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Food Resources for Teachers

Food is a fun subject for students of all ages with these lesson plans and printables. Explore the many educational uses of food with your class during National Nutrition Month (March). You'll find plenty of cross-curricular resources, including edible art projects, songs about nutrition, and recipes from around the globe. Students will enjoy hands-on activities that use candy to learn about math and science. You'll also find worksheets on the human digestive system and healthy eating.

Printables for Grades K-5

Health Reading Warm-Up: Healthy Food
Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Fruits and Vegetables List
Favorite Foods
Food Groups
The Invention of Coca-Cola® Reading Warm-Up
How to Eat Fried Worms Enrichment Activities
More Popular Food Printables

Printables for Grades 6-8

Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Fruits and Vegetables List
What Is a Balanced Diet?
Insects in the Garden
Summer Herbs to Identify
Food Web
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
More Popular Food Printables

Printables for Grades 9-12

Gummy Bear Genetics
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
Chew on This Teacher's Guide
Food Flight: Digestive Tracking
Chemistry of Cooking
The Omnivore's Dilemma Teacher's Guide
Un menú del restaurante "Buen Provecho"
More Food Printables

Lesson Plans

Salt or Sugar: Which Dissolves Faster in Different Liquids?
Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
Class Garden
Table Manners
The Life of Milton Hershey
Plant Eaters and Meat Eaters
What Foods Attract Ants?
More Popular Food Lesson Plans

Quizzes

Tips to Healthy Eating Quiz
Good-For-You Foods Quiz
Juice Nutrition Quiz

References

Cranberry Facts
Indian Pudding
Fruity Maple Glazed Ham
Columbus and Food
Good-for-Your-Body Foods
You Are What You Eat
Juice Nutrition 101
More Food References

Educational Technology Resources

Fast-Food Fact Finding
Math and Recipes
Our Favorite Cookies PowerPoint Presentation
Your Favorite Foods at Thanksgiving
More Educational Technology Resources

Food & Art Connected

Fruit Patterns
Math and Recipes Worksheet
Math and Recipes
Math and Recipes Vocabulary
Name Those Fruits and Vegetables
Bob's Lunch Box
Sorting Seeds
More Food Activities for Art Class

Holiday Recipes

Increasing Recipe Worksheets- Answer Key
World Class Recipes
Math and Recipes
Mooncakes
Curious George Banana Bread Recipe
Hasty Pudding
Chocolate Milk Shakes
More Popular Holiday Recipes

Mathematics & Food Connected

Gummy Worm Measurements
Math and Recipes
Science Skill: Estimating and Measuring with Cereal and Raisins
Math in Science: Favorite Fruits
Create a Column Chart with Excel
Sharing Food Equally
Favorite Fruits Picture Graph
More Food Activities for Math Class

History & Food Connected

Colonial New England Food & Cooking
Colonial New England Food & Cooking
A Medieval Feast
History of Marshmallows Reading Warm-Up
Make a Dried Bouquet
Thanksgiving Menu: Then & Now
George Washington Carver
More Food Resources for History Class

Science & Food Connected

Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Fruits and Vegetables List
Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
Gummy Bear Genetics
Food Web
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
Gummy Worm Measurements
More Popular Food Activities for Science Class

Language Arts & Food Connected

Favorite Foods
Table Manners
How to Eat Fried Worms Word Find
The World of Rosemary Wells
Nutrition: Vocabulary
Science Key Term Review: Digestion and Nutrition
Hunger and Malnutrition
More Popular Food Resources for Language Arts

Literature Resources for Food & Nutrition

Favorite Foods
Dragons Love Tacos and Secret Pizza Party Activity Sheets
Using The Omnivore's Dilemma in the Classroom
The World of Rosemary Wells
How to Eat Fried Worms Test B
Good Enough to Eat Activity Guide
Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid & Super-Galactic Jawbreaker Teacher's Guide
More Literature Resources for Food & Nutrition

Social Studies & Food Connected

Table Manners
The World of Rosemary Wells
Fair Trade
Make a Dried Bouquet
Taking Care of Your Health: Family Activity
The Popcorn Plant
Pancake Day Recipe Activity
More Popular Food Resources for Social Studies

Food Resources for Health & Nutrition

Fruits and Vegetables List
Favorite Foods
Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
Food From Plants and Animals
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
Health & Nutrition Printables Slideshow
Chemistry of Cooking
More Popular Food Resources for Health & Nutrition

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