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Tofu (K-2)

9 minutes
Primary subjects: 
Health
Grade: 
Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3
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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), identify that tofu is made from soybeans, and other benefits of tofu. They will be able to explain why protein and calcium contribute to a healthy body. Lastly, they will know what tofu tastes, looks and feels like.

Key objectives for students
Expose students to tofu and its nutritional benefits, appearance, and taste
Identify which food group contains tofu
Discuss why protein is important in a healthy diet
Discuss ways to eat tofu
List two main nutrients in tofu
Secondary subjects
Agriculture Science, Health and Nutrition
Topics
Healthy choices regarding food, Five food groups, Nutritional benefits of healthy food
Skills
Communication skills
Values
Curiosity, Optimism
Methods
Real-World Application
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