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Cheese (K-2)

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

Key objectives for students
Expose students to cheese, its nutritional benefits, appearance, and taste.
Identify which food group contains cheese
Discuss the varieties of cheese
Discuss how cheese is made
List the main vitamins and nutrients in cheese
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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