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407 reviewed resources for nutrition food labels

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Serving Sizes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Are serving sizes for different foods always appropriate for what you need? In this hands-on activity, learners work in groups to estimate what one serving size of various foods are, and then evaluate their hypotheses by measuring real...
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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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Reading Food Labels

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the food labels on two similar items that are very different nutritionally such as a can of regular soda and a can of diet soda. Next they, sort through food labels to determine healthy and unhealthy foods by...
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Fast Fats: A Nutritional Analysis of America's Obsession with Fast Foods

For Teachers 10th - 12th
How do you read a nutritional label? Help high schoolers practice reading nutritional labels on foods so they can calculate the calories in different types of foods. They will also examine the effects of fat on the body and the link to...
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Personal Health Series - Healthy Snacking Quiz

For Students 6th - 9th
Test your learners' healthy snacking know-how with this quiz. This quiz is made up of 10 questions about how to choose a healthy snack. Topics include food labels, carbohydrates, healthy snack choices, and high-fat foods. Use this quiz...
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The Food Pyramid

For Teachers 4th
Learning about nutrition and how to eat healthy foods is very important for kids these days. Here is a lesson, designed for 4th graders, that teaches these important skills. Pupils plan nutritional meals by using the USDA's Food Guide...
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Reading Food Labels

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars look at food labels and identify the different nutrients found in different foods. In this food labels lesson plan, students learn about energy and nutrition, and what the percentages and grams mean on a food label.
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Healthy Choices: A Positive Approach to Healthy Living

For Students 5th - 9th
Inform your class about nutrition labels with this worksheet. This resrouce includes a sample food label with information in the margins and 2 questions that relate to food labels. This tool helps class members learn how to read food...
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The Digestive Dance

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read food labels to compare healthy verses non healthy food and then use diagrams to create a poster of the digestive system. In this food lesson plan, students move the food down the digestive track along the digestive system.
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Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: PreK-3 Curriculum Support

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
From examining how much sugar is in foods and looking at fruit and vegetable varieties to making mini rainbow tarts, this unit provides youngsters with a fabulous overview of proper nutrition and eating habits.
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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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Lesson 3: Nutrition, Labeling and Packaging

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore basic nutrition concepts to help them select healthy diet, evaluate food intake, discuss major food labeling issues, design labels for food products, examine history of food packaging development and how packaging...
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Apples: Family and Consumer Science

For Teachers 7th
Learning to cook and making good food choices are extremely important life skills. Seventh graders explore food science in relation to health and nutrition, by conducting several experiments on apples. Websites, movies, and instructional...
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Be a Food Detective

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore how food is made and what are healthy and unhealthy eating habits. They participate in activities to further show them foods nutritional value.
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 10

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“To succeed, we must first believe that we can.”—Michael Korda. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 10 of 20 continues discussing nutrition focusing on serving size. Americans overeat which leads to many health problems....
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Mission Nutrition: Using Food Labels

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice eating healthy by investigating food labels.  In this dietary lesson, students discover the ingredients used in their everyday food by reading the nutrition labels on the products.  Students work in small groups to...
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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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Bizarre Food

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research foods from other countries. In this multicultural food lesson plan, students view a list of foods that kings and queens ate on an overhead transparency and go to the website www.jamessolheim.com/teachers1.htm to read...
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Sugar Shocker

For Students K - 8th
A well-balanced meal is crucial to living a healthy lifestyle. Support healthy living with a worksheet that focuses on the amount of sugar we find in our food. The packet begins with an overview, then goes into an activity in which...
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Getting the Most Nutrition from Your Food

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Healthy eating is a habit that one can never start too early. Learners in grades five through seven, work through a series of activities and informational reading to understand how to make good food choices. You'll find a full...
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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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Be a Food Detective

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What are packaged food products really made of? This lesson will prompt your learners to consider and investigate the source of ingredients in their food. They begin by breaking into groups and analyzing food labels by identifying...
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The Food Guide Pyramid

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine each level of the food pyramid and how many servings they should consume during the day. They study the important nutrients associated with each category of the food pyramid.
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Be Label Able

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students analyze the nutritional content of different cereals. In this health science lesson, students apply their knowledge about nutrition to create a healthy granola cereal. They design a package and market their product.

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