ERIC Number: ED455128
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Health and Nutrition from the Garden. Golden Ray Series[SM].
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Agricultural Extension Service.
This document features gardening activities for children in grades 3-5. Lesson plans target teaching children healthy eating habits; children should consume five servings of fruits and vegetables each day to take in the necessary vitamins and minerals essential for health and growth. Many lesson plans are also associated with physical activities and are marked with a "Body Builder" symbol. Six teaching concepts are presented: (1) "Basic Gardening"; (2) "Growing Techniques"; (3) "Thrifty Gardens"; (4) "Food Safety"; (5) "ABC's of Healthful Eating"; and (6) "Healthful Snacks." Appendices include gardening preparation and planting instructions, garden journal and activity worksheets, parental take-home sheets, and a registration packet. (YDS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Gardening, Hands on Science, Health, Lesson Plans, Nutrition, Outdoor Education, Plants (Botany), Science Activities, Science Instruction
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Agricultural Extension Service.
Note: For related documents, see SE 065 098 and SE 065 100.