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Students list and explain the five food groups and the recommended serving amounts. In this food pyramid lesson, students discuss the food pyramid and journal about their reaction to it. Students complete a building block activity and discuss the significance of the pyramid.
3rd - 5th Health 6 Views 15 Downloads
The Food Pyramid and it's importance
Tenth graders demonstrate an understanding of the food groups by categorizing foods in the proper area. Given the six food groups in the food pyramid each student is given twenty pictures of foods and asked to place them under the correct category.
10th Health 8 Views 20 Downloads
Health Lesson: Food Pyramid
Pupils 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. Pupils discuss the purpose and plan of the food pyramid and create a meal keeping the food pyramid in mind.
6th - 8th Health 6 Views 21 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 10 Views 34 Downloads
Food Pyramid Power: Looking Back and Moving Forward
Students show their knowledge of properties of objects as it pertains to sorting and creating patterns. In this food pyramid power lesson, students show their ability to use whole numbers in different representations by appling strategies for addition and subtraction in order to solve single and double-digit addition and subtraction problems.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 3 Views 15 Downloads
How Can a Dam Affect a River? Activity A
Written for Washington state students in life science, this lesson provides an opportunity to examine the residents of local freshwater habitats. You or the class collects a water sample, and learners try to examine what organisms live at various depths in the sample.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Identify and develop health food choices with your class. Start by having them develop a healthy menu. They will also identify and record healthy serving sizes of nutritious foods. Then use the Food Pyramid as a guide as they develop a menu for a healthy breakfast and snack.
4th Health 4 Views 20 Downloads
Shopping for a Balanced Meal
Students explore a well-balanced diet. In this healthy eating habits instructional activity, students investigate the food pyramid and discover the appropriate amount of daily servings. Students use local grocery ads to create a well-balanced meal.
1st - 2nd Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
Nutrients for Plants and People: Nutrition Scrapbook or Poster
Get creative about nutrition! This crafty food project has learners thinking about the foods that make up levels of the food pyramid, first cutting out images of different types of food and plants from magazines or gardening catalogues. Then, they can choose to either create a scrapbook or a poster depicting the levels of the pyramid.
4th - 6th Health 5 Views 48 Downloads
Nutrients for Plants and People: Reading Food Labels for Nutrition
Apply work with the food pyramid with this worksheet. Have your class go through their cupboards at home and find 5 different foods to inspect. On this handout, they record the food, what part of the food pyramid this food fits into, and the vitamins and minerals the food contains.
2nd - 5th Health 9 Views 75 Downloads
Third graders examine healthy eating habits by identifying the food pyramid. In this personal health activity, 3rd graders discuss their own eating habits and how there should be a variety of foods in all diets. Students research an individual food group and write descriptively about it.
3rd Science 9 Views 45 Downloads
Dairy and the Food Pyramid
Learners identify the different parts of the food pyramid that are all needed to stay healthy. They explain where milk comes from, name different dairy products, and the key nutrient (calcium) in dairy foods that makes bones and teeth strong.
1st - 2nd Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Consuming Healthy Snacks
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition training.
6th - 10th Health 54 Views 277 Downloads
How Can a Dam Affect a River? Activity B
Second in a pair of activities, young ecologists continue to examine the food pyramid of a freshwater ecosystem. They take a look at the food pyramid drawn in Activity A and consider what would happen if a reservoir was created on the river.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads