Slideshows

Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • CNS

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

  • Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

    Children participating in the Shaping Healthy Choices Program

Experimental Biology

  • Rachel Scherr 2010

    CNS researcher Rachel Scherr with her poster at Experimental Biology

  • Rachel Scherr 2010

    CNS researcher Rachel Scherr with her poster at Experimental Biology 2010

  • Eric Hazzard 2010

    CNS researcher Eric Hazzard with his poster at Experimental Biology

  • Rachel Scherr 2010

    CNS researcher Rachel Scherr with her poster at Experimental Biology

  • Eric Hazzard 2010

    CNS researcher Eric Hazzard with his poster at Experimental Biology 2010

  • Eric Hazzard 2010

    CNS researcher Eric Hazzard with his poster at Experimental Biology

  • Eric Hazzard 2010

    CNS researcher Eric Hazzard with his poster at Experimental Biology

  • Posters 2010

    CNS posters at Experimental Biology

  • Briggs and Zidenberg-Cherr 2010

    CNS Co-Directors, Marilyn Briggs and Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr at Experimental Biology

  • Anna Jones 2010

    CNS researcher Anna Jones with her poster at Experimental Biology

Rock Creek Elementary Fit Kid Fun Fair

  • Fit Kid Fun Fair at Rock Creek Elementary, Auburn, CA

    Children participated in fun games and activities involving fruit and vegetables

  • Fit Kid Fun Fair at Rock Creek Elementary, Auburn, CA

    Children played bean-bag toss using real beans

  • Fit Kid Fun Fair at Rock Creek Elementary, Auburn, CA

    Students tested their strength using barbells with melons as weights

In the Classroom

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    In one lesson, a teacher demonstrated how plants use their leaves to gather sunlight

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    Participants planted seeds and then made drawings of what they thought the plants would look like when they grow

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    A participant imitates drinking a glass of water in a game of charades which focused on the different things our bodies need to be healthy

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    During a field trip to a local grocery store, participants compare nutrition labels to find the snack with the most fiber

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    A participant looks at a food label during a field trip to a local grocery store

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    Participants try to find a food with the most calcium during a treasure hunt at a local grocery store

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    During a field trip to a local grocery store where the butcher showed participants how a salmon goes from a whole fish to what is seen in

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    Participants learned about comparing nutrition labels

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    Participants learned about the serving sizes of different foods

School Gardens

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    Garden lessons included making a worm box and learning about the importance of composting

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    Before a garden lesson, participants reviewed the different plant parts

  • Rock Creek Elementary School, Auburn, California

    Children learned about seeds before they planted them in the garden.

  • Rock Creek Elementary School, Auburn, California

    Students help prepare the soil for planting seeds.

  • School Gardens

    Garden-Based Learning

  • Rock Creek Elementary School, Auburn, California

    This garden featured a variety of different vegetables which were started from seeds and seedlings.

  • Rock Creek Elementary School, Auburn, California

    After a few weeks the garden beds filled up with growing flowers and vegetables.

  • Rock Creek Elementary School, Auburn, California

    Students participated in hands-on activities in the garden.

  • Rock Creek Elementary School, Auburn, California

    Students received instructions about the garden activity.

  • Rock Creek Elementary School, Auburn, California

    A garden activity allows children to see the progress of the growing garden.

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    In the garden, participants sat in the shade and learned about the Food Guide Pyramid

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    The garden looking amazing, after only a few weeks

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    Mary, the garden coordinator, shows off radishes that participants harvested.

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    Participants helped weed and also harvested some vegetables

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    One participant helped find "bad" bugs in the garden so they wouldn't eat the veggies

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    A participant helped weed the garden and get rid of unwanted plants so the vegetables can grow

  • Team Davis Gardening for Health

    Participants helped to set up a worm box and explored the benefits of compost

  • CNS and the UCD Academic Preparation Program

    High school students learned about the different plants that are growing in an educational garden.

  • CNS and the UCD Academic Preparation Program

    High school students planted and harvested vegetables.

  • UCD Academic Preparation Program

    High school students planted and harvested vegetables, and learned about nutrients.

  • CNS and the UCD Academic Preparation Program

    High school students prepared soil for future planting and learned about the importance of compost.

  • CNS and the UCD Academic Preparation Program

    High school students and a program coordinator helped prepare soil for future planting in a CNS educational garden.