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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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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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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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Food Labels: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewWith 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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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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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 instructional activity explores the difference between processed and fresh foods while the second instructional...
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Nutrition Label Scavenger Hunt

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

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students 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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How Much Sugar? How Much Fat?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Find the fat and sugar content in foods in lesson designed to teach math and nutrition at the same time. Learners read food labels and convert grams to teaspoons in order to observe how much sugar is in a product. They also use fast food...
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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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Food Labels

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students discover more about nutrients in the food they eat by reading food labels. This lesson will also allow students to demonstrate skills on word processor by designing a menu.
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Nutrients for Plants and People: Reading Food Labels for Nutrition

For Students 2nd - 5th
Apply work with the food pyramid with this worksheet. Have your class go through their cupboards at home and find 5 different foods to inspect. On this handout, they record the food, what part of the food pyramid this food fits into, and...
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Reading Nutrition Labels

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this nutrition worksheet, students name 2 food labels, then circle which label best fits a series of 12 statements such as "most sodium per serving," etc. Students then write about which item they think is more healthy and why.
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Food Label Scavenger Hunt Lesson: Worksheet with Twenty-one Food Lab

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars investigate the nutritional value of foods. In this scavenger hunt lesson, students compare various foods using food labels to determine their calories, fat, saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and protein. There is a link to...
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Uncover the Truth about Food Labels

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students understand the information on food labels. In this food label lesson, students dissect food labels for health information. Students learn to calculate calories. Students complete an interactive quiz.
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Mission 3: Exploring Food Labels

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this nutrition lesson plan, students 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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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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Food Label Analysis

For Students 5th - 9th
Encourage healthy eating and demonstrate how to read a food label with this worksheet. Class members choose a food and respond to fill in the blank questions regarding calories, daily values, and ingredients. Each individual decides, by...
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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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Reading before Eating

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read food labels and obtain knowledge about how to choose healthy foods. In this reading before eating lesson, 4th graders touch on their prior knowledge of the six essential nutrients. Students examine how healthy or...
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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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Looking at Food Advertising

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Tony The Tiger, The HoneyComb Kid, The Nestle Quick Bunny. As part of a study of the methods advertisers use to sell foods and how this advertising effects their food choices, kids create their own spokescharacter and/or jingle for one...

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