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498 resources with the keyterm food

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Globalization Comes to the Table

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, in groups, research the issues surrounding one of several controversies involving food and globalization. Then they debate their position and show a PowerPoint presentation at a mock summit meeting.
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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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Where Your Food Comes From

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
In this age of globalization, the foods we eat often come from countries scattered all around the world. This research-based instructional activity asks young scholars to pick two of their favorite food items and investigate the origins...
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Healthy Food

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Take less than two minutes out of your day to learn why "junk food" is bad for the human body. A narrator shares various facts about unhealthy and healthy foods.
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Getting the Most Nutrition from Your Food

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Healthy eating is a habit that one can never start too early. Learners in grades five through seven, work through a series of activities and informational reading to understand how to make good food choices. You'll find a full...
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Energy Balance - Lesson Unit 1

For Students K - 4th
There are four separate pages in this packet: What is energy balance, there is only one you, help Ira decide, and making healthy choices can be fun. The first one has a diagram of an old time scale. There is a box hanging from each side,...
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Starch

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the basics of starch and how it is used in food. In this photosynthesis lesson students experiment with variables that affect starch production in photosynthesis.
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Nutty For Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Research the nutritional value of food by having groups of high schoolers conduct Internet research to determine healthy food choices. They calculate the nutritional value of the food and create a PowerPoint presentation indicating the...
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Lunch Food? Mmmm! Mmmm! Good!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Examine how nutrition plays an important role in our lives by conducting online research and developing lunch menus that satisfy nutritional requirements set up by the United States Department of Agriculture. Students download recipes,...
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Do Something about… Eating Healthy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is the sixth instructional activity in a 10 instructional activity unit on healthy eating from the organization Do Something, Inc.  The instructional activity focuses on how food gets marketed to young people. What does advertising...
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Man Of La Muncha

For Students Pre-K - K
What a wonderful way to explore vegetables! This video features a Shakespearian-style performance about a man trying to decide which vegetable to eat for dinner. There are rhymes, great examples of language usage, and a lot of fun.
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Mexican Food

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the foods associated with Mexico. They compare and contrast these foods with the foods associated with the United States. Students recognize that many of the foods used in the world today were developed in Mexico....
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Where Did Foods Originate? (Foods of the New World and Old World)

For Teachers K - 12th
What do papayas, peanuts, pineapples, and potatoes have in common? Why, they are foods explorers brought back to the Old World. Young researchers use the Internet to investigate how New World explorers helped change the Old World's diet....
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Reading Cuisine: Connotation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Define denotation and connotation for your class and read "Chocolate Cake" from Fatherhood by Bill Cosby (or look online for an audio clip). Class discussion about diction inspires playful rewriting of the text. Learners sort words with...
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Sculpture: Exploring Pop Art: Creating

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners work in teams to create collaborative sculptures of food. They are required to create the food, dishes, and utensils needed to display their work. Note: This is a team building and design exercise.
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Where's the Beef - Beef Facts or Hype, Is it Bad for You?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Analyze a Happy Meal™ for nutrient content and calories. Blend the contents into "McMush" and use Biuret's solution to test for protein content. There are a few problems with the lesson plan: the resource links are no longer valid, the...
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Growing Cress: Sprouts

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
What does it take to grow a healthy plant? Budding horticulturists will look at each slide and consider which conditions produced the best results. Slides contain images of plants that have had too much or too little water, light, or...
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Food Packaging

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the functions of packaging food and how the designs work.  In this food packaging lesson plan students identify the changes that occur in different types of materials. 
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Cellular Respiration

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explain the process of cellular respiration in their own words. In this biology instructional activity, students trace the electron path down the chain. They calculate the molecules and energy product of respiration.
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Stocks, Sauces, Soups

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Written for a food and nutrition class, this resource has young chefs prepare chicken noodle soup. It begins by teaching vocabulary required for making soups, sauces, and stocks, as well as how to calculate percentages from given ratios....
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Three-Meal Weather: Food inspired adjectives from "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students complete a list of food adjectives based on the book Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs. In this adjectives lesson plan, students also compose a 3 part piece of writing based on an entire day of raining food. 
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Good Health from the Ground Up

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine healthy food choices and the benefits of growing their own food for consumption. They read the story "Favorite Things" and illustrate 5 favorite things. Students discuss types of foods that are healthy choices and why it...
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Food Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate snack foods based on calories and fat. In small groups, they use this information to make informed and wise food choices. Students graphically represent the fat in a food by measuring the equivalent of the food fat with...
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Lesson Plan: Unpacking the Supermarket Bag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners discover that the food they purchase comes from a wide variety of countries. They view food labels and chart origins on a map. They discuss trade and fair prices for food stuffs.