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Young scholars investigate how mold grows on food. In this mold instructional activity, students review the food pyramid before growing mold on different foods in Zip-Loc bags. They create graphs that show how long it takes for mold to grow on different surfaces.
2nd - 4th Health 5 Views 20 Downloads
Students explore food and grocery stores. In this lesson on foods, students are introduced to the food pyramid and healthy eating through a variety of center activities. Students have to opportunity to role-play working at a grocery store.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 78 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
FOOD FOR THE ANCESTORS
Learners identify the foods associated with the "Days of the Dead Celebration." They compare and contrast these foods to the foods associated with American celebrations and become familiar with the foods of Mexico and their relationship to the USDA Food Pyramid.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
The Food Pyramid
Learning about nutrition and how to eat healthy foods is very important for kids these days. Here is a lesson, designed for 4th graders, that teaches these important skills. Pupils plan nutritional meals by using the USDA's Food Guide Pyramid, and by analyzing food labels.
4th Health 3 Views 1 Download
Home Living/ Daily Living: Food Groups
What are the best foods to eat, and how much is too much? Kids discuss the importance of eating the right amount of each of the four food groups. They discuss the food pyramid and make meals by cutting and pasting foods from a magazine on a paper plate.
3rd - 8th Health 26 Views 46 Downloads
The Food Pyramid is an important tool for youngsters to be introduced to. This lesson plan succeeds at combining direct instruction with artwork and a movement activity to help young learners discover the food pyramid. A cut-and-paste activity at the end will produce a nice poster which can be displayed in the classroom.
Pre-K - 1st Health 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Importance of Sharks: You Do The Math!
Elementary ecologists examine trophic relationships using a coral reef food pyramid as an example. They play a game applying math skills that ultimately demonstrate the important role of the ever-scary top predator, the shark. This is a lesson with cross-curricular applications in science, math, and geography.
3rd - 6th Science 102 Views 123 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
In this nutrition worksheet, learners learn to plan a healthy diet by constructing a food pyramid. Students cut out 6 labeled pyramid pieces and glue them in place on a paper. Learners cut 6 pictures of food items, decide where they belong, and glue them on the pyramid.
1st - 2nd Health 12 Views 112 Downloads
Investigating the Food Pyramid
Students examine how the food pyramid is an important nutritional tool. They classify foods and compare the number of servings per group that are necessary for maintaining good health by placing empty food containers in grocery bags.
3rd - 4th Health 12 Views 23 Downloads
Focus on Following the Food Pyramid!
Third graders learn how to create a double-sided stuffed sculpture using up to four different types of media. Students also become familiar with the basic food pyramid model and the names of each level of the food pyramid, plus the foods on that level.
3rd Health 6 Views 20 Downloads
Dietary Guidelines/Food Pyramid
Students study the recommended Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid. They discuss the foods they eat, watch a video about the Food Pyramid and examine actual foods portioned out into recommended serving sizes.
8th - 11th Health 8 Views 52 Downloads
Using the Food Pyramid to Make Healthy Food Choices
Students investigate how to make healthy choices. In this food pyramid lesson, students read about making healthy choices. Students chart the food they eat to see where it is on the pyramid. Students then create a collage of healthy foods on the food pyramid.
1st - 2nd Health 9 Views 37 Downloads