Introduction to Nutrition
Fourth graders plan nutritional meals by using the USDA's Food Guide Pyramid and analyze food labels to aid in this planning. Using a slice of Wonderbread they discover what a calorie means, and that being active means burning up more energy.
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Chocolate Taste-Testing: Introduction to Loco for Cocoa
Is the price of chocolate a good indicator of taste? Your learners will approach this question through experimentation and analysis, and will then delve into the rich history and complexity of cacao and chocolate.
1st - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Five Food Groups - Introduction to Nutrition
Students study the five food groups as an introduction to nutrition. In this nutrition lesson, students learn about which foods belong in each of the five food groups and they determine the need to eat a healthy diet. They keep a journal...
3rd - 5th Health
Importance of Hand Washing and Introduction to Nutrition
Students examine a healthy lifestyle. For this hand washing lesson, students discover important times they should wash their hands and what is the proper way in which to do so. They participate in class discussions and an activity on...
K - 5th Health
Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
K - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Critical Thinking through Core Curriculum: Using Print and Digital Newspapers
What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable