Nutrition Education Through Musical Theatre
Mission Nutrition: In this highly engaging, musical assembly, the student audience will actively use the Pyramid of Food (My Pyramid) when making food choices, learn the importance of snacking on fruits and vegetables, use labels to determine calorie, sugar and fat content, identify the “hype” companies use to entice us to buy sugary products, see the positive effects of an hour of daily physical activity. Mission Nutrition is approved by the Network for a Healthy California. Funding from the Network may be used to purchase this assembly.
Indy Joe and the Pyramid of Food: A musical comedy adventure that pits Indy Jo against her nemesis, F.F. Greasy, and Mr. Greasy’s assistant, Sugah, in an effort to solve the mystery of the ancient, scrambled Pyramid of Food. The audience helps Indy overcome many obstacles that stand in her way, find the missing pyramid pieces, decipher the riddles in each food group, and finally solve the mystery of the ancient Pyramid of Food.
Indy Jo and the Template of Health: Another musical comedy adventure that engages children during an interactive assembly.