Lesson Plan #: AELP-NUT0002
Author: Margaret Sornenson
School or Affiliation: Holy Rosary School, ID
Endorsed by: These lesson plans are the result of the work of the teachers who have attended the Columbia Education Center’s Summer Workshop. CEC is a consortium of teacher from 14 western states dedicated to improving the quality of education in the rural, western, United States, and particularly the quality of math and science Education. CEC uses Big Sky Telegraph as the hub of their telecommunications network that allows the participating teachers to stay in contact with their trainers and peers that they have met at the Workshops. Date: May 1994
Grade Level(s): 3, 4
This is an evaluation project for a Science or Health unit on the basic food groups. Students review good nutrition and food sources for proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.
The purpose of this activity is for the students to review and demonstrate their understanding of the need for balanced meals and an understanding of the food sources for proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals, and vitamins.
- Newspaper food advertisements
- Graph paper
- Children’s book Gregory, The Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat
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