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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.

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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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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.

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Health

This lesson includes a discussion of broccoli and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group broccoli belongs to (vegetable). They will be able to list examples how broccoli grows and recommended serving sizes of broccoli. Lastly, they will know which nutrients are in broccoli.

9 minutes
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3 / 4 / 5
Health

This lesson includes a discussion of tofu and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group tofu belongs to (protein), and other benefits of tofu. They will be able to explain how tofu is made from soybeans and why protein and calcium are important for a healthy body. Lastly, they will know what tofu tastes, looks, and feels like.

9 minutes
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Health

This lesson includes a discussion of chickpeas, how they are grown, the main nutrients in chickpeas and why they are good for the body. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group to which chickpeas belong (protein) as well as technically are in the fruit group as well. They will identify another name for chickpeas (garbanzo beans), how they can be served, their size, and color. They will be able to identify the health benefits of eating chickpeas. They will be able to identify why protein benefits your body and also what the mineral zinc does for your body as well.

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Health

This lesson includes a discussion on chicken and identify its nutritional benefits, its food group (protein), and its ingredients. List examples of how to enjoy chicken in a healthy manner. Students will also learn a few fun facts regarding chicken.

Why is it important to eat a healthy, balanced diet?
100 minutes
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5 / 6 / 7 / 8
Science

In this lesson, students explore the ways in which humans use hydropower to fuel society. First, they learn how we harness hydropower to generate electricity, and then they build a hydropaddle to simulate a turbine. Next, they examine the pros and cons of hydropower by choosing an issue, conducting an investigative analysis to discover a story of real-life impact, and sharing that story with the class. Students also reflect upon why facts alone are often not enough to communicate the importance of sustainability issues; asking questions and doing research can often lead to surprising changes in perspective and new understandings.

100 minutes
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5 / 6
Civics and Government, Science

In this lesson, students learn that nuclear energy is powerful enough to send a robot on a scientific mission millions of kilometers (miles) away and to supply large amounts of electricity on Earth with minimal impacts on natural resources. They also learn that harnessing the power of the atom has consequences—some very serious and long-term consequences. Rather than telling students what to think about the issue, the lesson encourages students to research the topic and then debate their peers. The lesson concludes with a discussion designed to help students synthesize their thoughts on the topic.