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34 resources with the concept balanced meals

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All About Food

For Students K - 5th
Check out this 11-part collection for elementary learners! Each lesson is full of hands-on activities, handouts, and in-depth studies of the science of food. Your class will study balanced meals, how food grows, plant parts, the...
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Nutrition - PreK - 1st

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Whether it's about the food groups or how food is grown, children can have fun while learning about nutrition. 
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Serving Up My Plate

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Offer your youngsters an extra helping of nutritional knowledge and healthy tips with this resource, which centers around the MyPlate nutritional guide and offers three "courses" of plans and worksheets on the food groups and the...
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Mindfulness Breathing

For Teachers 7th
New ReviewThe more you practice, the better you get. That's the big idea behind a lesson for middle schoolers about using mindfulness breathing techniques to reduce stress. Class members practice Star Breathing and Rainbow Breathing exercises and...
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School Lunch: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Two lessons encourage scholars to make smart food choices. Lesson one challenges participants to create a five-day meal plan. In lesson two, learners pack an imaginary lunch, drawing pictures on a printable lunch bag divided into food...
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Breakfast: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Two lessons promote starting the day with a balanced breakfast. Lesson one challenges scholars to create their own cereal after examining their current favorite cereal, including its nutrition facts. In lesson two, learners set their...
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School Lunch: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Go! Slow! Whoa! As part of a study of the nutritional value of foods available on the school campus, groups label those that are fine anytime as "Go" foods. Those that are okay a few times a week get the "Slow" label while those...
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Healthy Snacking: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Snacks—even the word can conger up a hunger. Rapidly growing teens, especially, rely on snacks to get them from one meal to the next. After reading a series of articles about nutrition and healthy snack choices, pupils fill out a report...
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Food Labels: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Check the label! That's the big idea in a lesson about using the nutrition facts on food labels rather than advertising hype to make healthy choices about what to eat. After reading background articles and learning how to read nutrition...
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Breakfast: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sleep and food are brain fuels, and teens require a lot of both, but getting high schoolers up in time to have a healthy breakfast before they charge off to school can be a challenge. To meet this challenge, scholars first set up a...
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Smart Solutions: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Smart Solutions is the theme of a unit created to meet the needs of English language earners. Through a series of lessons, scholars follow a routine—move, speak, and listen— to cover topics including stores, shops, celebrations, pets,...
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Serving Up My Plate

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Within three nutrition-themed, inquiry-based learning opportunities, pupils take notice of their eating habits; delve deep into the five food groups, gain experience in planning meals, participate in a taste test, and explore ads from...
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Healthy Field Day

For Teachers K - 5th
Hosting a Healthy Field Day will take a lot of planning and organization, but with a lot of parent participation it can come together very well. The resource describes seven stations of the ten that were presented. Each of these has a...
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Bartering for a Balanced Lunch

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore economics by participating in a goods exchange activity. In this bartering lesson, students define bartering and practice obtaining goods without using monetary means. Students utilize milk, bread, cheese and other lunch...
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Growing Minds: My Plate

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Examine food choices and the nutritional properties of food groups with this visually appealing whole-class lesson plan. This will take a bit of preparation, but once you do it, you can use the materials for years. Using a food groups...
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Five a Day Reporter

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students evaluate human health by completing a class nutrition activity. In this food choice lesson, students read the book Five a Day Reporter and discuss the importance of balanced meals every day of the week. Students view an...
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Blast Off with Healthy Eating

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore healthy eating. In this healthy eating instructional activity, students discover how important it is to eat a helathy breakfast. Students draw pictures of a healthy breakfast, discuss healthy foods and sing songs about...
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M&M Cafe

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders plan meals. In this healthy living lesson, 2nd graders review the food pyramid and the five food groups. Students create two balanced meals and one unbalanced meal and make pictures for each meal.
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Health/PE: Scooter Shopping Spree

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students work on various muscle groups while "shopping" for foods to place in the appropriate food pyramid groups.
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Bon Appetite Arcade Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students research nutrition by examining the food pyramid. In this culinary lesson, students identify the concept of a balanced meal by researching the different groups on a food pyramid. Students utilize the web to play a game titled...
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Balance of Nutrition

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore nutrition by completing a group activity. In this balanced meal lesson plan, students identify the five food groups and discuss their favorite foods from each group. Students utilize illustrations to fill in a fictional...
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M & M Cafe

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars create balanced meals. In this healthy eating lesson, students work in groups to create two balanced meals and one unbalanced meal for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They draw each of these meals and present them to the class. 
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A Balanced Meal

For Students Pre-K - K
In this health activity, students cut out 5 pictures of food from different food groups. Students stick pennies underneath each picture to add weight. Students fit them into a "weight pan" under the categories of little, medium, and lots.
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What's For Lunch? A Combination Sensation!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students combine different foods to make possible lunches and determine the specific combinations of lunches that can be made from a finite set of foods.