Food pyramid Teacher Resources
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You Are What You Eat
Learners 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. Learners cut out healthy food pictures from magazines and glue them collage-style onto a life-size butcher paper person.
K - 2nd Science 5 Views 4 Downloads
Making Healthy Food and Activity Choices: Putting the Pyramid Together
Students 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 10 Views 48 Downloads
Ecology - Food Chains
Students discuss the concept of a food chain in the California ecosystem. in this food chain lesson, 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 18 Views 128 Downloads
Building a Pyramid
Fifth graders explore human health by examining the food pyramid. In this eating habits lesson, 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 3 Views 0 Downloads
My Personal Pyramid
Students complete a WebQuest that explores three different food pyramids. In small groups, they explore the websites, complete a Venn diagram, and design a mini-poster of a food pyramid that meets nutritional standards and includes their favorite foods.
4th - 6th Health 3 Views 9 Downloads
Factors Affecting Food Choices
Students discuss how we eat and the factors that determine what we eat. They answer the question "How do you know if you are eating correctly?" Pupils discuss the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the dietary guidelines that they have in place.
K - 4th Health 3 Views 9 Downloads
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 17 Views 26 Downloads
What is obesity and what are some steps that can help? Investigate obesity by having your class read and discuss articles about obesity. Learners 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 10 Views 41 Downloads
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 3 Views 14 Downloads
Healthy Food Makes Healthy Body
Students explore the food pyramid. In this healthy eating activity, students participate in a variety of center activities where they explore the food pyramid and the importance of making healthy food choices. Students also have the opportunity to keep a record of what they eat.
K - 2nd Health 12 Views 20 Downloads
Food Choice in Our Everyday Lives
Students study the Spanish language, learn about the food pyramid, and create a food menu in Spanish. In this Spanish and food pyramid lesson, students learn Spanish words for specific food vocabulary and study the food pyramid. Students create a tree map using the vocabulary words.
3rd - 5th Health 18 Views 52 Downloads
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.
K Health 3 Views 6 Downloads
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 3 Views 3 Downloads