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In this food pyramid worksheet, students keep a journal of what they eat for a week, place the foods in one of the five categories in the chart, and compare what they eat to the food pyramid. Students then answer the questions by comparing and finding the ratios for their food versus the food pyramid.
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.
Student analyze pictures of food items to determine which of the six food pyramid groups they belong to. They tape the pictures onto a poster of the food pyramid. Upon completing the food pyramid, they draw balance meals on paper plates that show which group should be eaten the most, and which should be eaten the least.
Students explore how to use the Food Pyramid to help make healthy food choices. They categorize different foods according to the food groups in the Food Pyramid. Students comprehend the basic planting techniques such as: what a plant needs to thrive (food, air, and water).