Students explore healthy eating habits by conducting a physical food challenge. In this food pyramid lesson, students identify the main concepts behind the food pyramid and what choices they should be making with their food intake....
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Seeking to derive the formula for the volume of a square pyramid, geometry learners construct six square based pyramids that, when pieced together properly, form a cube. Two short videos demonstrate the relationship between pyramid and...
Young mathematicians find the surface area and volume of a square pyramid and a cone. In what looks like a typical activity out of a textbook, you'll find an activity where learners find an unknown measurement of a pyramid or cone,...
High schoolers find the volume of pyramids and cones. In this volume of pyramids and cones lesson, learners explore the relationship between the volumes of prisms and pyramids. They investigate the relationship between pyramids and cones.
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...
Learners 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.
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.
From feudal societies to European monarchies, a blank pyramid template can support your learners in understanding social hierarchies and distinctions between classes.
The Food Pyramid is an important tool for youngsters to be introduced to. This lesson succeeds at combining direct instruction with artwork and a movement activity to help young learners discover the food pyramid. A cut-and-paste...
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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...
Our teacher told us the formula had one-third, but why? Using manipulatives, classmates try to explain the volume formula for a pyramid. After constructing a cube with six congruent pyramids, pupils use scaling principles from previous...
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Get to know your pupils and create a stunning display in your room with a class set of bio pyramids. Scholars answer questions about themselves, their hobbies, hopes, and dreams. Autobiographical information is written on a...
When a minnow eats a piece of plastic, that garbage often tracks through multiple animals, causing harm to each as it passes through the food chain. Scholars learn about food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids with a presentation. It...
Much like an app, this resource combines 360 degree images and photos to permit users to take a interactive, virtual tour of the pyramids, the Valley of the Kings, Luxor, and more. Users can zoom in on features, rotate images, locate...
Students research how ancient Egyptian structures were created and used. They sculpt realistic replicas of a pyramid and sphinx to demonstrate their knowledge of these famous structures. Sudents are told that Egyptian pyramids were built...
Go big or go home! Learners watch a video rendition of the creation of a penny pyramid. Their task is to determine the number of pennies in the pyramid. The lesson encourages multiple methods, including function building or volume formulas.
Students construct food pyramids by painting shoe boxes and using them to respresent different food groups. They cut out and paste pictures of the respresentative foods for the groups on the box sides. They compare their diets to the...
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....
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...
Young writers generate descriptive words. They use pictures of various landscapes (from books, magazines, or the Internet) and complete a story pyramid. The pyramid (included here) asks to describe the main character, the setting, and...
Learning about nutrition and how to eat healthy foods is very important for kids these days. Here is a lesson, designed for 4th graders, that teaches these important skills. Pupils plan nutritional meals by using the USDA's Food Guide...
In this food pyramid activity, students participate in a food pyramid matching game. Students help Chef Solus match the 5 foods on the left to their correct food groups on the right. Students draw a line from the food item to its correct...
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