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358 resources with the concept the food pyramid

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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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Apples: A Class Act! (Grades 4–6)

For Students 4th - 6th
Middle schoolers have a bushel of fun as they engage in activities and research core facts about apples. Packed with suggestions for in-class activities and out-of-class research, the colorful 6-page packet is sure to satisfy hungry...
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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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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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What's Wrong with Our Food System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
11-year-old Birke Baehr describes what he calls "the dark side of the industrialized food system". Explaining everything from genetically engineered seeds and organisms to Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), Baehr encourages his...
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Consuming Healthy Snacks

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition...
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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
An interesting way to learn about dietary requirements, this resource prompts learners to look at what someone in the U.S. eats and compare it to what someone in South America eats. They discuss the social, religious, psychological,...
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What Am I Missing?

For Teachers K - 8th
Discuss nutrition and identify components of a healthy diet, view a Food Guide Pyramid, and create a Personal Food Pyramid, listing all foods eaten in the past 24 hours. Compare food lists with the standard Food Guide and determine where...
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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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The Food Pyramid: What Should I Eat?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A balanced diet is a smart diet! Help scholars make balanced food choices with a lesson plan that encourages looking at the nutritional information. Following a KWL chart, a presentation looks closely at the food pyramid and the types of...
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Energy Flow in an Ecosystem

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Every living thing requires a food source, thus the interconnections in ecosystems become complex. Scholars learn about these interconnections in a presentation on energy flow. It starts with the sun and moves through many different...
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Building Ecological Pyramids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a fresh take on traditional food/energy pyramids? Conduct an innovative activity where pupils build their own! The lesson uses research data from Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique for a real-life safari touch. Scholars...
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Exploring Trophic Cascades

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What happens when the top predator on an ecosystem disappears? Scholars explore this idea through an introduction example and four case studies. They learn to analyze the importance of every member in a food pyramid to come to their...
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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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Family Time: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
"Family Time" is the theme of a unit equipped with a series of challenge activities. Concepts reinforced include possessive nouns, pronouns, text organization, adjectives, writing types, and patterns by way of creative and research...
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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 Snack Tips

For Students 2nd - 4th
Cook up some extra energy and brain power with 10 tips for healthy snacking. Ten recipes offer scholars an easy way to make a snack and maintain a healthy diet.
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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.