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Brown Rice (K-2)

9 minutes
Primary subjects: 
Health
Grade: 
Kindergarten, 1, 2
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This lesson includes a discussion of brown rice and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group that brown rice belongs to (grain) and other benefits of brown rice. This lesson will be able to explain how rice is grown and the main nutrients found in rice. Lastly, they will know what brown rice tastes, looks, and feels like.

Key objectives for students
* Expose students to brown rice, its nutritional benefits, appearance, and taste.
* Identify which food group contains brown rice
* Discuss why whole grains are healthy
* Discuss how rice is grown
* List three main nutrients in brown rice
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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