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What We Eat – Part 1


Students will sort fruits and vegetables by examining plants – grown in the school garden, purchased in the market, or featured in models or pictures – into the parts of the plant eaten as food, identify a serving size, and locate where on MyPlate the food belongs.


Students will:

  1. Identify the parts of the plant.
  2. Sort fruits and vegetables by plant part.
  3. Sort images of produce into botanically correct fruits and vegetables.
  4. Place sorted fruits and vegetables into MyPlate.
  5. Describe and provide a general explanation of the nutrients provided by fruits and vegetables.


Activity One: 45 minutes, plus time for student work
Activity Two: 45 minutes
Activity Three: 30-40 minutes
Activity Four: 30 minutes

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