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.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Expand the scope of the project to include other countries
Classroom Considerations
  • The lesson, designed by a teacher candidate, presumes class members have experience creating PowerPoint presentations and are familiar with the food pyramid, publishing software, and nutritional recommendations for Americans
  • Links are provided to related resources
  • The lesson presumes class members have experience collaborating in groups