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62 resources with the concept eating habits

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Happy Mealtimes

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students read The Hungry Caterpillar to examine healthy eating habits. In this food and nutrition lesson, students role play the various responsibilities during family mealtime. They will discuss the struggles of healthy eating, and the...
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Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 3: Nutritious Choices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Day 3: Nutritious Choices is the third lesson of ten in this nutrition unit by Do Something, Inc. The focus this time is sugar. How much sugar does the average American consume in a year? Ask your class to make some guesses and then...
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It's Time To Eat!

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore the various types of nutritious foods that can be eaten at meal and snack times. they discuss the types of food they eat at mealtimes. Students use Kidspiration to create a web for each mealtime and each snack.
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Preventing Picky Eaters

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine how to encourage proper eating habits in children. In this nutrition lesson, students explore ways to encourage picky eaters to eat healthy foods. They discuss eating habits that include behavior and nutrition.
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Food Chain Game

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore animal characteristics by participating in a role-play activity. In this food chain instructional activity, students discuss the order of life and how animals must eat other animals to survive. Students conduct a food...
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Nutrition Plates

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate healthy eating habits by studying the food pyramid.  In this personal health lesson, students write a recipe for a healthy meal including one item from each section of the four food groups.  Students utilize images...
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Discussion and Dissection of an Owl Pellet

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover the eating habits of an owl.  For this food chain lesson, students dissect an owl pellet and investigate the contents.  Students rebuild a digested animal's skeleton in class.
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"Wet" Your Appetite: Conserving Water

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate how water is utilized in producing food. In this agriculture lesson, students examine how much water goes into the creation of their daily menu. Students create a new menu that can conserve water and cut their water...
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Milkweed Monitoring

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars monitor milkweed plants from their emergence in the spring to the time when they go to seed in the fall. They measure their height and the number of leaves on each plant and record any sign of insect damage. If any insects...
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"Where is My Food?"

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate the monarch's searching behavior and ability to find food. They determine whether or not a caterpillar can find food in a simple Y-shaped maze. They record and graph or chart the data from several attempts using...
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Eating for Health

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine their family's eating habits. For this adult health lesson, students discuss changes they plan to make in their family. They observe how hopscotch is played and try to do this at home.
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Rate Your Family's Plate

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine their family's eating habits. In this adult health lesson, students share what they think from the survey facts presented to them. They set a goal for their family's health.
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Pizza Portions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore mathematics by participating in a pizza pie activity. In this nutrition lesson, students identify the caloric intake in a piece of pizza and estimate the average number of slices eaten by a person. Young scholars...
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Eating to Win

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine human health by completing a sports nutrition worksheet. In this eating habits lesson, students discuss the importance of a balanced diet and proper feeding times when competing in physical activities. Students complete...
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Getting the Most Nutrition from Your Food

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore human health by participating in a nutrition activity. In this food choices lesson plan, 6th graders review the food pyramid in class and identify the specific classifications of food that create positive health for...
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Pre-K Appetizer

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore health by identifying positive eating habits. In this dietary activity, students read several books about eating well and making wise food decisions. Students view the food pyramid on the USDA website and discuss the...
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Favorite Foods

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore healthy eating habits by reading assigned text in class. For this food choice lesson, 1st graders discuss their own favorite foods and identify the healthier choices they could eat to make them feel better. Students...
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Calorie Countdown

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore human health by identifying calories in food items. In this healthy eating habits lesson, 4th graders view the USDA food pyramid on the Internet and identify the choices they should be making each day. Students...
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Favorite Foods

For Teachers K
Students explore human health by reading agricultural books. In this dietary habit lesson, students discuss the foods we eat everyday and read two books about our human diets. Students identify the uses our body has for food and identify...
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Food Pyramid Menu

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students analyze the food pyramid. In this food pyramid lesson, students evaluate their nutritional needs. Students record their eating habits and determine if their food choices were healthy.
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Body Engine Worksheet

For Students 2nd
In this dietary awareness worksheet, 2nd graders answer three multiple choice questions based on their personal diet plan and dietary habits.                                   
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Body Invaders: Weight Control

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop a healthy school lunch menu for a week.  in this diet assessment lesson plan students learn about the importance of a healthy diet by dividing into groups and researching their given topic. 
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Nutrition (Weight Management)

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore nutrition and the effect it has by participating in class discussions.  In this diet and exercise lesson, 7th graders analyze print advertisements and discuss how unrealistic their expectations are and how false...
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Eating and Being Healthy

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate healthy lifestyles by examining the food pyramid and performing physical activities.  In this personal health lesson, students discuss their own diets and how it compares to the food pyramid.  Students participate in...