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Curricula and Lesson Plans

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

This interactive student workbook for kindergarten is filled with 19 activities that explore Discover MyPlate lesson topics and are connected to education standards for literacy, letter-sound correspondence, counting, sequencing, classifying objects, identifying healthy behaviors, and more.

USDA. National Agricultural Statistics Service.

The lesson teaches and addresses common core standards for grades 5-8 in Mathematics, Language Arts, Nutrition, Social Studies, National Family and Consumer Sciences. Students complete a brief online survey, analyze their class census results, and compare their class with random samples from students in the United States and other countries.

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

A collection of classroom materials that helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education into Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health.

DHHS. Office of Disease prevention and Health Promotion.

Six one-hour workshops, based on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, designed to teach adults in a wide variety of community settings.

The Food Timeline.

A teacher's resource on food history. Includes lesson plans.

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