Keeping It Balanced

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Keeping It Balanced


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In this media-rich activity from Cyberchase, students use math to investigate the components of a healthy, well-balanced meal. They use the My Plate food chart as a reference to learn the proper proportions of each of the five food groups and plan a well-balanced meal.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 3
3.6.1) Set a personal, health-enhancing goal to pursue for several weeks.

Examples: setting good morning and bedtime routines, eating more fruits and vegetables

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 4
4.7.1) Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors to maintain and improve personal health.

Example: planning a daily menu based on the USDA food guidelines

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.6.1) Assess personal health practices.

Examples: food choices, physical activity, hygiene

Tags: diet, food groups, health choices, Nutrition
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
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Author: Morgan Boyd
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit