Plant Parts Salad

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How are vegetables beneficial to a healthy diet? Have kids examine different types of vegetables, such as zucchini, broccoli, and carrots, and determine which parts of the plant they represent. Then, they taste the vegetables as a class. Yum!

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Instructional Ideas

  • If you don't have a class garden, bring in various fall vegetables for kids to learn about
  • Include the lesson in a unit about garden or nutrition
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson is designed for a class garden with vegetables that are ready to harvest, requiring several weeks or even months for preparation

  • Comes with an excellent nutrition chart about different kids of vegetables, a worksheet about parts of a plant, and a rubric for evaluation

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