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22 resources with the concept serving size

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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
An interesting way to learn about dietary requirements, this resource prompts learners to look at what someone in the U.S. eats and compare it to what someone in South America eats. They discuss the social, religious, psychological,...
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Handy Guide to Serving Sizes

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Always know the right amount to eat with help from an engaging and informative website. Browse food categories— vegetables and fruits, grains, dairy, meat, fats, sweet and salty treats, and beverages—to discover how to measure a proper...
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Cooking Matters: For Chefs and Kids

For Teachers K - 8th
Get your scholars cooking with a collection of activities that pairs the class to a community chef, promotes healthy snacking and drinking, and explores fruits and vegetables. Lower elementary learners create vegetable super heroes,...
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Nutrition and Physical Activity

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Emerging nutritionists explore what it means to be healthy. In the beginning of the unit, your class will examine the five food groups and learn how food gets from the farm to our plates. This leads into the investigation of the...
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Energy Balance In Your Life

For Teachers K - 5th
It's easy enough to put energy in, but not so easy to use it up! Look at food labels with your young learners and help them understand the concept of calories in and calories out. Food eaten means calories in and exercise means calories...
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Do Something About… Eating Healthy - Day 5: Super-size Me

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What does serving size and portion control have to do with 60% of Americans being overweight? Well frankly, quite a bit. Read some information that talks about portion size and childhood obesity. Take a look at what serving sizes should...
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Food Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars evaluate snack foods based on calories and fat. In small groups, they use this information to make informed and wise food choices. Students graphically represent the fat in a food by measuring the equivalent of the food...
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Food Labels & Portion Size

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Do you know the serving size of that muffin you are eating? Oddly, many packaged items have unrealistic portion sizes, like 3/4 of a spear of a pickle. When you therefore look at the nutrition label on that jar of pickles, the calorie...
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Food Label Analysis

For Students 5th - 9th
Encourage healthy eating and demonstrate how to read a food label with this worksheet. Class members choose a food and respond to fill in the blank questions regarding calories, daily values, and ingredients. Each individual decides, by...
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ESL: Nutrition/Label Reading

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Assist your pupils in making healthy food choices with this lesson. First, have them bring in different kinds of food labels, and put a list of key words on the board (list is not included, but can be nutrition or health-related words)....
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Fruits and Growing Together Review

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore healthy food. In this fruits instructional activity, students discover the anatomy of a flower and how flowers on some plants turn into fruits. They participate in class discussions and complete various activities to...
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Ideas with Food

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students determine portion size to feed their classmates.  In this determining portion size to feed their classmates instructional activity, students make drink mix and brownies for their classmates.  Students determine how much drink...
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Portions and Servings

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders learn about portions and servings. In this healthy eating lesson plan, 3rd graders discuss the differences between portions and servings and answer the provided questions. Students determine how to eat a healthy snack.
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Looking at Food Labels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret the food and nutrition on food labels. They determine their nutrient needs and how comprehending food labels can help them to meet those needs. Pupils recall that food labels provide nutrition information to help...
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Froot Loops to the Max - Nutrition Worksheet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
For this nutrition worksheet, middle schoolers solve 10 various problems related to reading the nutritional panel on the side of a box of Froot Loops. They determine how many cups are needed to achieve a certain amount of calories. Then,...
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Fruit and Health

For Teachers K - 5th
Students study nutrition. In this healthy foods lesson, students discover what nutrients fruits have, what serving size of fruits they should eat, and try fruits they have never had before. They work as a class to discuss these topics...
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Energy Plus

For Students 4th - 10th
In this energy worksheet, students complete short answer questions about calories, servings, vitamins, and more. Students complete 6 questions total.
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Pour Some

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students compare their desired portions with the actual serving size. For this lesson on serving size, students compare their desired portion of a given food with the actual serving size listed on the Nutritional Facts label.
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How Many Servings?

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this beginning division concepts worksheet, students calculate the number of servings for two foods, depending on the serving size.
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Fractions and Decimals

For Students 7th - 9th
In this fractions and decimals instructional activity, students solve 11 various types of word problems that include recording data in fractions and/or decimal form. First, they complete the table to determine how many people needed to...
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A Serving By Any Other Name

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine the information given on food labels. They also discover what a serving size is and determine how much they eat over the suggested serving. They also calculate the number of calories are in different foods.
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How Big is Big?

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students evaluate the number of servings in super-sized portions of various types of food. They explore the amount of sugar, fat, and other nutrients in super sized portions. They state that they plan to eat fewer super-sized portions of...