The activities in this lesson teach students the importance of breakfast and exercise. It uses the math concepts of a tally table and frequency table to measure and record the class’ progress in eating a healthy breakfast and exercising daily.
Agriculture, Food & Nutrition
| Age: K - 5th
Gyotaku (pronounced GEE–OH–TAH–KOO) is the traditional Japanese art of fish printing on rice paper. The word gyotaku comes from gyo = fish and taku = stone monument rubbing. Gyotaku dates back to the mid-1800s. The fish prints were a way fishermen could record the size and type of their catches. In this lesson students make their own fish prints.
Agriculture, Animals, Art
| Age: K - 12th
Students grow mold on apple slices to simulate fungus diseases that attack apple trees. Students apply various “treatments” to apple slices, hypothesize which places and treatments are ideal for growing molds, and observe and name the molds like a plant pathologist
They’re the only living things that make their own food. Not only that, but they are the source of all food for every other living thing. What are they? Plants! This lesson makes the connection that people have to plants.