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In this food pyramid worksheet, students complete the food pyramid helping Junie B. eat less sugar and more grains. Students draw pictures of their favorite foods in each of the food groups.
Learners evaluate the food pyramid. In this dairy nutrition lesson, students identify the position of the milk group on the food pyramid, then determine their daily calcium requirement and how they can meet that requirement.
Pupils figure out the nutritional values of foods to explain the nature of a healthy diet by looking at fast food nutrition pamphlets and calculating the values of foods then comparing them to the food pyramid.
Students evaluate human health by completing an interactive activity on the Internet. In this food choice lesson plan, students identify a list of foods which can make you unhealthy and sick compared to a list of nutritional ingredients. Students discuss physical activities they can perform to achieve great health and complete an Internet game regarding the food pyramid.
Students define nutritiion and diet by exploring the food pyramid. They examine the food of different cultures. After listening to a story about the pyramid, they draw pictures of their breakfasts. Students examine magazine photos that represent nutritious foods. Finally, they create a "meal" by gluing pictures of foods from the different groups to paper plates.
Students investigate the importance of fruit and vegetables in the food pyramid. For this nutrition lesson, students prepare healthy snacks, such as fruit kabobs, and identify the four major food groups.
Students are introduced to the food pyramid and complete activities on healthy eating. In this health lesson plan, students discuss the food pyramid and healthy foods, complete exercise activities, and talk about personal hygiene.
Pupils examine food and determine the amounts of energy that is released from the different types then develop a menu using the food pyramid.  In this healthy eating lesson plan students work in groups and create a photo story.
Pupils examine nutrition and their own eating habits.  In this healthy eating lesson students participate in several activities that include building a food pyramid and analyzing it. 
Students study recommended dietary guidelines and explore the food pyramid. They create a profile of foods eaten to determine how well their diet matches the food guide pyramid suggestions. Students plan meals for their family for three days.
Students become familiar with the food guide pyramid, demonstrate a proper use of scissors and handling of glue materials, and explore the importance of eating healthy foods.
Young scholars explore the various food groups while doing a physical activity.
Students discuss the food pyramid. They create healthy meals using the food pyramid.
Students plan a menu for one day after they study the food pyramid and learn about their daily food requirements. They are given an updated food pyramid with a summary fo dietary recommendations that replaces the old standard "four food groups" chart.
First graders listen to the book Yummers. They use the food pyramid to evaluate what Emily Pig ate during her walk and find out why her walk made her sick. They participate in a walking game.
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. 
Third graders explore the components of a balanced diet and practice making healthy diet choices. They discuss health-enhancing choices. Students investigate the food pyramid and how to use it to make educated menu decisions. They complete a WebQuest and create a healthy menu.
Students, after examining a food pyramid, demonstrate their knowledge and use of their classroom computers by researching the nutritional content of fruits and vegetables. They also compare/contrast serving sizes and nutrients in selected fruits and vegetables.
Students access a variety of nutrition and health related resources on the Internet. They examine the food pyramid, match food groups, play interactive games, read an online story, analyze the labels on food packaging, and take a food-safety quiz.
Discuss nutrition and identify components of a healthy diet, view a Food Guide Pyramid, and create a Personal Food Pyramid, listing all foods eaten in the past 24 hours. Compare food lists with the standard Food Guide and determine where dietary changes need to be made. Finally, read and discuss scenarios on "What Am I Missing?" cards and diagnose hypothetical cases of malnutrition.

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