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Serving Sizes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Are serving sizes for different foods always appropriate for what you need? In this hands-on activity, learners work in groups to estimate what one serving size of various foods are, and then evaluate their hypotheses by measuring real...
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Selling Obesity

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners examine health issues that are associated with our fast food culture, and the advertising of it. They begin with a snack-food survey to assess their own eating habits. Pupils are encouraged to think critically throughout the...
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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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Fortified Breakfast

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students reverse engineer a cereal. In this dietary instructional activity students identify the minerals that the human body needs to function. Students examine how foods are fortified by food engineers. Students find the amount of iron...
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What Am I Missing?

For Teachers K - 8th
Discuss nutrition and identify components of a healthy diet, view a Food Guide Pyramid, and create a Personal Food Pyramid, listing all foods eaten in the past 24 hours. Compare food lists with the standard Food Guide and determine where...
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Nutrition and the Elderly

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Study the nutrition of elderly people and how it helps them to remain independent and healthy.  Learners investigative the nutrition concerns of the elderly. MyPlate, vitamine requirements and sensory changes in the elderly are...
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The Food Pyramid

For Teachers 4th
Learning about nutrition and how to eat healthy foods is very important for kids these days. Here is a lesson, designed for 4th graders, that teaches these important skills. Pupils plan nutritional meals by using the USDA's Food Guide...
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Cyber Chow Combos

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using a worksheet that's embedded in the plan, elementary schoolers must come up with the most possible combinations of food they can order from the menu on the worksheet. The lesson is meant to be done independently by everyone, then...
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Bug Me While I'm Eating!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore nutritional value of insects as food, and compare the nutritional value of insects with that of their favorite foods by completing a table.
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Tastes Great-- Is It Good for You?

For Teachers K - 8th
Students use the food guide pyramid established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to evaluate the nutritional value of their favorite foods.
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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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Water's Edge Café

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students observe water birds feeding at a local wetland, record what they see, and construct an appropriate menu for a "Waterfowl Cafe." They also play a "flocking" game.
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Ruminating on the Digestive System

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Young scholars compare the digestive systems of the buffalo and of the zebra, diagram their systems, and compare their lengths. In this digestive system lesson plan, students learn about their diets as well.
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Goal Setting

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students understand how they can incorporate dietary guidelines in their daily life.  In this investigative lesson students set dietary goals and incorporate an activity to learn how to create a new seed variety while studying dispersal...
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Calories in Sports

For Students 6th - 12th
This 4-page worksheet includes information on caloric intake and output, an activity/calorie chart, and a form for calculating the amount of calories in various foods. A good introduction to calories.
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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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Prejudice and Body Image

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students investigate our society's pressures to conform to standards of beauty - particularly to be thin - and the related prejudice against being "overweight."
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Eating Under the Rainbow

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students investigate the lure of snack-food advertisements to explain how snacks can fit into a healthy diet.
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Three Healthful Meals: A Practical Food-Guide-Pyramid Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students activate their knowledge of the food guide pyramid and the basic food groups in order to plan nutritious meals. They collect a handful of food images from magazines and glue them to the appropriate plates.
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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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Muffins for a Moose

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research all the information they can about moose. After reading a book about the animal, they compare and contrast nonfiction and fiction books. To end the activity, they use Crayola markets to draw their favorite scene from...
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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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Menu for an Athlete

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Football, basketball, softball. What do these sports have in common? Athletes. Young scholars learn about and discuss the food pyramind, especially grains, with the thought that they will be planning a pre-competition meal and snack for...
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Mathematics & Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars apply math to calculate fat and calories in the food they eat. They examine food package information to become aware of the ingredients and to learn about healthy life styles. They work in groups to create crazy meals...