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60 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Science

The class brainstorms the different natural resources used to provide people with energy, then predicts which resources are renewable or nonrenewable. After reading nonfiction text about a particular energy source, small groups classify that source as renewable or nonrenewable and identify the impacts of using this energy source. Students then design an energy trading card and present what they have learned to the class.

80 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Science

In preparation for an energy awareness activity, students brainstorm the different ways that they use energy. Students learn electrical safety tips and then record their personal energy use over 24 hours. During Activity 2, they use these observations to categorize the different ways they use energy. The class then reads Sara Fanelli’s My Map Book and each student designs an energy map to visually represent their personal energy use.

9 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Health

This lesson includes a discussion of pears and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group that pears belong to (fruit) and other benefits of pears. They will be able to identify that pears have fiber, Vitamin C, and potassium.

9 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Health

This lesson includes a discussion of pasta and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group that pasta belongs to, and other benefits of pasta. They will be able to explain how pasta is made, identify different kinds of pasta, identify the 2 kinds of grains, as well explain why pasta is good for your body.

9 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Health

This lesson includes a discussion of pumpkin and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group pumpkin belongs to and other benefits of pumpkin. They will be able to identify the features of pumpkins, the vitamins in pumpkins, and will learn about pumpkin seeds.

9 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Health

This lesson includes a discussion of oats and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group oats belong to (grain), and other benefits of oats. They will be able to explain what whole grains are, where and how oats are grown, and popular foods made with oats. Lastly, they will also identify why oats are good for your body.

9 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Health

This lesson includes a discussion of cheese and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group cheese belongs to (dairy) and other benefits of cheese. They will be able to identify the different kinds of cheese, popular dishes that use cheese, that cheese contains calcium, and why cheese is good for the body.

9 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Health

This lesson, includes a discussion of milk and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group milk belongs to (dairy) and other benefits of milk. They will be able to discuss where milk comes from, the main nutrients and vitamins in milk and why milk is good for the body.

9 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Health

This lesson includes a discussion of the five food groups and a list of healthy foods from each group. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify a balanced diet and why a balanced diet is important. Lastly, they will discuss why good foods are beneficial and why bad foods should be limited.