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Mission 3: Exploring Food Labels

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this nutrition lesson, young scholars collect food labels and then discuss the nutrition information found on the labels. Students classify their food labels, complete an activity sheet and examine food products they have at home.
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Food Label Reference Guide

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this food label worksheet, young scholars read the label and dialogue bubbles to learn how to interpret a food label. Worksheet is for reference only, no associated tasks.
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Figuring Out Food Labels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify various sources of nutritional information and evaluate accuracy of messages. They comprehend and identify misrepresentations in current food labeling. Pupils evaluate specific consumer products for truth in labeling....
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Nutrition Labels

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students read and interpret nutrition fact labels ("food labels") from food products, a task that involves the use of various mathematics skills (e.g., number concepts and number sense).
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New Food Products

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders take a close look at the food and drinks they consume on a daily basis. They work in small groups to create a "new food product," and keep track of their own food and drink selections on a chart that's embedded in the plan....
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Nutrition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify food groups, foods that fit into those groups, and look at the nutritional value of each food group. They also discover how to interpret and understand food labels. The whole class makes some burgers and fries,...
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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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Determination of Purity of Food Colours Using Paper Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is food color pure or made up of multiple colors? The fifth experiment in a series of seven encourages scholars to identify the color components in food coloring. They use paper chromatography to identify which colors are present and...
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Cat Food

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Determine the right mix of cans of cat food. The resource consists of an assessment task to determine the cost to feed two cats for a specific number of days and requires scholars to interpret remainders within a context. The resource...
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Food Web-You Are What You Eat!!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study foods and the organisms that eat that type of food.  In this food chain instructional activity students create a pamphlet, research pictures of food chains and construct food webs.
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SunPro After-Sun Treatment

For Students 5th
In this vocabulary advancement worksheet, 5th graders read and interpret an original description of an after-sun cream product to find words that are related to ten key words listed for mastery. Students answer five true and false...
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Rabbit Food

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Keep your pets slim, trim, and healthy using mathematics! Pupils use a linear programming model to optimize the amount and type of food to provide to a pet rabbit. They model constraints by graphing inequalities and use them to analyze a...
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Sippin' on Smoothies

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Why is calcium good for the body? Where is it stored? Young chefs discover the importance of calcium and review a list of foods that are rich in the material. They then make delicious smoothies high in calcium! Teaching kids how to make...
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The Magic of Reading Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Making conclusions from graphs doesn't need to seem like magic. Learners explore an interactive lesson on reading graphs to strengthen their skills. The content discusses how to read the axes of a graph and draw conclusions based on the...
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Nutrition and Food Security

For Teachers 5th
Examine the three basic nutrients and their effects on the body. Fifth graders will research data to construct a bar graph and then  demonstrate the relationship between malnutrition and food security. This is a very comprehensive...
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Consumerism - Labeling Lab With Convenience Food

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the differences between convenience food and food that has to be prepared in order to use it in another recipe. In groups, they make a calzone using only convenience food. After baking, they work together to make...
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Ratios, Rates, Percent and Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine food labels to determine percentage of fat and sugar to total calories with middle schoolers. Daily nutritional guidelines are discussed and learners will decide how well their foods fit into a healthy diet. In the provided...
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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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Read the Label

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students read the Nutrition Fact labels to make healthy choices. In this health lesson, students look at labels to identify fat content, protein, carbohydrates, and serving size. They play games with different labels such as Narrow It...
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Breads And Nutritional Labels

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the concept of a nutritional label used on bread products. They read different labels in order to strengthen reading skills and interpreting nutritional information. The information is used in order to create...
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Let's Go to Argentina/¡Vámonos a Argentina!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Give your young Spanish language learners a lesson in culture! Focus on learning Spanish though exploring Argentinian culture. Pupils interact with maps, fill out travel journals, discuss time and food, learn and practice new vocabulary...
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Scientific Graph Reading

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Interpreting graphs is an essential skill for young scientists. An interactive online lesson gives individuals an opportunity to review the components of a graph and learn to read and interpret the shape of a graph. The lesson includes...
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Food Web - Organism Trading Cards

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders classify organisms in the food chain as either omnivore, herbivore or decomposer. In this biology instructional activity, 7th graders research and construct organism trading cards. They create food chains and present them...
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Hot Chocolate Testing

For Students 5th - 7th
In this set of science experiment worksheets, students examine and record nutrition information from a number of labels off of hot chocolate mixes. They follow follow the directions to participate in a taste and dissolving ability tests...