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86 resources with the concept Nutrition

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Print & Go ESL

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Improve reading comprehension with a set of ESL worksheets. Kids read through various passages, note which facts are true or false, mark their opinion on two statements, and write a short reply based on a writing prompt.
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Silly Stories: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers 2nd
ESL/ELD learners are provided extra support with the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt thematic units on silly stories by this packet of activities, exercises, and practice sets.
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Healthy Living Skills Rubrics

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Do the kids in your class respect the needs and limits of their bodies? Use a rubric about healthy choices to assess learners' knowledge about their bodies, skills and habits, and attitudes and values. 
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Breakfast

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How can breakfast help you to avoid feeling sluggish and distracted throughout the day? After reading informational articles, learners will discuss how to overcome obstacles to eating breakfast, brainstorm ideas for quick breakfasts, and...
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MyPlate Lesson and Relay

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Youngsters are up and moving in an exciting relay race designed to help them better understand where common foods fall on the MyPlate nutritional guidelines. Working in teams, they identify images of foods and name what food groups they...
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Seafood and Human Health

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Whether your young biologists realize it or not, humans play a significant role in marine ecosystems. To help them understand this fact children first create graphical representations that show homo sapiens' place in marine food chains,...
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Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
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Handmade Fettuccine

For Teachers 4th Standards
Young chefs engage in an interdisciplinary cooking lesson converting measurements within a recipe, crafting noodles, gathering herbs from the school garden, and making fettuccine for a class luncheon.
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Nutrition: How Do I Choose the Right Foods?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Young learners discuss how to practice healthy eating habits and the body's need for energy through discussion and exploration of the MyPlate system.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Invite that hungry caterpillar to teach your class about nutrition! After brief instruction on fruit, the teacher reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle to the class. Kids hold up the fruit images at appropriate points in the...
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Healthy Snacks

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Teach little learners the difference between a healthy snack and an unhealthy one. After a class discussion about what constitutes a healthy vs. an unhealthy snack, pupils cut out pictures from magazines and sort them into categories...
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Making Active, Healthy Lifestyle Choices

For Teachers K - 2nd
Making wise lifestyle choices means making decisions that will positively impact overall health. Help young learners identify active, healthy choices with a collage project in which they cut out pictures from magazines depicting healthy...
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Team Sports 2 - Final Project: One Week Workout Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young athletes get fit and eat healthy with a comprehensive one-week fitness plan. Focusing on nutrition and physical activity, the project provides a tangible way to set goals and create balance.
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Apples: A Class Act! (Grades Pre-K–3)

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Discover the nutritional wonders of apples and get to know Johnny Appleseed with a plethora of learning experiences that cover subjects math, history, English language arts, health, and arts and crafts. Activities include an apple...
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Diet Evaluation Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils record two consecutive days of food intake. They identify which nutrients are below 70%. They compare diet composition between protein, fats, and carbohydrates. They evaluate fat in the diet to fall below the American Cancer...
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Worksheet & Reading Guide - "MyPyramid"

For Students 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the dietary guidelines set forth in the USDA's 2005 MyPyramid by writing answers to 13 short-answer questions. Along the way they consider food choices and recommendations for optimal health. If you do not have...
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What is Hunger and Who are the Hungry?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars examine world hunger. In this social studies lesson plan, students discuss the importance of getting the food we need as well as eating a variety of foods. Young scholars discuss areas in world in which people are not...
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Eating Out and Eating In- Go Lean with Protein

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore healthy food options at fast food restaurants. In this restaurant lesson, 5th graders explore menus from different fast food options. Students investigate menus to determine the healthiest meal options.
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Thanksgiving Activity

For Students 5th - 8th
Thanksgiving food doesn't have to be unhealthy! Learners read five situations about specific foods, ingredient substitutions, and ways to maintain healthy blood levels with a handy holiday worksheet. 
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Jr. Chef Club Super Snacks Lesson 6

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore healthy snacks. In this nutrition and cooking lesson, students observe and identify food groups on USDA's MyPyramid food guide. Students discuss how fiber helps our digestive system and follow a recipe using yeast to...
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What’s the Shape of Your Diet?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students analyze their diets. In this healthy diet activity, students keep food journals and examine their diets next to the recommended daily allowances of MyPyramid for Kids.
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Food Math

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discover nutrition by participating in a math exercise. In this daily values instructional activity, students view the image of MyPyramid and discuss the different food groups and how much should be consumed from each. Students...
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What's the Shape of Your Diet?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover a healthy diet. For this healthy diet lesson, 4th graders compare their typical diet with the recommendations of MyPyramid for Kids.
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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore nutritional variety. In this nutritional variety lesson, 3rd graders explore the many options for a healthy and well balanced diet. Students explore the food pyramid with nutritional guidelines from other countries.