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Diets and Influence on Food Choice
From start to finish, this is a truly excellent lesson plan addressing the epidemic of diet-related disease in the United States. Learners begin with a reading excerpt of detailed information on trends in the American diet and the variety of influences that affect food choice.
9th - 12th Health 114 Views 127 Downloads
Second graders investigate the concept of a balanced diet and how the food pyramid is organized. They conduct research using the links included in the instructional activity. They differentiate the parts of the pyramid while looking at the food of pizza.
2nd Health 3 Views 15 Downloads
New Review Plant Parts Salad
How are vegetables beneficial to a healthy diet? Have kids examine different types of vegetables, such as zucchini, broccoli, and carrots, and determine which parts of the plant they represent. Then, they taste the vegetables as a class. Yum!
1st Health 6 Views 3 Downloads
The Foods We Eat: Towards a Balanced Diet
Students list at least 10 different food items grown/produced in their community, identify what each food item contains and make a list of different food items which constitute a balanced diet. They bring in food samples and write food poems.
7th - 9th Health 7 Views 8 Downloads
My Healthy Diet
First graders draw and label a food pyramid. Using the pyramid and the internet, 1st graders create their own healthy diet. They use educational technology to fill their plate with healthy choices for their diet. Once students have completed putting "food on their plate," they save the document to show to the teacher.
1st Health 3 Views 7 Downloads
A Helthy Diet
Students examine their eating habits and experience analyzing data and drawing conclusions. They construct models of the molecular backbone of saturated and unsaturated fats. In addition, they examine the labels of their food, record the nutritional information, and determine the health of their diet.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Importance of Fresh Vegetables and Fruits in Our Diets
Students explore the importance of fruits and vegetables in our diets. In this science lesson, students discuss various types of fruits and vegetables. Students play the good health=good diet game. Students discuss types of fruits and vegetables grown in the United States and prepare the soil for planting.
1st - 8th Science 7 Views 33 Downloads
Diet, Exercise and AIDS
Students research AIDS and the role of diet and exercise with the disease. In this AIDS instructional activity, students listen to a mini lecture about the diet and exercise needs of people who have AIDS. Students learn about alternative therapies to treat the disease.
7th - 8th Health 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students discover foods that astronauts eat in space and eat an actual astronaut meal. In this astronaut diet lesson, students discover how food is freeze-dried and packaged for use in space. Students compare an astronaut's diet to their own and discuss how those foods might be packaged for use in space.
6th - 8th Health 3 Views 12 Downloads
Food & Science - How Healthy is Your Diet?
Learners experiment with various foods to determine fat and starch content. They rub jam, peanut butter, bananas, and other foods in a small circle on a piece of paper, and observe the results. If there is a high fat content in the foods, the paper will be transparent.
4th - 5th Science 7 Views 21 Downloads
You Are What You Eat
Young scholars evaluate their eating habits, focusing on the ways in which one assesses whether or not his or her diet is nutritious. They work in small groups to design a menu for a healthy lunch and write a paragraph justifying their choices.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 186 Downloads
Eating Right with a Little Help from the VT
Young scholars determine food groups and design a balanced menu plan. In this food pyramid lesson, students use the VisualThesaurus to write a definition of each food group and find foods in each group, then use this information to plan create a balanced diet plan for one day.
3rd - 8th Health 3 Views 0 Downloads
What Am I Missing?
Discuss nutrition and identify components of a healthy diet, view a Food Guide Pyramid, and create a Personal Food Pyramid, listing all foods eaten in the past 24 hours. Compare food lists with the standard Food Guide and determine where dietary changes need to be made.
K - 8th Health 20 Views 188 Downloads