Preparing Balanced Meals Teacher Resources
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Growing Minds: My Plate
Examine food choices and the nutritional properties of food groups with this visually appealing whole-class lesson plan. This will take a bit of preparation, but once you do it, you can use the materials for years. Using a food groups poster and a blank "my plate" poster (pictured, but not included), learners observe healthy proportions and food group ratios.
Pre-K - 2nd Health 29 Views 171 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fun With Food
Students investigate the food pyramid and how to plan and eat a well balanced diet. They identify the foods on the food pyramid, and draw a picture of a balanced breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Next, they discuss the types of food they eat at home, and create their own food pyramid.
3rd - 4th Health 14 Views 54 Downloads
New Review Youth Emergency Preparedness
What is an emergency, why is preparing for one important, and how can your pupils help others prepare for an emergency? Answer these questions and more with a short unit. Learners will participate in a variety of collaborative, inquiry-based, and hands-on activities to learn about disaster preparedness.
6th - 8th Science 74 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What's That Food?
Get things cooking with the first lesson in this series on the science of food. Working in small groups, young scientists make and record observations about different mystery foods. These descriptions are then shared with the class and facilitate a discussion on the six basic food groups.
K - 5th Science 86 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"Energy Plus!" from Together Counts is three days worth of lessons, discussions, and activities about nutrition. The materials help you teach youngsters about eating healthy and burning calories. Energy in and energy out. Included are information on nutrition labels and food groups, links to fact sheets, a worksheet, and the website for dietary guidelines.
3rd - 5th Health 12 Views 24 Downloads
Your Energy In
What are Dietary Guidelines? What are the basic principles of a sensible healthy diet? What do variety, balance, and moderation have to do with eating healthy. What are the food groups? There are a couple of activities in this lesson that scaffold and finally get to the main assignment of having the class plan school breakfasts.
3rd - 5th Health 5 Views 2 Downloads
Eating healthy can be a challenge, especially for people with special dietary needs. After learning about standard nutritional needs for adults, learners take on the role of a dietician and work together to create a menu for one of the following unique nutritional needs:
- High blood pressure
- Lactose intolerance
- Type 2 diabetes
- High performance athletes
3rd - 12th Science 166 Views 118 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Nutrition & You
Complete a unit on diet and nutrition with young learners. They will explore various websites, create a food pyramid, categorize foods into food groups, list the benefits of various types of foods, evaluate a fast food meal, and identify a myth about candy.
K - 3rd Health 31 Views 265 Downloads
Parallel Structure, Exercise 3
As the third worksheet in a series about parallel structure, this worksheet continues to challenge students' writing skills. It includes twenty multiple choice questions; students must select the correct phrase to complete each sentence maintaining parallel structure.
4th - 12th English Language Development 9 Views 117 Downloads
Eating Right with a Little Help from the VT
Students determine food groups and design a balanced menu plan. In this food pyramid instructional activity, students use the VisualThesaurus to write a definition of each food group and find foods in each group, then use this information to plan create a balanced diet plan for one day.
3rd - 8th Health 5 Views 1 Download
Project EASE Module 13: Chemical Reactions
Four lessons can be found in this chemistry resource. A pretest is provided, and then young chemists explore the law of conservation of mass in chemical reactions. Then they learn about the laws of definite and multiple proportions. In the end they practice writing and balancing equations.
8th - 12th Science 23 Views 206 Downloads
Fast Food Junkie
Students research calories and nutrients found in fast food to plan meals. For this nutrition lesson, students use the Internet to plan three meals and a snack from fast food menus. They must keep their food selections under a 2,000 calorie limit and are encouraged to follow dietary guidelines.
7th - 12th Science 9 Views 57 Downloads
Students are able to employ simple equipment and tools to gather data. They are able to understand how various foods contribute to health. Students are able to recognize foods that constitute a balanced meal. They understand that a variety of vitamins and minerals are needed to maintain a healthy and balanced diet.
4th - 8th Science 7 Views 70 Downloads