Food Pyramid: Nutrition Worksheets for Kids (Grades 5 and 6)

Food Pyramid: Nutrition Worksheets for Kids (Grades 5 and 6)

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Food Pyramid: Nutrition Worksheets for Kids (Grades 5 and 6)
This 20-page 'MyPyramid For Kids' color nutrition worksheet for grades 5 and 6 (see grades 1-2 and grades 3-4) was create by the United States Department of Agriculture (Health and Nutrition division to help teachers educate children in grades 5 and 6 about nutrition and healthy eating habits. These lessons are designed to integrate nutrition with science, math, health, and language arts. These lessons communicate nutrition concepts through age-appropriate, fun activities.
They contain handouts to be printed out and handed out to your class, this way this topic may be presented, taught or reviewed with minimal preparation. Your students will enjoy learning to eat well and be physically active.

Lesson 1: Getting The Most Nutrition From Your Food. MyPyramid For Kids Food Group Stripes. Activity: MyPyramid Worksheet. Group Activity: Play The MyPyramid Blast-Off Game
Lesson 2: Eating Out and Eating In - Go Lean With Protein. Activity: Where's The Fat? Group Activity: MyPyramid Plans.
Lesson 3: Get Your Calcium-Rich Foods. Group Activity: Taste Test. What's On The Label? What's The Score?
The Food Pyramid: Nutrition Worksheets for Kids (Grades 5 and 6) are kindly provided by the US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, and are also available from their website for free download.
Detailed teacher's notes are provided for each lesson.