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Lesson Three – Food Benefits

This science teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to explore and record the benefits of different types of foods as part of a healthy lifestyle. The children can name parts of the body that can be supported by different foods such as protein in meat used for building muscle strength.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record the benefits of different types of foods as part of a healthy lifestyle

Learning Objectives

Describe the importance for humans of the right amounts of different types of food. Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival.

Learning Outcomes

I can say why it is important to eat particular types of foods. I know the importance of eating a balanced diet as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Food Benefits

Teaching sequence to help the children explore and record the benefits of different types of foods as part of a healthy lifestyle

Moving and Growing

Display posters for whole class discussion to help identify and explain how foods can support movement and growth

Body Foods

Activity cards to help the children match foods to different parts of the body that they can support for movement and growth

Body Foods

Template to help the children identify and record parts of the body that benefit from eating different foods (enlarge to A3)

Food Benefits

Interactive activity to help the children explore and record the benefits of different types of foods as part of a healthy lifestyle

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record the benefits of different types of foods as part of a healthy lifestyle

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