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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
Food Groups
The Invention of Coca-Cola® Reading Warm-Up
Favorite Foods
Kitchen Safety
More Popular Food Printables

Printables for Grades 6-8

What Is a Balanced Diet?
How to Eat Fried Worms Enrichment Activities
Food Web
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
Food Flight: Digestive Tracking
Nutrition Lab
Insects in the Garden
More Popular Food Printables

Printables for Grades 9-12

Gummy Bear Genetics
Chew on This Teacher's Guide
Chemistry of Cooking
The Omnivore's Dilemma Teacher's Guide
Activity: Bacteria and Food Poisoning
Un menú del restaurante "Buen Provecho"
Life Science Test: Digestion and Nutrition
More Food Printables

Lesson Plans

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

Quizzes

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

References

Cranberry Facts
Indian Pudding
Columbus and Food
You Are What You Eat
Food with History
Good-for-Your-Body Foods
Juice Nutrition 101
More Food References

Educational Technology Resources

Fast-Food Fact Finding
Your Favorite Foods at Thanksgiving
Our Favorite Cookies PowerPoint Presentation
Table Manners Scoring Rubric
More Educational Technology Resources

Food & Art Connected

Fruit Patterns
Math and Recipes Worksheet
Make a Dried Bouquet
Bob's Lunch Box
Science Fun: An Apple a Day
The Edible Model
Name Those Fruits and Vegetables
More Food Activities for Art Class

Holiday Recipes

Increasing Recipe Worksheets- Answer Key
Summer Herbs to Identify
World Class Recipes
Mooncakes
A Frozen Delight: Making Ice Cream
Hasty Pudding
Colossal Confections
More Popular Holiday Recipes

Mathematics & Food Connected

Gummy Worm Measurements
Math and Recipes Vocabulary
Science Skill: Estimating and Measuring with Cereal and Raisins
Sharing Food Equally
Favorite Fruits Picture Graph
Math in Science: Favorite Fruits
All About Fruit
More Food Activities for Math Class

History & Food Connected

Colonial New England Food & Cooking
Colonial New England Food & Cooking
History of Marshmallows Reading Warm-Up
A Medieval Feast
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
The Microwave Oven
School Lunches Reading Warm-Up
More Food Resources for History Class

Science & Food Connected

Cool-Weather and Warm-Weather Crops
What Foods Attract Ants?
Plant Products
Using The Omnivore's Dilemma in the Classroom
Bird Feeders
The Ants Have It!
The Foods We Eat
More Popular Food Activities for Science Class

Language Arts & Food Connected

The World of Rosemary Wells
Nutrition: Vocabulary
How to Eat Fried Worms Word Find
How to Eat Fried Worms Test B
Science and Writing: Food Poetry
Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid & Super-Galactic Jawbreaker Teacher's Guide
Activities for Food Rules!
More Popular Food Resources for Language Arts

Literature Resources for Food & Nutrition

Dragons Love Tacos and Secret Pizza Party Activity Sheets
The Bake Shop Ghost Teacher's Guide
Curious George Banana Bread Recipe
Good Enough to Eat Activity Guide
How to Eat Fried Worms Answers
How to Eat Fried Worms Project Ideas
How to Eat Fried Worms Test C
More Literature Resources for Food & Nutrition

Social Studies & Food Connected

Fair Trade
The Popcorn Plant
Hunger and Malnutrition
Jewish Knish Recipe
Taking Care of Your Health: Family Activity
Edible Houses
George Washington Carver
More Popular Food Resources for Social Studies

Food Resources for Health & Nutrition

Food From Plants and Animals
Health & Nutrition Printables Slideshow
Fred's Fruits and Vegetables
Passover Pancakes
Autumn Veggies and Fruits
My Favorite Exercise
Kosher Treats
More Popular Food Resources for Health & Nutrition

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