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Using Food Labels

Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, and Barbara Tharp, MS.

Using Food Labels

This activity’s objectives are aligned with the National Science Education Standards, specifically those related to Science as Inquiry and Physical Science. In this activity, students learn about and use food labels to promote thinking about healthful eating. They also will explore units of measurement commonly used on food labels. Student will make and compare measurements, make observations, and draw conclusions.

Concept

  • Food labels provide important information about the nutritional value of foods.

Student Worksheets

Student pages in the teacher’s guide are provided in English and in Spanish.


Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932