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Plant Parts Salad

For Teachers 1st Standards
How are vegetables beneficial to a healthy diet? Have kids examine different types of vegetables, such as zucchini, broccoli, and carrots, and determine which parts of the plant they represent. Then, they taste the vegetables as a class....
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Basic Vitamins: Water-Soluble and Fat-Soluble

For Teachers 5th - 8th
An incredibly thorough lesson on vitamins, and how to keep one's body at peak health. Learners access a variety of excellent worksheets embedded in the plan that have them consider raw vs. cooked foods, a vegetable nutrition summary,...
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A Healthy Diet is a Balancing Act

For Students 5th
It's important to teach kids how to have a balanced diet. They are provided with six different meals, they fill in the blanks to complete each one to make it balanced. The answers could be anything and the meals offered don't seem very...
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Food Pyramid

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
The Food Pyramid is an important tool for youngsters to be introduced to. This lesson succeeds at combining direct instruction with artwork and a movement activity to help young learners discover the food pyramid. A cut-and-paste...
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Introduction to Nutrition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders take a closer look at the foods they eat and the nutritional value of each. This lesson helps them see why foods are grouped together the way they are and what types of nutrition are provided by these food groups. They...
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Mini Meals

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners discuss what makes a healthy and balanced meal, and then they make them out of clay. They use hand building techniques, radial design, and their knowledge of healthy foods to create unique mini-sized meals for a wall display. 
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Pickles

For Teachers K - 1st
Young learners compare healthy foods to junk foods. They examine the growing process of a vegetable from a seed all the way to maturity. The book, The Magic School Bus in a Pickle is used. Some nice cross-curricular activities in math,...
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I Can Eat A Rainbow!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this planning a healthy meal worksheet, students use a color guide with symbols to color a plate to designate the food groups, use it to plan a healthy balanced meal, and rate their plate. Students complete 15 activities and answers.
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Eat Your Vegetables Challenge

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this healthy diet worksheet, students read the statements about vegetables and select the answer that best complete the 11 statements.
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Exploring Nutrition Using The Food Pyramid

For Teachers 1st - 10th
Learners of all ages study nutrition by designing their own food guide pyramids using pictures from Pics4Learning. They analyze their food consumption over the course of a typical day in respect to the USDA's recommended serving sizes....
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Nutrition in Me

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss and complete activities to further their knowledge about nutrition in their diet. For this nutrition lesson, students discuss their diets and the amount of vegetables and fruits they are consuming daily. Students define...
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Steps to a Healthier You

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore the food pyramid. In this dietary health lesson, students examine the food pyramid on the MyPyramid.gov website and discuss healthy eating strategies. There are various links to websites in this lesson.
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There's a Rainbow on My Plate

For Teachers K - 4th
Students complete a variety of activities to learn about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. In this healthy eating lesson, students complete activity sheets, make a wall poster, create a take home flyer, participate in a...
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Food & Science - How Healthy is Your Diet?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners experiment with various foods to determine fat and starch content. They rub jam, peanut butter, bananas, and other foods in a small circle on a piece of paper, and observe the results. If there is a high fat content in the...
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The Food Pyramid

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research a food pyramid website and research a healthy diet.  In this food pyramid lesson, 3rd graders complete a puzzle based on the research they've completed and create a healthy main course menu.
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What's the Shape of Your Diet?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the food pyramid. In this food pyramid lesson, 5th graders investigate a proper balanced diet and compare their daily diet with recommendations from the food pyramid. Students create a visual representation of their...
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Food Pyramid

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine the food pyramid. In this healthy diet lesson, students view the food pyramid and discuss healthy eating. Students find examples of healthy food in magazines and share their findings. Students plan healthy means and...
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Modeling Good Eating

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners identify and classify the items in a healthy diet. In this dietary lesson, students listen to a song about healthy eating while listening for good snack foods. They use pictures of the snacks to complete a large chart by...
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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the food pyramid. In this nutrition lesson, students review the food pyramid and construct a list of what they eat. Students review the nutritional value of their food list and brainstorm ways to improve their diet.
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Understanding My Pyramid

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students examine the food pyramid and construct a healthy meal. In this food pyramid lesson, students examine the new food pyramid that includes fats and oils, and is arranged with brightly colored triangles. They use grocery store adds...
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Coming Soon: Sodas with Vitamins

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students react to a series of statements about sodas, then read a news article about the addition of vitamins to sodas to increase sales. In this nutrition and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion...
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Food Bingo Cards

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
For this food bingo worksheet, students cut apart 20 labeled food cards, which are in full color. Students use them to play a Bingo game on the board provided.
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Vegetables

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this word scramble worksheet, students choose a letter from the box to create a vegetable word. Students spell 11 vegetable words.
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Eat Your Vegetables Alphabet Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this alphabet activity worksheet, students review the vegetable vocabulary words. Students then alphabetize the words onto the 25 lines.