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Chickpeas (K-2)

9 minutes
Primary subjects: 
Health
Grade: 
Kindergarten, 1, 2
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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). 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.

Key objectives for students
Expose students to chickpeas, their nutritional benefits, appearance, and taste
Identify which food group contains chickpeas
Discuss how chickpeas are grown
Discuss ways to enjoy chickpeas
List three main nutrients in chickpeas
Secondary subjects
Agriculture Science, Anthropology, 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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