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177 resources with the concept food groups

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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
21 lessons make up a personal health series for kindergarten through second-grade learners. Topics covered include fitness and fun (e.g. fitness, safe and healthy summer, screen time, and sportsmanship), hygiene (e.g. germs and head...
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Nutrition - PreK - 1st

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Whether it's about the food groups or how food is grown, children can have fun while learning about nutrition. 
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Food Sustainability Unit

For Teachers 4th
Lesson Plans for the week long unit about food sustainability. This unit talks about the different aspects of food and how it relates to sustainability. Day one considers the importance of a healthy diet and how malnutrition and over...
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Kids in the Kitchen

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Too many cooks in the kitchen? Not here! Set up a cooking club at school using this 148-page guide that teaches food and kitchen safety, measurement techniques, and nutrition. Young chefs get their hands wet by participating in a variety...
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The Importance of Food

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Pupils make observations while eating food. They act out the process of food breaking down in the body and the roles of various chemical components, such as sugar and protein. It concludes with an activity illustrating the process and a...
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Exploring Food Together

For Teachers K - 6th
Teach children what cooking is and how to safely prepare their favorite foods. An innovative cooking resource is packed full of activities that allow young chefs to get their hands on some food and get creative. From guacamole to mini...
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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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Serving Up My Plate

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Offer your youngsters an extra helping of nutritional knowledge and healthy tips with this resource, which centers around the MyPlate nutritional guide and offers three "courses" of plans and worksheets on the food groups and the...
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Eat Healthy • Be Active Community Workshops

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Recipe makeovers, healthy alternatives, quick tips for a nutritious lifestyle...this 187-page document has it all! Don't miss a thorough packet of workshop activities and handouts designed to support your teaching of the MyPlate...
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Build a Burger

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Here is an outstanding lesson plan on food groups, nutrition, and diet. In it, learners focus on hamburgers! They take a close look at the products that go into making a hamburger, conduct taste tests on samples, discuss the nutritional...
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Uncle Sam and the American Diet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Uncle Sam wants you to follow the food pyramid! Scholars analyze two images of propaganda posters the government created to promote the food pyramid. Academics complete a worksheet to understand the impact of the campaign and end the...
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School Lunch: Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
Two lessons encourage scholars to make smart eating choices. The first lesson sorts food items into the MyPlate's food groups. Learners scour magazines to cut and paste examples onto a paper plate that showcases each group. Then, draw...
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School Lunch: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Two lessons encourage scholars to make smart food choices. Lesson one challenges participants to create a five-day meal plan. In lesson two, learners pack an imaginary lunch, drawing pictures on a printable lunch bag divided into food...
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The Lowdown — Rot and Rubbish: The Rancid Truth about How Much Food We Waste

For Students 6th Standards
Compare waste a percent at a time. The resource contains an infographic on food waste. Using images, the informative activity describes the amount and types of food waste that occur. Pupils compare the percentage of waste from their...
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Making Half MyPlate Fruits and Vegetables

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Establish healthy eating habits with a lesson focused around MyPlate's food recommendations and the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. Through class discussion and worksheet completion, scholars discuss the best choices of foods...
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Handy Guide to Serving Sizes

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Always know the right amount to eat with help from an engaging and informative website. Browse food categories— vegetables and fruits, grains, dairy, meat, fats, sweet and salty treats, and beverages—to discover how to measure a proper...
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My Life—My Health

For Students 6th - 8th
Teenagers are not too young to incorporate healthy habits into their lives! A detailed lesson plan helps them set goals for nutritional meals, quality sleep, and scheduled physical activity.
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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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MyPlate Maze

For Students 2nd - 4th
Scholars find their way through a maze filled with food items from each food group, including grains, dairy, fruit, vegetables, and protein. They know they have made it out when they see the MyPlate dinner plate. 
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MyPlate Coloring Sheet

For Students 2nd - 4th
Get creative coloring the MyPlate food group plate! Each food group—grains, dairy, protein, vegetables, and fruit—is labeled within their portioned section of a plate that sits next to a fork. 
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MyPlate Word Scramble

For Students 2nd - 4th
Discover a variety of ways to eat and cook whole grains with a word scramble and secret code worksheet. Class members uncover seven whole grain options before using a number system to decode a secret message. 
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MyPlate Secret Code

For Students 2nd - 4th
Can your scholars crack the code? Class members put on their detective cap to solve four sentences related to healthy eating, cooking, and the five major food groups by following a code comprised of images. 
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MyPlate Word Blanks

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Create a silly cooking themed story using nouns, adjectives, verbs, and more! Pupils fill in the blanks using their knowledge of different types of fruit, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy, then read the story aloud to hear a whacky...
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MyPlate Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 4th
Reinforce food group facts with a crossword puzzle that highlights healthy nutrition and cooking habits as presented by the MyPlate eating recommendations.