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164 resources with the keyterm food groups

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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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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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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...
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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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Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Are you looking for a presentation for a basic introduction to nutrition? This PowerPoint will do the job. It provides the information for a variety of topics such as: nutrients, portions, food groups, and calories. Check it out!
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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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Try A Pizza Theme Week

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars 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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Food Pyramid

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students 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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The Abc's of Healthy Eating

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine healthy eating as it relates to physical and mental health. For this the abc's of healthy eating lesson, students discuss the effects of unhealthy eating habits. Students examine the My Pyramid Food Guidance System as a...
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Eating Right with a Little Help from the VT

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students determine food groups and design a balanced menu plan. In this food pyramid lesson, students use the VisualThesaurus to write a definition of each food group and find foods in each group, then use this information to plan...
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Personal Health Series-School Lunch

For Students 7th - 9th
In this nutrition worksheet, students are given the task of creating a comic strip about meals, nutrition, the food groups and the messages celebrities send about weight and nutrition. Students sum up their message with one sentences...
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Demonstration of Cheese-Making Enzyme Magic

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students watch a demo which is a modification of an enzyme lab which is done as a "magic show". It's primary purpose is to tickle the curiosity of the student and grab interest before discussion of enzymes. It is also used to stimulate...
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Build a Burger

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Here is an outstanding instructional activity 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...
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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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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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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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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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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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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,...