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251 resources with the keyterm diet

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Serving Sizes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Are serving sizes for different foods always appropriate for what you need? In this hands-on activity, learners work in groups to estimate what one serving size of various foods are, and then evaluate their hypotheses by measuring real...
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Selling Obesity

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners examine health issues that are associated with our fast food culture, and the advertising of it. They begin with a snack-food survey to assess their own eating habits. Pupils are encouraged to think critically throughout the...
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What's on My Plate?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Kids work together in groups to discuss and understand the differences between a typical diet and a healthy one. They use the My Plate recommendations to compare what they eat with what they should be eating according to the MyPlate...
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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 and the Elderly

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Study the nutrition of elderly people and how it helps them to remain independent and healthy.  Learners investigative the nutrition concerns of the elderly. MyPlate, vitamine requirements and sensory changes in the elderly are...
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Bug Me While I'm Eating!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore nutritional value of insects as food, and compare the nutritional value of insects with that of their favorite foods by completing a table.
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Healthy Eating

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A short, yet very informative, presentation on the basics of healthy eating. Young dieticians view slides which have colorful photos and graphics of foods that are healthy (and not so healthy), along with information on the basic food...
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Calories in Sports

For Students 6th - 12th
This 4-page worksheet includes information on caloric intake and output, an activity/calorie chart, and a form for calculating the amount of calories in various foods. A good introduction to calories.
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Eating a Balanced Diet

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here is a very well-constructed PowerPoint on nutrition, food groups, and a healthy diet . Not only is there clear, valuable information presented, but there is a strong interactive component as well. Pupils are asked to discuss many...
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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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Nutty For Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Research the nutritional value of food by having groups of high schoolers conduct Internet research to determine healthy food choices. They calculate the nutritional value of the food and create a PowerPoint presentation indicating the...
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Mission Nutrition: Fitness Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Identify obstacles in your middle schoolers' life that prevent them from having physical activity.  They will design a fitness program to offer other people that can allow them to get fit and have fun.  Then they will discuss with their...
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Cyber Chow Combos

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using a worksheet that's embedded in the plan, elementary schoolers must come up with the most possible combinations of food they can order from the menu on the worksheet. The lesson is meant to be done independently by everyone, then...
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Tastes Great-- Is It Good for You?

For Teachers K - 8th
Students 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 Foods

For Students K - 1st
Young learners must decide which foods are healthy, and circle only those words in a word bank. After that, they must write down the two foods from the list that are dairy products. Finally, pupils draw pictures of the two dairy products...
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Prejudice and Body Image

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students investigate our society's pressures to conform to standards of beauty - particularly to be thin - and the related prejudice against being "overweight."
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Eating Under the Rainbow

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students investigate the lure of snack-food advertisements to explain how snacks can fit into a healthy diet.
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Three Healthful Meals: A Practical Food-Guide-Pyramid Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students activate their knowledge of the food guide pyramid and the basic food groups in order to plan nutritious meals. They collect a handful of food images from magazines and glue them to the appropriate plates.
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Muffins for a Moose

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research all the information they can about moose. After reading a book about the animal, they compare and contrast nonfiction and fiction books. To end the lesson, they use Crayola markets to draw their favorite scene from the...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Importance of Keeping a Healthy Body Weight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Prepare your special education class for a healthy life. They visit with a nutritionist, practice simple exercises, and discuss healthy food choices. They then make goals for weight loss and management. Additional supporting activity...
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Holiday Eating

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students participate in a game of Holiday Bingo then discuss Holiday foods and problems from these foods. They review a list of ideas on how not to overeat during the holidays and review ways to cut down on fat in typical holiday dishes.
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Healthy Choices: A Positive Approach to Healthy Living

For Students 5th - 9th
Inform your class about nutrition labels with this learning exercise. This resrouce includes a sample food label with information in the margins and 2 questions that relate to food labels. This tool helps class members learn how to read...
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Stocks, Sauces, Soups

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Written for a food and nutrition class, this resource has young chefs prepare chicken noodle soup. It begins by teaching vocabulary required for making soups, sauces, and stocks, as well as how to calculate percentages from given ratios....
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Equivalents Bingo-Enrichment Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sometimes you need to play a game in order to reinforce learning. Use Bingo cards to review the equivalents for both dry and liquid portions. Playing Bingo helps learners to practice recognizing measurement units, abbreviations, and...