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Exploring Nutrition Using The Food Pyramid
Learners of all ages study nutrition by designing their own food guide pyramids using pictures from Pics4Learning. They analyze their food consumption over the course of a typical day in respect to the USDA's recommended serving sizes. An important instructional activity given today's "chubby" society.
1st - 10th Health 3 Views 1 Download
Third graders examine healthy eating habits by identifying the food pyramid. In this personal health instructional 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
Students 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
Nutrition and the Food Pyramid
First graders examine the food pyramid and how healthy food effects the body. They discuss what they ate for breakfast and identify what makes a food healthy. Students analyze the food pyramid, and cut out magazine pictures of food and glue then onto the correct sections of the food pyramid.
1st Health 4 Views 14 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
Climbing the Pyramid
Students examine the Food Pyramid to discover the foods they need to eat to have a healthy body. Using food brought to class, they must place the food in the correct category in the pyramid. In groups, they test food samples for fat content and discuss their results as a class.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Food Choice in Our Everyday Lives
Young scholars focus on studying about everyday foods and how these foods relate to the food pyramid. They recognize food vocabulary in the target language of Spanish and compare and contrast healthy food choices in the target language as well.
3rd - 5th Health 8 Views 28 Downloads
Meats Make Muscles
Second graders explore the meat group of the food pyramid. In this nutrition and diet lesson, 2nd graders study the benefits of eating foods in the meat group, collect data regarding their classmates' favorite foods, and create a graph regarding their findings.
2nd Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
Fifth graders (fifth graders) are asked by the kindergarten teacher to help her teach her class about nutrition- the food pyramid and healthy snacks. The 5th grades use Internet resources to gather information about the food groups and their nutritional value, and incorporate that information in a PowerPoint Presentation for their kindergarten book buddies.
5th Health 6 Views 12 Downloads
Students identify the food groups. In this nutrition lesson, students read the book Staying Healthy, Eating Right and identify the food groups. Students cut out pictures of foods and glue them onto tag board. Students place the cards into the correct food groups.
K - 1st Health 4 Views 12 Downloads