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What We Eat – Part 1

Overview

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.

Objectives

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.

Duration

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

Resources to Download

Teaching Resources

Bring agriculture into the classroom with lesson plans, activities, and resources for any subject or grade level. Download or request one of our school gardening books for comprehensive resources students will love!

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