The Food Guide Pyramid

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Learn about the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and the tropics.

Learning Objectives

  1. Know that the nutrients provide raw materials for cell growth and repair, and they help the body use other nutrients.
  2. List and describe the six nutrients that the body needs.
    1. Carbohydrates: Carbohydrates are the bodys main source of energy. Sugars, or simple carbohydrates, are fou...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Meal planning: Pass out a copy of the Food Guide Pyramid to each student. Have them use it to produce a single days menu of meals; this includes snacks. The total number of servings in each food group should be in line with the requirements listed on the Food Guide Pyramid.
  2. Mini research report: Have each student...

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