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Plant Parts Salad

For Teachers 1st Standards
How are vegetables beneficial to a healthy diet? Have kids examine different types of vegetables, such as zucchini, broccoli, and carrots, and determine which parts of the plant they represent. Then, they taste the vegetables as a class....
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Healthy Foods

For Students K - 1st
Young learners must decide which foods are healthy, and circle only those words in a word bank. After that, they must write down the two foods from the list that are dairy products. Finally, pupils draw pictures of the two dairy products...
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Healthy Choices: A Positive Approach to Healthy Living

For Students 5th - 9th
Inform your class about nutrition labels with this instructional activity. This resrouce includes a sample food label with information in the margins and 2 questions that relate to food labels. This tool helps class members learn how to...
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Exploring Nutrition Using The Food Pyramid

For Teachers 1st - 10th
Learners of all ages study nutrition by designing their own food guide pyramids using pictures from Pics4Learning. They analyze their food consumption over the course of a typical day in respect to the USDA's recommended serving sizes....
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Basic Vitamins: Water-Soluble and Fat-Soluble

For Teachers 5th - 8th
An incredibly thorough lesson on vitamins, and how to keep one's body at peak health. Learners access a variety of excellent worksheets embedded in the plan that have them consider raw vs. cooked foods, a vegetable nutrition summary,...
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For Students 1st - 2nd
In this word scramble learning exercise, students choose a letter from the box to create a vegetable word. Students spell 11 vegetable words.
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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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A Healthy Diet is a Balancing Act

For Students 5th
It's important to teach kids how to have a balanced diet. They are provided with six different meals, they fill in the blanks to complete each one to make it balanced. The answers could be anything and the meals offered don't seem very...
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Mini Meals

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners discuss what makes a healthy and balanced meal, and then they make them out of clay. They use hand building techniques, radial design, and their knowledge of healthy foods to create unique mini-sized meals for a wall display. 
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Food Pyramid Menu

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students analyze the food pyramid. In this food pyramid lesson, students evaluate their nutritional needs. Students record their eating habits and determine if their food choices were healthy.
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Food Pyramid

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
The Food Pyramid is an important tool for youngsters to be introduced to. This lesson succeeds at combining direct instruction with artwork and a movement activity to help young learners discover the food pyramid. A cut-and-paste...
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Introduction to Nutrition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders take a closer look at the foods they eat and the nutritional value of each. This lesson helps them see why foods are grouped together the way they are and what types of nutrition are provided by these food groups. They...
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For Teachers K - 1st
Young learners compare healthy foods to junk foods. They examine the growing process of a vegetable from a seed all the way to maturity. The book, The Magic School Bus in a Pickle is used. Some nice cross-curricular activities in math,...
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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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What's On MyPlate?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students evaluate healthy food intake. In this food intake lesson, students examine healthy food recommendations for each food group. Students analyze food labels and determine appropriate serving size information.  After constructing a...
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Nutrition Relay Race

For Teachers K - 1st
Students listen to a story about food and nutrition, "The Berenstein Bears and Too Much Junk Food," read aloud by the teacher. They contrast food choices according to their contributions to a healthy diet.
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Why Do I Need Milk?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research the reasons why milk is important in a healthy diet. In this milk and diet activity, students identify two foods in the milk group and color a food group pyramid worksheet. Students identify nutrition benefits for...
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Steps to a Healthier You

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore the food pyramid. In this dietary health lesson, students examine the food pyramid on the website and discuss healthy eating strategies. There are various links to websites in this lesson.
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Food & Science - How Healthy is Your Diet?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners experiment with various foods to determine fat and starch content. They rub jam, peanut butter, bananas, and other foods in a small circle on a piece of paper, and observe the results. If there is a high fat content in the...
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Child Care Unit

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this activity, child care apprentices prepare granola bars to serve to preschoolers. A recipe and lab evaluation sheet are included, but the actual procedure is vague. It could be used in a cooking class or as a career exploration...
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Understanding My Pyramid

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students examine the food pyramid and construct a healthy meal. In this food pyramid lesson, students examine the new food pyramid that includes fats and oils, and is arranged with brightly colored triangles. They use grocery store adds...
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The Beginning of Physics

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the importance of milk in their daily diet. They explore what important vitamins and minerals the body needs to stay healthy and how to keep their bodies healthy. Students recognize healthy foods and which...
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Eat Your Vegetables Challenge

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this healthy diet worksheet, students read the statements about vegetables and select the answer that best complete the 11 statements.
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Nutrition in Me

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss and complete activities to further their knowledge about nutrition in their diet. In this nutrition instructional activity, students discuss their diets and the amount of vegetables and fruits they are consuming daily....