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Health Lesson: Food Pyramid
Students identify each level of the food pyramid and keep a record of their food intake. In this food pyramid instructional activity, students relate the food pyramid to the Gaza Pyramids. Students discuss the purpose and plan of the food pyramid and create a meal keeping the food pyramid in mind.
6th - 8th Health 3 Views 18 Downloads
Students identify good nutrition. In this food pyramid lesson, students learn the basics of good nutrition, identify the six basic food groups, state the effects of the food on the human body, and learn nutritional information while participating in physical activities.
4th - 5th Health 3 Views 30 Downloads
Nutrition and the Food Pyramid
First graders examine the food pyramid and how healthy food effects the body. They discuss what they ate for breakfast and identify what makes a food healthy. Students analyze the food pyramid, and cut out magazine pictures of food and glue then onto the correct sections of the food pyramid.
1st Health 3 Views 12 Downloads
Food Pyramid Relay Race
Students explore healthy eating habits by conducting a physical food challenge. In this food pyramid lesson plan, students identify the main concepts behind the food pyramid and what choices they should be making with their food intake. Students utilize the food pyramid as relay points as the class complete a relay race.
Pre-K - 2nd Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Studying the Food Pyramid
Students explore the food pyramid and how to eat a healthy diet. In this nutrition instructional activity, 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 27 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
Students visit a Web site to play a game related to the food pyramid and sort foods using the categories of the food pyramid. They also create sets up to 10 and write numerals up to 10. This lesson makes a natural connection to the science of nutrition.
K - 2nd Health 6 Views 81 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
Fun With Food
Students 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 12 Views 53 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 6 Views 11 Downloads