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Label Language

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Kids use a handy label decoder to better understand what they read on food packages. They analyze the nutrition is a variety of pre-packaged food items by filling out a food label worksheet. A food model kit link and three additional web...
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The Quicker the Better? Food Processing

For Teachers 7th
Kids explore food choices, nutrition, and agriculture through a variety of sources and activities. They research unknown words on food labels, test the salt content in canned vs non-canned foods, and discuss processed foods. The lesson...
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Nutrition Label Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discover how to read nutrition labels. In this nutrition lesson, students review important vocabulary words, such as "sodium" and "calories." Students practice reading labels from various containers of food and participate in a...
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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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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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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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Cooking Matters: For Chefs and Kids

For Teachers K - 8th
Get your scholars cooking with a collection of activities that pairs the class to a community chef, promotes healthy snacking and drinking, and explores fruits and vegetables. Lower elementary learners create vegetable super heroes,...
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Snack Smart Move More

For Teachers K - 5th
Show your kids that staying healthy is the smart choice! They examine nutrition, healthy snacks, and the importance of staying active in a several-part lesson plan. There are different ideas for older and younger pupils here, and you can...
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Energy Plus!

For Teachers K - 2nd
This instructional activity seems pretty advanced for K-2nd graders, but there are some pieces that can be used with young learners. Look through this comprehensive, fact-filled instructional activity and pull out information and...
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Looking at Food Labels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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Happy Whole-idays

For Students K - 8th
Take a look into how whole grains support growth, provide energy to play, and help us to stay strong with a fun-filled resource. The instructional activity offers interesting food facts, an exercise in nutrition label reading, a recipe...
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Super Star Nutrition for Kids

For Students 3rd
In this nutrition worksheet, 3rd graders study food labels and label fruits and vegetables.  Students respond to 2 short answer questions and complete 26 fill in the blank questions writing the name of a fruit or vegetable that begins...
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Label Language

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students practice reading food labels. In this nutrition lesson, students bring in examples of food labels and practice identifying the nutrients in each of the foods. Students determine what changes should be done to the food label to...
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Get Your Calcium-Rich Foods

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore foods in the dairy group. In this dairy food lesson, 6th graders examine the nutritional value of dairy foods and determine the proper number of dairy servings per day. Students also evaluate numerous food labels of...
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Nutrition and the Media: Cereal Box Consumerism

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
How many treats do you buy each week? Learners investigate diets and how the media tricks consumers into purchasing unhealthy snacks. They will investigate the designs and logos affiliated with cereal boxes and identify specific phrases...
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The Human Body

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Explore the human body through hands-on activities. Young learners will trace their bodies and place cut out body organs in the proper place, print patterns using cut fruit, sing songs about good nutrition, and use their five senses...
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Label Language

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore healthy eating habits by identifying food labels. In this food ingredient lesson, 6th graders discuss the nutritional facts that are available on almost all foods in America and which ingredients and content is...
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What's on My Plate?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Kids work together in groups to discuss and understand the differences between a typical diet and a healthy one. They use the My Plate recommendations to compare what they eat with what they should be eating according to the MyPlate...
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Super K Buffet: Lesson for Kindergarten

For Teachers K
Students determine healthy food choices. In this healthy food choice instructional activity, students study food vocabulary and complete a worksheet about making good choices. They put together a dinner plate that shows a complete meal...
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ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Level 2--Consumer Education

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, after reviewing an extensive list of vocabulary terms on the board, identify/label food items, how much they cost and the value of using coupons to save money. In addition, they practice reading the labels on the food packaging...
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Understanding MyPlate

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders recognize how using the food pyramid can add to their good health practices.  In this food pyramid lesson, 6th graders build a 3-D food pyramid illustrating the desired amount of each food group.
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Measuring Calories in Food

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students measure the amount of calories in food. In this food energy lesson, students discuss what a calorie is, how our bodies use a calorie, and how many we need. Then, students use a calorimeter to calculate the amount of energy in a...
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Bugs

For Teachers K - 6th
Students explore the wonders of bugs. In this bug lesson, students examine various types of bugs. Students make crafts, sing songs, discuss nutrition, and investigate different types of insects.