How is grain healthy? Lesson plan

Explore the role eating grain has within a healthy balanced diet.

Help your students investigate the health benefits of eating grains and grain-based food. This lesson plan Β includes a presentation and activity as well as background information for the teacher.

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The Learning Objective for this lesson is for children to understand and describe the key features of a healthy balanced diet; and to recognise the role of grains within it.

Presentation on food provenance that explores the main cereal crops grown in the UK and some of the food products they go on to make

Healthy eating activity. Grains feed animals as well as humans and this activity asks students to design three separate breakfasts that contain grain-based food such as toast or ceral; or food that grains helped produce such as eggs. This...


5-7 Healthy eating / nutrition Activity Information Presentation