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Snap Bean Lesson Plan

Snap Bean Lesson Plan

Florida Snap BeansFall Lesson of the Week

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The more vibrant the vegetable color, often the higher in nutritional value it’s content. Filling your plate with a variety of colorful vegetables insures a more balanced, higher quality meal. Dark green vegetables usually have the best nutrient value. Snap peas or beans are naturally low in calories and provide an excellent source of daily fiber for beneficial dietary health. Green beans provide vitamins and minerals that have been shown to thwart cancer causing agents. There is some research to indicate a relationship between aging and green bean consumption. Herbie is the main character in this vegetable series. His mother, Violet is teaching him how to be healthy by eating foods that have rich vitamin and mineral value.

Florida Standards‐
SC.3.L.14.1, SC.2.L.14.1, SC.3.L.14.2, LAFS.2.W.3.7

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