Do or Diet!
Students investigate primary sources to determine the foods that comprised the diet of the Colorado Indians. They investigate how the men, women, and students played specific roles in getting, preparing, and preserving food.
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Where in the World Can I Find a Healthy Diet?
What constitutes a healthy diet? In what way is a healthy diet defined and influenced by culture? Groups investigate the community and national resources available in a country, and then design a healthy diet for its citizens.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A New Bedford Voyage!
A thorough set of activities, articles, and reference material can enlighten your class about the history of whaling in New England. Kids travel back to a time when whale products were valuable and hunting whales was a way to help the...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Vending Machine Bans Increase in Schools Nationwide
Does a ban on vending machines infringe on student rights, or do school officials have an obligation to monitor foods sold on school grounds? Your class members will explore the educational, health, and financial issues related to...
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What can a Ganesh statue, hand ornament, and print block tell you about India? Introduce your learners to the geography, history, and culture of India by analyzing primary sources and using the well-designed worksheets provided in this...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography of Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving dinner is a time of savory sauces and delicious dinners. But where do all those ingredients come from? Teach middle schoolers about local agriculture with a lesson plan that focuses on the elements of a traditional...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mayor Puts City on Diet to Lose a Million Pounds
Learners read a story called Mayor Puts City on Diet to Lose a Million Pounds and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this current event Lose a Million Pounds lesson plan, students respond to literature by...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History