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Learn that carbohydrates can be either sugars or starches and how they give us energy.

Student Application

Energy Man will show you how food works in in your body and why it's important to eat healthy.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will know the different types of nutrients, their functions, and how they work together to maintain a healthy body.
    1. Protein provides some of the energy the body needs to perform activities. Protein is also used to fix damaged cells and build new ones. Sources of protein include meat, fish, eggs, milk...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Build the Food Guide Pyramid: Have students draw an empty version of the U.S.D.A. Food Guide Pyramid on a large piece of paper. Using magazine clippings of food and student produced drawings, students should fill the pyramids with the appropriate foods and label each level.
  2. Plan a Nutritious Diet: As a class, o...

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