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Triangle Sensory Test with Oreo Cookies Lesson Plan
Students voluntarily participate in a sensory test and examine hypothesis testing and statistical significance. They use low-fat and original Oero cookies for this experiment.
Eating Out and Eating In- Go Lean with Protein
Students investigate foods containing protein. In this protein lesson, students explore lesser known foods that contain protein. Students collaborate and explore menus from fast food restaurants analyzing fat content. Students construct a menu of low fat foods from various restaurants.
Students read food labels and understand their meaning. In this healthy eating lesson plan, students discuss healthy foods and snacks. Students understand the fat and calorie content of foods and discuss the regulations on food manufacturers. Students study food labels and analyze them for their health rating. Students choose a food label and fill out a survey about the contents and complete a webquest.
The New Pyramid - Nutrition
What are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats? What kinds of foods have these components? Here's a nice introductory lesson on foods and calories that will answer these, and many more questions
Where Do All the Toxins Go?
Young scholars demonstrate how chemicals accumulate in fish fat. They study path ways of toxins in the fish's body and ways to prepare fish to avoid consuming the toxins. They examine U.S. and Canada regulations to protect the environment.
Big Math and Fries
Young scholars calculate the amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat in a meal. In this consumer math instructional activity, students choose a day's worth of meals and calculate the amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat consumed. Young scholars compute the number of calories and the proportion of necessary nutrients in the diet.
The Optimization of Food
Students discuss nutrition and how to make better choices with food. In this algebra and nutrition lesson, students discuss the way the body process food and the importance of nutrition for our cells. They discuss calories, fats and serving size of a normal day intake.
Students engage in a activity that is about developing linear equations while drawing them in the context of measuring fat grams and calories. They conduct research about health issues using a variety of resources. Students determine a healthy number of calories needed to maintain homeostasis.
Fourth graders examine the fats in foods. For this healthy diet science investigation lesson, 4th graders conduct an experiment in which grease spots from snack foods are observed in order to determine fat contents in the foods.
Students examine their personal eating habits and determine how to improve them. In this adolescent healthy diet lesson, students identify the macro-nutrients in food that provide the body with energy; carbohydrates, protein, and fat. They look at the role of vitamins and minerals play in healthy growth. They complete a breakfast diet survey and compare their diet with Canada's Food Guide as an assessment.
Grains, Fats, and Sugars in Healthy Proportions - Skill
Students will explore the dietary guidelines and food guide pyramid.Food preparation practices that support the concept of judicious consumption of the energy nutrients.
Basic Vitamins: Water-Soluble and Fat-Soluble
An incredibly thorough lesson on vitamins, and how to keep one's body at peak health. Learners access a variety of excellent worksheets embedded in the plan that have them consider raw vs. cooked foods, a vegetable nutrition summary, exposing dietary myths, and more. An excellent plan!
Students identify different types of fat, their food sources, functions in the body and related health concerns, and prepare a recipe of chicken fingers to explore how to reduce the amount of fat during preparation.
Fats: the High Powered Nutrient
All the basic information about the food nutrient, fat, is in this ten-slide presentation. There are a plenty of good talking points for class discussion. Where do fats come from? Why do we need fat in out diet? Are there good and bad fats? How much fat does a person need to eat? What are the health effects of too much fat in the diet? Guide learners to discover the answer to these questions and many more!
Moooving to Low-fat Milk
Third graders complete two handouts. In this healthy beverages lesson, 3rd graders compare whole, two percent and skim milks. Students use labels to help choose healthy beverages. Students complete an "All About Milk" and "Calculating Calories" handout.
Testing Fats in Food
Learners consider the fats found in foods. In this science lesson plan, students test the presence of fat in foods and become more aware of their daily diets.
Whole Grains, Fruits and Vegetables, Low-Fat Dairy
Second graders investigate the different food groups. In this nutrition lesson, 2nd graders read the book Gregory the Terrible Eater and discuss what kinds of food the character ate. Students categorize the foods from the book into the five basic food groups.
Animal Fat keeps Animals Warm
Students explore animal fat. For this animal fat lesson, students do an experiment to see that animal fat helps keep animals warm. Students use vegetable oil and ice water to test how long they can keep their fingers in cold water.
Measuring Body Fat
In this body fat measurement worksheet, students will conduct an experiment to determine how the "under-water weighing" technique of measuring body fat works. Once the experiment is complete, students will complete 1 short answer question.
Basic Vitamins: Water-Soluble and Fat-Soluble
Students examine vitamins and study their functions and food sources. They research what happens to vitamins when foods are overcooked. They prepare a microwaveable vegetable quiche.