Food pyramid Teacher Resources
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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.
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
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
Health Lesson: Food Pyramid
Young scholars identify each level of the food pyramid and keep a record of their food intake. In this food pyramid lesson, students relate the food pyramid to the Gaza Pyramids. Young scholars discuss the purpose and plan of the food pyramid and create a meal keeping the food pyramid in mind.
6th - 8th Health
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
Hunger at Home
Learners identify basic nutritional needs. They also glean recommendations from the food pyramid, recommended dietary guidelines, importance of exercise throughout the life cycle, and how proper nutrition helps the body to resist disease. An informative, and valuable lesson!
5th - 8th Health