Nutrition News

Nutrition News

Class Description

In this relevant and meaningful learning adventure, students identify the basic functions of the parts of the body and analyze the MyPlate guidelines to make healthy dietary choices. The class culminated with a lively food group costume parade guaranteed to be a memorable nutritional experience!


Grade Level: 1-2

State Standards, Benchmarks, and GLEs

Grade One

(SI-E-A1) Pose questions that can be answered by using students’ own observations and scientific knowledge

(SI-E-A3) Use the five senses to describe observations

(SI-E-A4) Measure and record length and temperature in both metric system and U.S. system units

(SI-E-B6) Explain and give examples of how scientific discoveries have affected society

(PS-E-A1) Sort a group of objects by using multiple characteristics

(LS-E-A1) Identify what animals and plants need to grow and develop

(LS-E-A3) Describe basic functions of parts of the body (e.g., lungs, heart, bones, muscles)

Grade Two

(SI-E-A1) Pose questions that can be answered by using students’ own observations, scientific knowledge, and testable scientific investigations

(SI-E-A2) Predict and anticipate possible outcomes

(SI-E-A3) Use the five senses to describe observations

(SI-E-A4) Measure and record length and temperature in both metric system and U.S. system units

(SI-E-B6) Explain and give examples of how scientific discoveries have affected society

(LS-E-A6) Identify and discuss the arrangement of the food pyramid

(LS-E-A6) Analyze selected menus to determine whether they include representatives of all the required food groups


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