywords: 

Fat, good fat, bad fat, validity, advertisement

 

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Activity Code: 
1B
Unit Reference: 
Corpulosity: A Study of Obesity
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 1: Fat: Who Needs It?