Food And Nutrition 1
Strand 5 Standard 4
1 class periods of 45 minutes each
Students will learn the serving sizes of fruit, the nutritional value, and what to look for when buying fruit. They will look at enzymatic browning and learn about pesticides found on fruit.
Worksheets, 4 bowls (lemon juice, water, salt, sugar) Fruit for a demonstration.
Be able to show the students size proportions of fruit and what to look for when choosing fruit. Have a knowledge of enzymatic browning and pesticides.
Know basic characteristics of fruit
The students will know what a serving of fruit is, why fruit browns and how to preserve fruit.
I have included my lesson plan on Fruit. This was a two-day lesson plan originally but I have changed it some. Feel free to add to or delete from it so it fits your class time. Students will learn the serving sizes, nutritional value, how to choose fruit and what to look for. They will learn how to treat fruit from enzymatic browning and pesticides.
"Guide to Good Food," and Janice Wuckert (Oquirrh Hills Middle)