Enroll in Nutrition and Wellness with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide. It has 17 lessons
organized into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson
This course will cover basic knowledge about nutrition and wellness such as basic concepts of
nutrition, the digestive and metabolic processes, nutrient requirements, dietary guidelines,
importance of physical fitness, community health issues, food management, and careers in the
field of nutrition and wellness.
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work in the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit and an end-of-semester test. All these tests are a combination of simple
multiple-choice questions and technology enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Describe the principles of nutrition and the processes of digestion and metabolism in the human body.
Describe nutrient requirements based on age and gender and describe dietary guidelines.
Describe how food choices impact health and wellness and describe the role of exercise in
fitness and wellness.
Describe the role of government and community programs in promoting health and wellbeing.
Describe safe food storage and preparation practices.
Describe food preparation techniques and processes.
Describe aspects related to menu planning, food presentation, and dining.
Describe food processing methods and other food-related technology.
Describe various career options in the field of nutrition and wellness, describe how to plan a
career in this field, and describe workplace ethics and work habits for career advancement
and work-life balance.
Describe the various functions of management in an organization.