Planning Healthy Meals Teacher Resources
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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 22 Views 45 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 plan, 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 12 Views 40 Downloads
Home Cooking: Creating Healthy Meal Plans
Students create healthy meal plans. In this nutrition lesson plan, students discuss the Food Pyramid and use this knowledge to analyze cookbook recipes and fast food meals. Then, students work cooperatively to create healthy meal plans for five days, including three home-cooked meals per day.
9th - 12th Health 5 Views 37 Downloads
Meal Plan for an Older Person with Diabetes
Students plan a healthy meal for elderly diabetics. In this nutrition instructional activity, 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 3 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 37 Downloads
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
I Can Eat A Rainbow!
In this planning a healthy meal worksheet, young scholars 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 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
Diet: Soup and Salad Lab
Students prepare soup and salad meals and assess their nutritional and aesthetic values. After solving soup riddles and discussing types of salads, they use meal planning forms to list ingredients and recipe information. The lesson also includes study sheets and student evaluations of their meals.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
Go BBYC: Buying the Best for Your Consumption
Learners explore guidelines for buying food. For 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 11 Downloads
Depression Nutrition Plan
Students plan meals for a day based on their own caloric needs, make a shopping list, and "shop" on line. In this Great Depression nutrition plan lesson, students calculate their caloric needs and plan meals before "shopping" for their list online to calculate their weekly expenditure for food.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Chefs of the Week
Young scholars examine how to analyze the contents of foods. They will be introduced to some of the basics of human nutrition as well as organic chemistry. The team will work on balancing the individual meals to provide a comprehensive, balanced meal plan.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads