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Food Product Packaging: Marketing & the Nutrition Facts Label

For Teachers 4th - 6th
How can you choose healthier foods by reading the nutritional labels? Your class will discover how companies market food items to make them enticing and how to check the food labels of those items to see if they are healthy. They listen...
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ESL: Nutrition/Label Reading

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Assist your pupils in making healthy food choices with this lesson. First, have them bring in different kinds of food labels, and put a list of key words on the board (list is not included, but can be nutrition or health-related words)....
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How to Read a Nutrition Label

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look down a grocery aisle and you will see nutrition labels on every can and box of food. Do you know how to read the labels? This video shows you briefly what a nutrition label looks like and a few of the elements listed on each...
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Nutrition Label Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discover how to read nutrition labels. In this nutrition activity, students review important vocabulary words, such as "sodium" and "calories." Students practice reading labels from various containers of food and participate in...
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Food Labels: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
With the help of two activities, scholars discover what's in their favorite foods by reading nutrition labels. Activity one challenges participants to write a letter to a fictional peer about the importance of making healthy choices....
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Using Food Labels

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Help your class make sense of nutrition labels with the ninth lesson of this series. After explaining the different information provided on packaged food labels, perform an activity that demonstrates the amount of sugar in a single can...
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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 worksheet offers interesting food facts, an exercise in nutrition label reading, a recipe for chunky...
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Reading & Using a Nutrition Label

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discover the importance of healthy eating. Using food nutrition labels, they read and examine the nutritional value. Students collect the data on a spreadsheet and create a graph. They analyze the media influences on product...
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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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Reading Food Labels

For Teachers 4th
Young nutritionists plan nutritional meals by using the USDA's Food Guide Pyramid. Before constructing their meal plans, they take a close look a food labels and learn how to decipher them. In today's world of obese and unfit children,...
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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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Nutrition Matters

For Teachers 5th
Investigate nutrition and the food pyramid. Fifth graders will use computer software to write a paragraph about nutrition. They will then diagram the food pyramid and gather and organize a collection of healthy recipes.
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A Healthy You

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Go beyond counting calories with a healthy eating unit that focuses on reading nutritional labels, making healthy choices, and incorporating fitness into daily life. After four lessons about the different ways kids can improve their...
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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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Food Labels: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring awareness to the ingredients scholars ingest daily with two lessons that look deeply into food labels. The first lesson plan explores the difference between processed and fresh foods while the second lesson plan focuses on sugar...
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Food Labels in the Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners study the nutritional information on food labels and become familiar with the basic dietary needs of the human body. They write letters to food companies.
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Worksheet & Reading Guide - "MyPyramid"

For Students 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the dietary guidelines set forth in the USDA's 2005 MyPyramid by writing answers to 13 short-answer questions. Along the way they consider food choices and recommendations for optimal health. If you do not have...
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Nutrition and Health and School Gardening

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine how healthy eating contributes to a healthy body and life style. They read nutritional labels on food items. They use the Five Foods Pyramid to evaluate their own eating habits. They plan, design, and create a school...
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Nutrition: A Thematic Unit

For Teachers 1st
Young learners explore nutrition and the food groups in these two mini-lesson plan ideas. First, kindergarteners have a discussion about their health and how different foods contribute to it before making their own personal food pyramid....
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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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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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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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Nutrition and Physical Activity

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Emerging nutritionists explore what it means to be healthy. In the beginning of the unit, your class will examine the five food groups and learn how food gets from the farm to our plates. This leads into the investigation of the...
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Healthy Snacks

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Assess your pupils' ability to identify healthy food choices in the final lesson of this series on food science. Given five different food labels, young nutritionists will rank them from most to least healthy, supporting their choices...

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