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Young scholars 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. Young scholars complete a building block activity and discuss the significance of the pyramid. Students read about nutritional needs and plan a diet for a marooned island community.
Students identify each level of the food pyramid and keep a record of their food intake. In this food pyramid lesson plan, 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.
Ninth graders examine the food pyramid. In this dietary health lesson, 9th graders discuss each section of the food pyramid. Students examine the five basic food groups, and the characteristics of foods that fall into each one. Students use mathematical formulas to determine the amount of fat calories that is appropriate for them. Students rate their diet based on the information they've found related to healthy dietary practices.
Students identify good nutrition. For 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.