In this lesson students get involved in actively creating a lunch menu for a 12-year old boy and a 12-year old girl.
The lesson include a variety of foods with nutritional information for each food item. The rules are that each lunch contain 1 fruit, a drink, and a sandwich containing either cheese or ham or both cheese and ham. The number of slices of cheese and/or ham is optional. However, the sandwich must contain two slices of bread. To include mayonnaise as a spread is also optional. There are also a variety of snacks that students can choose.
Nutritional Information cards for five types of fruits, two vegetables, bread, mayonnaise, ham slices, cheese slices, three types of drinks, and four snacks.
Two worksheets to complete.
Calorie information for a boy and a girl.
Follow-up open-ended questions to use as discussion or set as research homework.