Food pyramid Teacher Resources
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Food Pyramid Tag
Students participate in a tag game with the purpose of learning about the food pyramid. For this food pyramid lesson, students are challenged to find photos of specific food groups without being tagged. During this lesson, a whistle is blown and the students must freeze to perform a locomotor movement.
3rd - 5th Health 11 Views 35 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 29 Views 195 Downloads
Food Pyramid - Enrichment 18.3
In this food pyramid worksheet, learners keep a journal of what they eat for a week, place the foods in one of the five categories in the chart, and compare what they eat to the food pyramid. Students then answer the questions by comparing and finding the ratios for their food versus the food pyramid.
5th - 6th Math 5 Views 60 Downloads
You Are What You Eat
Young scholars identify healthy food choices from the food groups on the USDA food pyramid. In this nutrition and health lesson, students identify and name examples of each food group displayed on the food pyramid. Young scholars cut out healthy food pictures from magazines and glue them collage-style onto a life-size butcher paper person.
K - 2nd Science 4 Views 3 Downloads
Final Project: Food and Nutrition Class
Students plan appropriate diets for themselves and others using the USDA Dietary Guidelines. They indicate their average cost of food at home on a thrifty plan and prepare a one-week menu plan including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack.
9th - 12th Health 7 Views 30 Downloads
Young learners explore addition and subtraction in an activity designed around the food pyramid. Pairs work together to collect pictures of foods that fit in each of the categories, then they add and subtract their pictures to come up with different sums and differences.
Pre-K - 2nd Health 3 Views 6 Downloads
Studying the Food Pyramid
Students explore the food pyramid and how to eat a healthy diet. In this nutrition lesson, students use pictures to make charts of food from the different food groups, record the food they eat throughout the day, investigate the eating habits of their family members, and have a cooking day at school where they plan and implement a healthy menu.
1st - 3rd Health 3 Views 28 Downloads
Students examine the food pyramid. In this healthy diet lesson, students view the food pyramid and discuss healthy eating. Students find examples of healthy food in magazines and share their findings. Students plan healthy means and examine their family's eating habits.
1st - 3rd Health 3 Views 20 Downloads
Fun With Food
Young scholars investigate the food pyramid and how to plan and eat a well balanced diet. They identify the foods on the food pyramid, and draw a picture of a balanced breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Next, they discuss the types of food they eat at home, and create their own food pyramid.
3rd - 4th Health 14 Views 54 Downloads
Picture Perfect Pyramid
Students investigate the concept of the food pyramid. The lesson includes background information for the teacher to lecture students about the food pyramid. They construct a model of the pyramid using cereal boxes. The projects could serve as props for research papers presented as an extension to the lesson.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 37 Downloads
Making Healthy Eating Choices for You and Others
Students use the USDA food guide pyramid to choose items for a balanced diet. In this food pyramid lesson, students play a game naming the items and their foo groups. Students participate in cross curricular activities to become familiar with the information in the food pyramid.
3rd - 5th Health 12 Views 13 Downloads
Life Science: My Pyramid
Students examine how the school food program compares to the food pyramid recommendations. In this food pyramid lesson, students compile data regarding the food choices available in the school through the lunch program and vending machines, then analyze how this meets the recommendations set forth by the USDA in the food pyramid.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 25 Downloads
Food Choice in our Everyday Lives
Students focus on the foods they encounter in their everyday lives and how these foods relate to the food pyramid. They recognize food vocabulary in the target language and write a school menu making healthy choices from the pyramid.
3rd - 5th Health 15 Views 38 Downloads