Author(s): Barbara Tharp, Judith Dresden, James Denk, and Nancy Moreno.
When using The Science of Food: Explorations magazine, students match foods with the appropriate food groups and learn about food labels, plants and photosynthesis, food as fuel for the body, and more.
This magazine is an integrated component of the Food unit. It also may be used as a stand-alone reading and language arts activity.
The Science of Food: Explorations may be used with a broad range of grade levels. It is most appropriate for use with students in grades 3–5.
Funded by the following grant(s)
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
Science Education Partnership Award, NIH
Filling the Gaps: K-6 Science/Health Education
Grant Number: 5R25RR013454