Food pyramid Teacher Resources
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Students explore starch content in foods. In this nutrition lesson, students predict which of several foods contain the most starch. Students test for starch content using iodine and record their results. These results are compared to predictions.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Understanding My Pyramid
Students investigate the food pyramid. In this nutrition lesson plan, students view and discuss the food pyramid and the role it plays in our diets. Students develop a three dimensional model of the food pyramid and create a nutritious meal using each of the food groups.
K - 3rd Health 3 Views 9 Downloads
Growing Together- Here We Grow!
Students explore the food pyramid. In this food pyramid activity, students compare what is necessary for plants and people to grow healthy. Students discover which plants are healthy for humans to eat and examine how many servings are necessary daily.
3rd - 5th Health 3 Views 9 Downloads
Cheese, Peas, and Chocolate Pudding---Please
First graders examine the importance of a good diet. They listen to the book, "Cheese, Peas and Chocolate Pudding" by Caroline Feller Bauer, analyze the food guide pyramid, in small groups develop a healthy menu for the boy in the story, and create a chocolate pudding painting.
1st Health 3 Views 1 Download
What's the Shape of Your Diet?
Fifth graders explore the food pyramid. In this food pyramid lesson, 5th graders investigate a proper balanced diet and compare their daily diet with recommendations from the food pyramid. Students create a visual representation of their diet.
5th Health 3 Views 1 Download
Exploring MyPyramid for Kids
Students examine and apply MyPyramid for Kids. For this food pyramid lesson, students determine which foods are included in each group. They play a movement game and talk about the need for children to be active to maintain their health.
2nd - 5th Health 3 Views 14 Downloads
Restaurant Nutrition Comparison
Students review what the nutritional food pyramid looks like and what it represents. In this nutrition lesson plan, students record the nutritional information from their favorite food at a restaurant. With the nutritional facts that they recorded, students create a graph.
4th - 5th Health 13 Views 5 Downloads
An Inside Look at Apples
First graders examine and identify parts of an apple. In this biology lesson, 1st graders cut an apple in half and locate all the parts, use the apple halves as stamps, and create a bar graph displaying which apple types the students prefer to eat.
1st Science 5 Views 27 Downloads
For this nutrition worksheet, learners investigate the cereal, grains and pasta group of foods as related to the food pyramid. Students study serving size and nutritional content of these foods, completing 5 worksheets. There are complete lesson plans provided.
2nd - 3rd Health 3 Views 11 Downloads
Second graders explore human health by participating in a food choice activity. In this food pyramid lesson plan, 2nd graders explore the five basic food groups and discuss which healthy choices would benefit them and which foods they should eat less of.
2nd Science 3 Views 30 Downloads
Studying the Food Pyramid
Students have a cooking day. In this healthy eating lesson plan, students use pictures from a magazine to illustrate the food groups. Students record the foods they eat and then see if they are eating enough from each food group. Students investigate the eating habits of their family and write a report about how they could improve their eating.
1st - 3rd Health 3 Views 0 Downloads