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285 resources with the concept diet

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Fit To Fat Family

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students become a TV production team whose mission it is to turn the fittest family in the UK into the unhealthiness one. Students illustrate the importance of exercise. Students understand what bad habits such as smoking and drinking do...
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How Much Sport Is Good For YOu

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners using spreadsheets, devise a weekly exercise timetable for a fitness fanatic and a realistic one for themselves. Students chart out the number of calories used by doing different sports. Learners plan out a healthy exercise...
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Tiny Bites: What Difference Could They Make?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore how small "extra" bites of food can add significant calories to their diet. They estimate how many extra calories they add to their diets by just taking small bites of food throughout the day.
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Learning About My Eating Habits

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore their own dietary habits and identify food pyramid guidelines including serving sizes and recommended portions. They complete worksheets, conduct Internet research and evaluate school lunches.
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Tortillas, A Wrap!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine how tortillas fit into a healthy diet. They identify the parts of the food pyramid and decide where tortillas fit into it They also sample some tortillas with healthy ingredients.
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Hunting for Hidden Fat

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate the importance of fat in the diet. They determine the difference between solid and liquid fat. They examine food labels to identify the ones that contain fat.
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Nutrition Labels - Fats in your Diet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze the American diet and the amount of fat content that we choose to include in our food. Eating habits are monitored and results compared to the recommended amounts.
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Fiber - Adding It To The Diet - Skill Supplement

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine and prepare a recipe and state the purpose of each ingredient. They complete a worksheet based on the food pyramid.
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Do or Diet!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate primary sources to determine the foods that comprised the diet of the Colorado Indians. They investigate how the men, women, and students played specific roles in getting, preparing, and preserving food.
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Diet, Exercise and Health

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars keep a food and exercise log for a week. They compare their log to the food guide pyramid and standards for exercise for their age group. They write a paper that explains how they intend to improve their health.
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Food and Food Groups

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the importance of diet and its relationship to disease. They examine their own attitudes about the foods they eat.
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Why Is a Low-Saturated Fat Diet a More Healthful Diet?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze the ways that their food choices can affect body composition and self-concept. They list the benefits of making healthy food choices.
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Teaching the Identification of Vegetables

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students engage in various activities designed to them that vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet.
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Rate Your Plate

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders analyze the nutrients, calories, and food groups using the USDA CNPP website Interactive Healthy Eating Index. They write a summary of their personal findings related to their eating habits - including some ways to improve...
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What Goes in Must Come Out

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners monitor their calorie intake and energy expenditure. They keep track of daily data in a journal and assess and adjust their diets as appropriate.
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Student demonstrates that they can reduce their own health risks by choosing a food or beverage that is fat free or non-sugar in place of their favorite food or beverage that is high-fat or high-sugar. Student identifies a time for...
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Balanced Diet

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine nutritional value of foods they eat and find they contain a variety of things such as nutrients, vitamins, fats, and sugars.
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Reading Labels For Fat Types

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students analyze a variety of cooking oils to determine the amount and types of fats included in each.
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Banquet For the Bunch!

For Teachers K - 5th
Students become familiar with the food guide pyramid, demonstrate a proper use of scissors and handling of glue materials, and explore the importance of eating healthy foods.
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Dribbling for Nutrition

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice reading food labels and determining the correct number of grams of fat and carbohydrates in a single serving. They work on improving dribbling skills during the task.
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Ancient and Modern Diets

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the ancient Egyptian diet and compare it to the contemporary American diet.