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Build a Burger

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Here is an outstanding lesson plan 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...
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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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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 lesson 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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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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Food for thought

For Students 5th
Cake has to be good for something, right? Different foods are used by our bodies in different ways. Learners will first read about what fats, proteins, fruits, and vegetables do for the human body. They will then put each of food shown...
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Calcium Counts

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students 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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Try A Pizza Theme Week

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners 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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Healthy Eating: Vitamins

For Teachers 4th - 7th
The first five slides contain photographs of foods containing each of the major vitamins: A, B, C, D, and E. Then there is a slide explaining each of the three macro nutrients. The final slide is a low-quality graphic of the food...
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Growing Minds: My Plate

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
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...
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The ABC's of Breakfast

For Teachers K - 1st
Students identify the food group of various culturally diverse breakfast foods and discuss the importance of eating a healthy, well-balanced breakfast every morning. They then try different foods that begin with the letter A, B and C and...
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Let's Eat

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students read "Staying Healthy: Eating Right" by Alice B. McGinty and discuss prior knowledge of food groups and nutrition. They sort foods into food groups and play a board game about types of foods.
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Plan a Meal Fun

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Discuss helping with the family grocery shopping. View a teacher drawn map of a grocery store and discuss where the breads, meats, and dairy products are located. Practice categorizing foods as breads and cereals, fruits, vegetables,...
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Food Pyramid

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners construct food pyramids by painting shoe boxes and using them to respresent different food groups. They cut out and paste pictures of the respresentative foods for the groups on the box sides. They compare their diets to the...
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Finding the Food Groups

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this food groups learning exercise, students look at five different food combinations and write all the food groups in each one underneath each food item.