Students will discover the practical application of why corn, beans, and squash are considered “three sisters” in agriculture by reading the legend of the “Three Sisters” and preparing a traditional succotash.
Students will compare two recipes and determine the healthier choice by calculating the percentages of nutrients in each.
Students will better understand how to recognize and classify geometric figures (lines, angles, quadrilaterals) and how to use geometry vocabulary by building nutritious sandwiches composed of quadrilaterals and triangles.
Students will better understand nutrition labels and healthy alternatives by comparing and contrasting nutrition labels from two brand name snack foods (chips) and by creating their own healthy version of hot chips using a variety of spices.
Students will use the skills of comparing and contrasting to evaluate nutrition labels (functional/informational texts) of a variety of foods.
Students will better understand how to make healthier choices when choosing meals and snacks by learning what green foods are.
Students will better understand how food choices affect your health while gaining experience with healthier foods that taste good, like granola.
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