To be completed over 3-4 lesson periods with guidance from a teacher and/or adult at home.
Minds On: Watch this short video and consider, what do meals look like using the Canada Food Guide?
Watch this short video and consider, what do snacks look like using the Canada Food Guide?
We are going on an adventure to explore healthy eating habits. Each of you will have the opportunity to work with a team of 3 members and each of you will have unique roles to play. Answer the following questions below:
1. What are the different parts of a healthy food guide plate?
2. Why is it important to eat healthy foods?
3. How does eating healthy foods help our body grow?
4. What foods should we avoid eating all the time?
Use the link below to view Canada's Food Guide:
Take a look at a few recipes on Canada's Food Guide website.
1. What breakfast recipe would you like to try?
2. What healthy foods do you notice in this recipe?
3. What does a typical breakfast look like at home?
3. What food item could you change to make your breakfast healthy?
Use the link below to view tips for eating healthy foods:
1. What happens to your body when you eat junk food?
2. Why are nutrients important to your body?
3. What are healthy snacks to help you stay active?
4. How does your body after eating junk food?
Use the links below and take some time to play a healthy food games:
Watch this video and consider, what are a few of the traditional foods from each food group listed in the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Food Guide? Why might the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Food Guide food guide include frozen or canned fruits and vegetables in their diet?
The First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Food Guide
1. What are a few of the traditional foods from each food group listed in the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Food Guide?
- Fruits and vegetables:
- Milk and Alternatives:
- Meat and Alternatives:
2. Why might the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Food Guide food guide include frozen or canned fruits and vegetables in their diet?
Watch this video on different school lunches from around the world, then consider the following questions.
1. Which of these school lunches would you want to try? Why?
2. Would you want to cook and serve your classmates lunch every week like they do in Japan? Why or why not?
Watch the following video and discuss with an adult, why water is the best choice of drink?
Finally, watch this video "Mr. Zee's Apple Factory" and answer the following questions. Make sure that you check the rubric to see how you will be assessed on your WebQuest.
Mr. Zee’s Apple Factory: Processed Versus Whole Foods
1. Identify 5 whole foods and 5 processed foods from the video.
2. Why is it important to eat more unprocessed foods? Give examples from the video.
Congratulations!!!! You're all done!