Dietary Fiber Lab
Students bake a variety of cakes experimenting with the amount of fat and fiber in each. They sample the cakes and compare the effects of differing ratios.
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Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Here is a fantastic cross-curricular unit focusing on the production, distribution, and nutritional value of California-grown produce. It includes five lessons covering such topics as dietary guidelines and the food plate, California...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Food and Your Body -- How to Maintain a Healthy Diet
Middle schoolers examine the different food groups on the food pyramid. In groups, they discover the proper amount to eat from each food group and how to prepare healthy meals. They keep a food journal and calculate the amount of...
6th - 8th Health