[IAEP] Sugar Digest 2012-04-12

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 12:03:59 EDT 2012

On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Chris Leonard
<cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 5:29 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
>> During the conversation with the learning team, the topic of nutrition
>> came up. FZT is working with USAID on a nutrition curriculum. We
>> discussed ways to integrate the curriculum into Sugar, by or example,
>> using the Turtle Art [1]. I was inspired by our discussion of the Food
>> Pyramid, so on the flight back to Boston, I wrote a new activity, [2].
>> What is potentially fun about it is that not only can you explore the
>> precompiled database of foods, but you can also load your own foods
>> into the database. So, for example, a child could take a photo (using
>> Record) or draw a picture (using Paint) of dinner, and then load that
>> food into the activity.
> Walter, the Food Pyramid is so 10 minutes ago :-)
> Almost a year ago the USDA guidelines changed to the MyPlate iconography.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MyPlate

I should probably change my formula for a balanced meal. (I had been
going by the material prepared in .NI based on USAID curricula.)


> In any event, the Nutrition activity UI strings will be available for
> translation into your favorite language in Pootle as soon as all of
> the Honey languages are refreshed from Pootle templates.  This is a
> process that is taking longer and longer as we keep adding activities.
>  Sort of a nice problem to have.
> cjl
> Sugar Labs Translation Team Coordinator
> http://translate.sugarlabs.org

Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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