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Lesson 2.

Plants Power...for strong body, sharp mind and happy spirit! 
Nutrition Focus: Healthy Eating Plate, Role of Protein & Carbohydrates, Body Cells
Cool Bean and Cultural Connection: NAVY Bean & America the Beautiful

Fun Worksheets, lesson 2:  Grades K-1    Grades 2-3    Grades 4-6

*Recommended for October (if presenting one lesson monthly), as future lessons align with holidays.




​​Lesson 3.

Give Thanks to Mother Earth...for delicious and nutritious plants!
Nutrition Focus: Healthy Eating Plate, Role of Protein & Carbohydrates, Body Cells 
Cultural Connection: KIDNEY Bean & Native American, Agriculture and "Three Sisters"

Fun Worksheets, lesson 3:  Grades K-1    Grades 2-3    Grades 4-6

*Recommended for November (if presenting one lesson monthly), Thanksgiving Theme


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Lesson 4.

Healthy & Delicious Plant Food...the gift you give yourself!

Nutrition Focus: USDA & Harvard Healthy Eating Plates, Healthier Whole Grains (versus processed)

Cool Bean & Cultural Connection: GARBANZO Bean & the Middle East 

Fun Worksheets, lesson 4:  Grades K-1    Grades 2-3    Grades 4-6

*Recommended for November (if presenting one lesson monthly), Thanksgiving Theme

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(Coming Soon)

Feed Your Soul with Plants...for strong body, sharp mind and happy spirit.

Nutrition Focus: Healthy Fat, Calories, Exercise

Cool Bean & Cultural Connection: BLACK-EYED Pea & Africa and the American South - Soul Food

*Recommended for January, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday 


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Lesson 5.
Beautiful Food, brought to you by plants!

Nutrition Focus: Vitamins, Phytonutrients, Body Systems

Cool Bean & Cultural Connection: SOY Bean & China-Chinese New Year

Fun Worksheets, lesson 5:  Grades K-1    Grades 2-3    Grades 4-6

*Recommended for February, recognizing Chinese New Year



Lesson 6.
Plant Foo
ds Nourish...so you can flourish!
Nutrition Focus: Macronutrients, Protein/Carbohydrates & Micronutrients, Vitamins/Minerals, plus

the Power of Exercise for strong bones and muscles.  

Cool Bean & Cultural Connection: LENTIL Bean & India-Festival of Colors 

Fun Worksheets, lesson 6:  Grades K-1    Grades 2-3    Grades 4-6

*Recommended for March, the month of India's Festival of Colors

 


Lesson 7. (Coming Soon)
Eat Plants. Save the Planet.

Nutrition Focus:  Water is Life, Exercise, Eating Green for the Planet

Bean & Cultural Connection:  BLACK Bean & Brazil-Amazon Rainforest (Earth Month)

Recommended for April (if presenting one lesson monthly) in recognition of Earth Day




(Coming Soon)
Live. Love. Eat Plants! 

Nutrition Focus: Fiber & Phytonutrients, Disease prevention 

Cool Bean & Cultural Connection: PINTO Bean & Mexico-Cinco de Mayo

Recommended for May (if presenting one lesson monthly), honoring Cinco de Mayo and Mexican Pride.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Lesson 1.

Plants are Powerful Food...for better grades and mood! 
Cool Bean & Cultural Connection: Introduction to COOL BEANS, the superfood of the future! 
Nutrition Focus: Healthy Eating Plate, Nutrients, Body cells

Fun worksheets w recipes too! Click on link for  Grades K-1   Grades 2-3    Grades 4-6

*Recommended for September (if presenting one lesson monthly), as future lessons align with holidays.

​Elevate nutrition education to a daily practice without adding more than 30 seconds to your opening routine, with LGK's fun, easy and free Daily Scoop Program, a valuable enrichment component for the Cool Beans from Around the World nutrition curriculum.  

* We hope you'll find value in the opportunity for your students to navigate Google slideshow.

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