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Fall into Healthy Shapes

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners identify geometric shapes by planting a fall garden. They start their seeds in containers that have different shapes, and keep track of their plants based on those shapes. This brilliantly designed and incredibly thorough...
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What's on My Plate?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Kids work together in groups to discuss and understand the differences between a typical diet and a healthy one. They use the My Plate recommendations to compare what they eat with what they should be eating according to the MyPlate...
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Pesticide Watch Card

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students examine human health by identifying dangerous pesticides. In this agriculture lesson, students research the food production system in the United States and discuss dangers such as pesticides, chemicals and insecticides which...
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Importance of Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Prepare your class members for the performance task assessment on nutrition with an activity that asks class members to rank images of foods from least nutritious to most. Participants also offer reasons for why they ranked the foods the...
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Making Choices

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
When choosing what foods to eat, there are a lot of factors to consider. To help make the decision a little easier, young learners work in small groups developing short plays, stories, or advertisements that address the different issues...
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The Ugly Vegetables: Veggie Wrap Sandwich

For Teachers K - 3rd
The Ugly Vegetables is a book that introduces young children to some of the lesser-known veggies. With healthy eating and Chinese cooking as the theme of the lesson, children will discuss how healthy food can stimulate the five senses....
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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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The Care and Feeding of Kids: Finding Information on Nutrition and Fitness

For Teachers 5th - 10th
The Learning Network is featuring an article about First Lady Michelle Obama and her quest to help reduce childhood obesity in America. The article talks about how she has talked with the top three suppliers of school lunches and has...
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Your Energy Balance Goal!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This is the culminating activity for a unit on energy balance for 3rd-5th graders created by Together Counts. Young learners make a plan to balance their energy in and their energy out for one month. They use the SMART steps in creating...
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Healthy Eating

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A short, yet very informative, presentation on the basics of healthy eating. Young dieticians view slides which have colorful photos and graphics of foods that are healthy (and not so healthy), along with information on the basic food...
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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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Fraction Fruit

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Discover the concept of fractions by using fruit as a model. Scholars discover fractions are part of a whole, similar to the pieces of fruit which are placed in front of them. They then cut up several different types of fruit and discuss...
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Snack Smart, Move More

For Teachers 5th - 12th
What do lowfat yogurt, baby carrots, fresh fruit, and rice cakes have in common? They are all healthy snacks that can be eaten daily. Investigate healthy eating/snacking guidelines, learn how to make lowfat ice cream and practice some...
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Keeping Healthy

For Teachers 4th - 7th
A helpful presentation highlights the importance of exercise, and focuses on how muscles move when we move our bodies. The last two slides invite learners to create a brochure that promotes the benefits of a certain sport on the body,...
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Healthy Eating

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A highly informative presentation focuses on healthy diets, food facts, the food pyramid, and healthy eating myths. There is a lot of great information in this PowerPoint, and a really fun interactive component. Perfect for your upper...
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Healthy Heart Commitment Card

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Make a commitment to give up one, just one, unhealthy food or drink. Teachers make a commitment for a month, the youngsters make a commitment for two weeks. The youngsters buddy up to support each other. Do this activity in February,...
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Gandhi's Ashrams and School Sustainability

For Teachers 2nd
Explore philosophy and religion by researching Gandhi. Lead your young students to investigate the life and accomplishments of Mahatma Gandhi by reading the assigned text. Your class will define sustainability and create a sustainable...
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Using Pop Art Imagery to Inspire Healthy Eating

For Teachers 8th
Create a visual art project about obesity. In this art instructional activity, 8th graders research and explain the importance of eating healthy and exercise. They document their eating habits in their journal and analyze it.
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Happy Mealtimes

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students read The Hungry Caterpillar to examine healthy eating habits. In this food and nutrition lesson plan, students role play the various responsibilities during family mealtime. They will discuss the struggles of healthy eating, and...
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Servings and Choices

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
An important part of balancing caloric intake to energy expenditure is knowing how many Calories you are consuming. In the fifth of a seven-lesson series on food and energy, learners estimate their daily caloric intake, then use a...
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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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Eating Healthy

For Students K - 1st
Learners must consider what kinds of food a pig, a frog, and a grasshopper would eat out of a list, and choose the correct ones. Then, they list ten things that they eat that keep them healthy. A good worksheet for young learners who are...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Importance of Keeping a Healthy Body Weight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Prepare your special education class for a healthy life. They visit with a nutritionist, practice simple exercises, and discuss healthy food choices. They then make goals for weight loss and management. Additional supporting activity...
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Food Trivia Challenge

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students answer food trivia questions. In this healthy eating lesson, students work with a partner and take turns asking and answering questions about making healthy food choices.