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Spinach (K-2)

9 minutes
Primary subjects: 
Health
Grade: 
Kindergarten, 1, 2
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This lesson includes a discussion of spinach and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify that spinach is in the vegetable food group and other benefits of spinach. They will be able to explain how spinach is grown as well as the vitamins and nutrients found in spinach. Lastly, they will know the different ways to enjoy spinach.

Key objectives for students
Expose students to spinach, its nutritional benefits, appearance, and taste
Identify which food group contains spinach
Discuss how spinach grows
Discuss how spinach gets to the grocery store
List three main vitamins and two nutrients in spinach
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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