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292 resources with the keyterm food pyramid

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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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George Washington Carver Coloring and Activity Book

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Learn about the interesting life of George Washington Carver and his many accomplishments with this series of worksheets for primary grade learners. From coloring pages and word searches, to non-fiction reading passages and math skills...
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Home Living/ Daily Living: Food Pyramid

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
What did you have for lunch? Did it contain all four food groups? Help your special education class make good food choices and recognize foods in each of the four food groups. They look at images and discuss the foods on the food pyramid...
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Getting the Most Nutrition from Your Food

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Healthy eating is a habit that one can never start too early. Learners in grades five through seven, work through a series of activities and informational reading to understand how to make good food choices. You'll find a full...
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The New Pyramid - Nutrition

For Teachers 5th - 10th
What are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats? What kinds of foods have these components? Here's a nice introductory lesson on foods and calories that will answer these, and many more questions 
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The Food Pyramid

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Internet research worksheet, students are directed to a specific site pertaining to the food pyramid. Students answer 11 questions using information they learn on the Web site.
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Snack Smart, Move More

For Teachers 5th - 12th
What do lowfat yogurt, baby carrots, fresh fruit, and rice cakes have in common? They are all healthy snacks that can be eaten daily. Investigate healthy eating/snacking guidelines, learn how to make lowfat ice cream and practice some...
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Nutrition & You

For Teachers K - 3rd
Complete a unit on diet and nutrition with young learners. They will explore various websites, create a food pyramid, categorize foods into food groups, list the benefits of various types of foods, evaluate a fast food meal, and identify...
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Hunger at Home

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners identify basic nutritional needs. They also glean recommendations from the food pyramid, recommended dietary guidelines, importance of exercise throughout the life cycle, and how  proper nutrition helps the body to resist...
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Food Pyramid

For Teachers 2nd
Here is an engaging cross-curicular lesson which incorporates elements of language arts and heatlh. Groups of learners are assigned to one vowel sound. They work together to find pictures of food out of a booklet that have the long vowel...
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Food Pyramid

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Me gusta! Spanish speakers discuss the food pyramid, their daily eating habits, and foods they like or dislike. Before exiting, provide learners with a short informal assessment to gauge vocabulary development.
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4-H Nutrition/Health/Fitness- Intermediate Leader's Page

For Students 4th - 7th
Have some fun with healthy living in 4-H! Through several activities, young members learn about healthy eating, basic first aid, and fun exercise options. Of course, service ideas are outlined to extend learning. Students use websites to...
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Food Choices The Pyramid Way

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students develop skills in making nutritionally-sound food choices. Keeping a food diary, they analyze their food intake using the food pyramid as a guide. Students identify and explain the relationship of nutrition to personal health...
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Dietician - Nutritionist

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There are so many different career opportunities in the health care field. Have learners explore what it takes to be a dietician or a nutritionist. They'll view a PowerPoint on each occupation and take mini-quizzes while they watch. A...
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The Food Guide Pyramid

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine each level of the food pyramid and how many servings they should consume during the day. They study the important nutrients associated with each category of the food pyramid.
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Exploring Nutrition Using The Food Pyramid

For Teachers 1st - 10th
Learners of all ages study nutrition by designing their own food guide pyramids using pictures from Pics4Learning. They analyze their food consumption over the course of a typical day in respect to the USDA's recommended serving sizes....
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Fun with the Food Pyramid

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the five food groups and design a graphic organizer to organize the data researched. A one day food diary kept by students assists them in self-monitoring and self-evaluation of their eating habits.
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Biomass Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Junior ecologists relate how food chains and food webs route matter and energy through an ecosystem. They trace feeding levels of a food chain or food web through a pyramid of energy. As a reinforcement activity, learners construct three...
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Final Project: Food and Nutrition Class

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners plan appropriate diets for themselves and others using the USDA Dietary Guidelines. They indicate their average cost of food at home on a thrifty plan and prepare a one-week menu plan including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a...
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Healthy Eating

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A highly informative presentation focuses on healthy diets, food facts, the food pyramid, and healthy eating myths. There is a lot of great information in this PowerPoint, and a really fun interactive component. Perfect for your upper...
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The Abc's of Healthy Eating

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine healthy eating as it relates to physical and mental health. In this the abc's of healthy eating lesson, students discuss the effects of unhealthy eating habits. Young scholars examine the My Pyramid Food Guidance...
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Meal Planning

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the nutrients found in foods and the food pyramid.  In this investigative lesson students will plan a seven day menu built around the food pyramid.