Food pyramid Teacher Resources
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You Are What You Eat
Students identify healthy food choices from the food groups on the USDA food pyramid. In this nutrition and health lesson, students identify and name examples of each food group displayed on the food pyramid. Students cut out healthy food pictures from magazines and glue them collage-style onto a life-size butcher paper person.
K - 2nd Science
Making Healthy Food and Activity Choices: Putting the Pyramid Together
Learners work with the Food Guide Pyramid. In this Food Guide Pyramid lesson, students draw a large rendering of the food pyramid on a piece of butcher paper. They cut out pictures of foods and place them on the food pyramid, they play a food pyramid game, and discuss the portions of food that they need to complete the pyramid.
4th - 6th Health
Ecology - Food Chains
Students discuss the concept of a food chain in the California ecosystem. in this food chain instructional activity, students look at different cards and sort them into herbivores, carnivores, decomposers, and omnivores. Then they use these cards to create several food chains.
5th - 6th Science
Building a Pyramid
Fifth graders explore human health by examining the food pyramid. In this eating habits lesson plan, 5th graders identify the different food categories discussed in the food pyramid and their inherent benefits to human beings. Students create a food pyramid brochure while collaborating in small groups.
5th Visual & Performing Arts
What is obesity and what are some steps that can help? Investigate obesity by having your class read and discuss articles about obesity. Young scholars gain knowledge about body mass index, the food pyramid, being overweight and dieting. They will also discuss how the media portrays food to kids and make a list of healthy foods and unhealthy foods in grocery store ads.
3rd - 5th Health
Collecting and Graphing Data
Fifth graders collect information from the food pyramid on healthy vegetables and graph data on vegetable preferences in the classroom. In this data analysis and health lesson, 5th graders tally student preferences and decide on the best way to graph the information.
5th 21st Century Skills
A basic lesson on sorting awaits your charges. They sort a variety of foods while using the food pyramid, and identify the role of the food guide pyramid in helping people eat a healthy diet. Learners use an internet tool to apply their knowledge of the food pyramid.
Pre-K - 2nd Health
Healthy Food Makes Healthy Body
Young scholars explore the food pyramid. For this healthy eating lesson, students participate in a variety of center activities where they explore the food pyramid and the importance of making healthy food choices. Young scholars also have the opportunity to keep a record of what they eat.
K - 2nd Health
Food Choice in Our Everyday Lives
Young scholars study the Spanish language, learn about the food pyramid, and create a food menu in Spanish. In this Spanish and food pyramid lesson plan, students learn Spanish words for specific food vocabulary and study the food pyramid. Young scholars create a tree map using the vocabulary words.
3rd - 5th Health
Caille The Caterpillar
Students investigate the six groups of the food pyramid. In this food pyramid lesson, students work in a group to find a pictures of their assigned food group. They put the pictures in the "caterpillars" mouth which is based on the animal in Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, when they gather in circle time.
A New Guide to Eating Well
Students read two articles about the food pyramid. In this health lesson, students answer five questions about the reading. Three of the questions are content related, students compare the old and new food pyramids. The final two questions are about the writing style and purpose of the article.
5th - 7th Health