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Meal Planning and Nutrition
In a home environment, learners with special needs practice creating nutritious meal plans. They talk about healthy food choices, then use the food pyramid as a guide to planning three balanced meals. They use a food group check sheet to help them know they have chosen from each of the four food groups for each meal they plan.
9th - Higher Ed Health 25 Views 47 Downloads
Home Cooking: Creating Healthy Meal Plans
Young scholars create healthy meal plans. For this nutrition lesson plan, students discuss the Food Pyramid and use this knowledge to analyze cookbook recipes and fast food meals. Then, young scholars work cooperatively to create healthy meal plans for five days, including three home-cooked meals per day.
9th - 12th Health 9 Views 39 Downloads
What's Cooking? It Starts with a Plan and a List
Students create a meal plan for their family. In this adult health science lesson, students discuss the benefits of using a shopping list. They explain how these methods can help them save time and make healthy meals.
Higher Ed Health 14 Views 41 Downloads
I Can Eat A Rainbow!
In this planning a healthy meal worksheet, students use a color guide with symbols to color a plate to designate the food groups, use it to plan a healthy balanced meal, and rate their plate. Students complete 15 activities and answers.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 68 Downloads
Comparing unit prices of food products is a skill that learners will use for the rest of their lives. Here is a simple plan that provides practice calculating the unit price for various grocery store products. Use two jars with differing amounts of small blocks to demonstrate how the cost per unit differs.
5th - 8th Health 4 Views 39 Downloads
Go BBYC: Buying the Best for Your Consumption
Learners explore guidelines for buying food. In this science lesson, students read labels, trademarks, and print advertisements. Learners discuss their duties as consumers as well as the conservation of food. Students serve and evaluate a prepared breakfast menu.
5th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Meal Plan for an Older Person with Diabetes
Young scholars plan a healthy meal for elderly diabetics. In this nutrition lesson, students practice planning a healthy meal by creating a meal plan for an elderly diabetic patient. They learn the importance of controlling diabetes through diet.
7th - 11th Health 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students investigate a meal plan with the use of technology. They use the internet to conduct research from a number of different recipe sources. The goal of the lesson is to become proficient in the technology of using Microsoft Word to create an edited paper with proper formatting.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 38 Downloads
What's Your Representation?
Learners examine linear and non-linear functions. In this Algebra I or II lesson, students investigate the realtionship between numerical (table), graphic, and symbolic representation. The use of a graphing calculator is needed to complete the lesson.
9th - 11th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
Getting To Know the Healthy Food Pyramid
Students examine a healthy way of eating while following a vegetarian diet. They study the components suggested by the American Dietetic Association that comprise a healthy diet, prepare appetizing foods from these groups, and inspect the quantity of food comprising one serving of each of the food groups.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 20 Downloads
Final Project: Food and Nutrition Class
Students plan appropriate diets for themselves and others using the USDA Dietary Guidelines. They indicate their average cost of food at home on a thrifty plan and prepare a one-week menu plan including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack.
9th - 12th Health 7 Views 30 Downloads
TI-Nspire Activity: What Does Your Representation Tell You?
By learning to select the best representation for three meal plans, students compare three meal plans to determine the best choice. Data for the meal plans is sorted on a table, as an algebraic equation, and graphed on a coordinate grid. Detailed directions on the use of the TI-nspire are included in the instructional activity.
9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Meal Planning For the Family
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.
8th - 12th Health 3 Views 4 Downloads
Analyzing Discrete and Continuous Data in a Spreadsheet
You are what you eat! Your statisticians keep a log of what they eat from anywhere between a day to more than a week, keeping track of a variety of nutritional information using a spreadsheet. After analyzing their own data, individuals create a tool to help them plan and stay on track for eating healthy.
6th - 12th Math 21 Views 23 Downloads
What Am I Missing?
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.
K - 8th Health 40 Views 207 Downloads