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Pass the Plants, Please
Project Learning Tree: Activity 16
Presented by Laurie Lampl and Robyn DiCarlo
1st Grade
Objectives
Students will be able to:
• Distinguish the edible parts of a plant.
• Classify fruits and vegetables.
• Discuss fruits, vegetables, and other plantbased foods that are part of a nutritious diet.
• Describe how plants are used to make
various kinds of foods.
Lesson at a glance
Before: (10 minutes)
• Review parts of a plant.
• Show slides on edible plants parts.
During: (30 minutes)
• Brainstorming activity on p. 78 (Robyn)
• Recipe on p.80 (Laurie)
After: (10 minutes)
• Discuss activity while snacking
• Assessment p. 81
Tops & Bottoms
by Janet Stevens
Parts of a plant
Fruit
Seed
We eat roots.
Carrots
Radishes
Turnips
We eat stems.
Asparagus
Green Onions
We eat leaves.
Spinach
Lettuce
We eat flowers.
Cauliflower
Broccoli
We eat fruits.
Avocados
Bananas
Apples
We eat seeds.
Corn
Beans
Walnuts
We eat food made with plants.
Guess the fruit.
We are all fruits!
We all have seeds.
Hot Potato
Guacamole
(Makes about 2 1/2 cups.)
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1/4 cup sour cream
2 soft, ripe avocados
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
2 tablespoons lemon juice
dash paprika and black pepper 2 small tomatoes
chopped 1/4 cup black olives, chopped (optional)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
corn chips
Mash the avocados in a small bowl. Thoroughly mix
in the lemon juice. Chop the tomato and add it to the
mixture. Blend in the garlic, salt, sour cream, black
pep- per, and chili powder. Sprinkle with paprika and
serve with corn chips.
References
• http://www.choosemyplate.gov/
• http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/standards_doc
s/index.shtml
• http://www.dole.com/ServeDocument.aspx?fp=Docu
ments/MigratedContent/Dole/SuperKids%5CDSKLes
sonPlans%5Cassets%5CLessonPlans%5CEdiblePla
ntParts.pdf
• Project Learning Tree. (2012). Pass the plants,
please. Pre K-8 environmental education activity
guide. (pp. 77-81). Washington, DC: American
Forest Foundation.
• Stevens, J. (1995). Tops & bottoms.
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