Fruits and Vegetables for Health

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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 geography and crops, comparison of food nutrients, and the chemistry of fruits and vegetables.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Consider extension research activities on the value of organic foods, the environmental effect of eating local, or other major agricultural states or countries
Pros

  • Introduces learners to MyPlate.gov and proper nutritional servings
  • Excellent series of lessons that can be taught in sequence or in parts as they pertain to your curriculum
  • Well-designed worksheets and activities
Cons

  • None