Both courses are being offered at special pricing for Summer 2012 only.
"Food and Nutrition Across the Elementary Curriculum" (NUTR 591) offers one MSU graduate credit and runs June 18 to Aug 5. The price is $100.
"Teaching Adolescent Nutrition" (NUTR 524) offers two MSU graduate credits and runs from June 18 to Aug. 10. The price is $200.
Both courses are offered through Montana State Online and the National Teachers Enhancement Network (NTEN). The credits can be applied toward MSU's online graduate certificates in science teaching or toward an online master's degree in science education.
"Food and Nutrition across the Elementary Curriculum" is designed for educators who work with younger children. The course will enhance participants' understanding of food and nutrition concepts and issues, School Wellness committees, school gardens, Farm to School efforts and other topics. Participants will learn about hands-on activities and lesson plans for the classroom.
"Teaching Adolescent Nutrition" is relevant for all educators, administrators and youth development professionals. Participants will investigate numerous adolescent nutrition topics and also discuss the influence of School Wellness Policies. Topics will include sports nutrition, dietary supplements, eating disorders and body image, food safety, the USDA's new MyPlate recommendations and many others.
For more information or to register, visit http://btc.montana.edu/