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28 resources with the keyterm food guide pyramid

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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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Tastes Great-- Is It Good for You?

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners use the food guide pyramid established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to evaluate the nutritional value of their favorite foods.
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Healthy Choices

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover how to make healthy choices in nutrition. In this nutrition instructional activity, 5th graders research the daily nutrition requirements recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Students keep a food...
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Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 7: Getting the Skinny on Obesity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners calculate where they fall on the body mass index (BMI) spectrum and then examine the New Food Pyramid to plan a daily eating and exercising plan.
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Menu for an Athlete

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Football, basketball, softball. What do these sports have in common? Athletes. Young scholars learn about and discuss the food pyramind, especially grains, with the thought that they will be planning a pre-competition meal and snack for...
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Nutrition

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate nutrition and nutrients. In this nutrition or diet instructional activity, groups of students create a poster, commercial, or skit about a nutriet which will be presented or performed to the rest of the class...
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Eating the Food Pyramid

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners explore the concept of the Food Guide Pyramid.  In this nutrition lesson, students discuss healthy eating habits after reading the book entitled Gregory, the Terrible Eater.  Learners then work in groups finding pictures of the...
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Family Life Cycle - Children's Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the changing nutritional needs across the life cycle. They create and prepare a variety of healthy foods for children that provide adequate nutrients for optimum growth and development. They identify guidelines in...
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PICTURE PERFECT PYRAMID

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a model of the USDA's Food Pyramid Guide, using shoe boxes. They bring an assortment of shoe boxes from home. Students are given a copy of the "Food Guide Pyramid." They wrap boxes for the bread group in white, the...
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The Food Connection

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students study the Food Groups included in the Food Guide Pyramid by completing the handout and associated activities. They label foods that belong in each group.
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Food Guide Pyramid - TV and Peers

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify foods that belong in each group on the food guide pyramid. They discuss how TV and peers may negatively influence eating habits.
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Give me Food!

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study the food guide pyramid and use it to create their own eating program.In this health lesson students visit websites to calculate their BMR, activity level and weight then create a nutrition plan
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Nutrition

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders describe the healthy choices about food. For this nutrition lesson, 7th graders use the food pyramid to help them in making nutritious choices. Students discuss their diet and talk about how it can be improved.
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Nutrition

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students design a meal plan with healthy foods based on the food guide pyramid. For this nutrition lesson plan, students identify healthy and unhealthy choices, watch a PowerPoint, and complete a group activity based on the food pyramid.
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Nutrition Unit

For Teachers 1st
First graders complete activities for the six basic food groups. In this food groups instructional activity, 1st graders view examples of food samples from the various groups and sample the foods. Students discuss the food pyramid and...
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Food Groups

For Students Higher Ed
In this food group instructional activity, students will focus on vocabulary enhancement. Students will complete 7 multiple choice questions by reading each question and choosing the answer that depicts what is pictured to the left of...
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Making Heart-Healthy Eating a Family Affair

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students select foods from the Food Guide Pyramid to create a heart-healthy diet. They also discover how to plan and prepare meals in a heart-healthy way. After discussing, the food guide pyramid, healthy foods and serving sizes, the...
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Food Guide Pyramid

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students develop an understanding of the Food Guide Pyramid by creating sample meals and examining whether there is a relationship between how foods are grown and where they fall in the Food Guide Pyramid. They also complete a scavenger...
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Nutrition and Fitness

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the food guide pyramid. They conduct Internet research, and plan a three day nutritional menu appropriate for teenagers. Students include three meals per day and a snack for each day on their menu, and...
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The Food Guide Pyramid (Grades 2-3)

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discover the five main food groups. They demonstrate where to place food items on the Food Guide Pyramid after practicing during a teacher lead activity.
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Grains, Fats, and Sugars in Healthy Proportions - Skill

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate dietary guidelines and the food guide pyramid. They prepare various versions of pasta and muffins, and compare the taste, calories, fat, and cholesterol content.
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What's on Your Plate?

For Teachers 1st
First graders, after studying the food guide pyramid, create mock dinner plates. They include on these plates magazine cutouts of foods from each of the groups in the food guide pyramid.
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Exploring the Food Guide Pyramid

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students learn the 6 groups of the Food Guide Pyramid and become familiar with how foods are categorized within the Pyramid. They also become familiar with serving sizes.
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Nutrition: Why do we need rice in our diet?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover what the Food Guide Pyramid represents. In this health lesson, 2nd graders experience the types of foods represented in each of the groups found in the pyramid. As part of this lesson, students discover one food...