Nutrition Education




Nutritional education plays a crucial role in promoting health and well-being, empowering individuals to make conscious and balanced food choices. Understanding the basic principles of nutrition and learning how to prepare healthy meals are essential skills for maintaining a nutritious diet and avoiding health problems related to inadequate nutrition, such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.

A mixer is a valuable tool that can facilitate nutritional education in various ways. By allowing the preparation of healthy and homemade recipes, the mixer makes it easier and more accessible for people to control the ingredients being used in their meals. This is crucial to avoid excessive consumption of food additives, such as sugars and saturated fats, often found in processed foods.


Watch the video “Healthy Habits: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating”:





• Besides baking cakes and bread, what other types of food can be made with the help of a mixer?

• Do you usually help with food preparation at home? Have you ever used a mixer?






The mixer is one of the most important utensils in the modern kitchen, providing convenience and agility in preparing a wide variety of recipes. With its multiple speeds and interchangeable accessories, the mixer makes it easier to beat dough, mix ingredients, and incorporate air into preparations. Its efficiency saves time and effort, allowing home and professional chefs to perform tasks more quickly and consistently. Additionally, the mixer facilitates the adoption of a healthy diet, as it enables the quick preparation of recipes with fresh and natural ingredients, such as wholemeal doughs, juices, and nutritious smoothies.




Build a mixer with the pieces of the LEGO® EDUCATION WeDo 2.0 Technological Kit.

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Watch the video and see how the mixer works:


Make the mixer move as shown in the video.

1. Create the program as shown below:





2. Explain to the rest of the class how the mixer worked.



Answer the questions and share the answers with your classmates.

• Is the function of the gears the same in the assembly?

• Did your assembly work as shown in the video?

After the construction, store all materials used.