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A Rainbow of Nutrition

Overview

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.

Objectives

Students will:

  1. Sort images of fruits and vegetables into plant families.
  2. 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.
  3. Observe one fruit or vegetable, preferably grown in the school garden, and draw or write at least five characteristics in a science notebook.
  4. Create a realistic art piece to showcase one of their produce or food choices.

Duration

Preparation: 30-45 minutes
Five, 30 minute sessions

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