Why Lesson Planet?
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 an athlete. Pre-game meals for athletes are usually very high in carbohydrates and lower in fat and proteins. Remember that there are healthy and not so healthy, carbohydrates. After creating a menu, the class discusses what they chose and the reasons why.