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Take a Plant to Lunch


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Take a Plant to Lunch

Learners make a "menu" of any plants in their lunch for Monday through Friday and draw the plants from their lunch. Plants can include fruits, vegetables, grains in cereal or bread, and fruit or vegetable juices. This activity could be combined with a field trip to a local farm or farmers' market.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
1 to 7 days

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 11

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Printout of Plants in My Lunch record sheet
  • Pencil or pen

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Plants
    • Human Body
      • Health and Nutrition
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Gathering Data

Informal Categories


  • Food and Cooking

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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  • Free access

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  • All Rights Reserved, The Regents of the University of California, ©2007

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