Here are some great resources that you can use as inspiration and/or as research once you have started writing:
New Jersey Agriculture and Farming Heritage:
-Lists the various state foods. New Jersey: Blueberry and Tomato
-Introduction into the state of New Jersey. Provides information about New Jersey as well as its history in agriculture.
-Goes into some of the industries of NJ- as well as the farming heritage.
-Provides a list of parks and playgrounds in New Jersey that offer activities to help kids get active.
-Assesses what being overweight means to children.
-Outlines how to be aware of one’s weight.
-Statistics about childhood obesity.
-Statistics regarding childhood obesity.
-Provides clues as to what causes childhood obesity.
-Charts outlining the obesity problem amongst 6th graders in New Jersey.
-This website provides statistics and information regarding childhood obesity and how to beat it.
-Lists the causes, challenges and risks of obesity and speaks of how to manage it.
New Jersey’s Fight on Obesity:
-Talks about having local farms in New Jersey provide fresh produce to schools to help fight childhood obesity.
-New Jersey’s initiative to help fight obesity. Provides interesting facts and figures.
How to Be a Fit Kid:
-Provides articles on a variety of topics including how to keep fit and how to eat healthy.
-Outlines the healthy habits of being a fit kid.
-Spells out the benefits of exercise and fitness and mentions television intake.
-Website offers healthy food ideas as well as physical activity options.
– First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to fight childhood obesity