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164 resources with the keyterm food groups

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Build a Burger

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Here is an outstanding lesson on food groups, nutrition, and diet. In it, learners focus on hamburgers! They take a close look at the products that go into making a hamburger, conduct taste tests on samples, discuss the nutritional value...
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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
An interesting way to learn about dietary requirements, this resource prompts learners to look at what someone in the U.S. eats and compare it to what someone in South America eats. They discuss the social, religious, psychological,...
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Track Your Food Today

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A colorful chart to record what one eats over the course of a day. The grid is broken down to meal times and five food groups. Colorful There are description of each food group Pictures of foods for each food group
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Weekly Meal Sheet

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here's a colorful and well-organized chart that young learners can use to write down what they eat each day for a week. The chart has been broken down by food groups and the days of the week.  Colorful Pictures of foods for each food...
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What's That Food?

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
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...
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Home Living/ Daily Living: Food Groups

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What are the best foods to eat, and how much is too much? Kids discuss the importance of eating the right amount of each of the four food groups. They discuss the food pyramid and make meals by cutting and pasting foods from a magazine...
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Sports Nutrition and Performance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look at this nutrition lesson which is specifically geared for high school competitive athletes. This is a comprehensive lesson and is worth perusing if you are serious about having your athletes understand how important food is...
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Energy Plus!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
"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...
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You Are What You Eat

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify healthy food choices from the food groups on the USDA food pyramid. In this  nutrition and  health lesson, students identify and name examples of each food group displayed on the food pyramid. Students cut out healthy...
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Your Energy In

For Teachers K - 3rd
Help your youngsters make considerations about what they eat. Use this lesson as a jumping-off point to discuss dietary guidelines, the food pyramid, and major food groups. This creative lesson grabs youngsters by talking about what they...
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Simple Keys and Nutrition

For Teachers 3rd
An inventive and engaging activity on nutrition, food groups, and the food pyramid is here for you. In it, young dieticians learn about the basics of nutrition. They use the book, Frog and Toad are Friends, to help them foster discussion...
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Nutrition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify food groups, foods that fit into those groups, and look at the nutritional value of each food group. They also discover how to interpret and understand food labels. The whole class makes some burgers and fries,...
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Eating a Balanced Diet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A perky presentation provides an overview of what comprises a balanced diet. Viewers discover why water is vital to our health, what the macro-nutrients are and what they provide, and how calcium is important to bones and teeth. The...
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How Much Sugar? How Much Fat?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Find the fat and sugar content in foods in lesson designed to teach math and nutrition at the same time. Learners read food labels and convert grams to teaspoons in order to observe how much sugar is in a product. They also use fast food...
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Nutrition: A Thematic Unit

For Teachers 1st
Young learners explore nutrition and the food groups in these two mini-lesson plan ideas. First, kindergarteners have a discussion about their health and how different foods contribute to it before making their own personal food pyramid....
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I Can Eat A Rainbow!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
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.
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Calcium Counts

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
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.
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Energy Plus!

For Teachers K - 2nd
This lesson seems pretty advanced for K-2nd graders, but there are some pieces that can be used with young learners. Look through this comprehensive, fact-filled lesson and pull out information and activities that you can adapt to fit...
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The Healthy Train

For Teachers K - 2nd
This presentation gives the lyrics for the song, "The Healthy Train." The song goes to the melody of the classic "The Wheels on the Bus" song. It's a clever song, in that the lyrics cover all of the basic food groups found in the food...
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Shopping for a Balanced Meal

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore a well-balanced diet. In this healthy eating habits lesson, students investigate the food pyramid and discover the appropriate amount of daily servings. Students use local grocery ads to create a well-balanced meal.
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My Pyramid-Everything Fits

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students study the food pyramid. In this nutrition lesson, students view a poster of the food pyramid and define the color for each food group. Students look at various types of food and identify the proper food group they belong to.
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Food for the Life Cycle Module

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students explore food for the life cycle groups. They research a stage in the life cycle and its eating patterns, nutritional requirements, food preparation techniques, and three recipes. They interview those involved in food preparation...
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Try A Pizza Theme Week

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore all the things they could do with a pizza. They become aware of food groups and nutritional needs, make decorated cardboard pizzas, interact with pizza slices and fractions, create stories to go along with their...
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Design the Breakfast Menu

For Students 3rd - 9th
Provide this template to your young learners so they can plan out a week's worth of healthy breakfast choices. Not only do they plan breakfast for Monday through Friday, but they also write why they chose their items for each meal. This...