A Rainbow of Nutrition
Students will research foods made from plant families (with support as needed), identify family members and common nutrients and create artwork of one family group or a food made from that family.
- Sort images of fruits and vegetables into plant families.
- Select several choices from botanical groups of fruits and vegetables, identify foods made from that fruit or vegetable and find a photo of either the raw produce or food made from it.
- Observe one fruit or vegetable, preferably grown in the school garden, and draw or write at least five characteristics in a science notebook.
- Create a realistic art piece to showcase one of their produce or food choices.
Preparation: 30-45 minutes
Five, 30 minute sessions