Healthy Food – Primary

HEALTHY & UNHEALTHY FOOD

Islamic integration: Allah says in the Quran, “Eat of the good things which We have provided for you.” (Quran 2:172) “Eat of what is lawful and wholesome on the earth.” (Quran 2:168)

Introduction:

Grade V students engaged in the activity of differentiating between healthy and unhealthy foods in Science by collecting, identifying and creating a collage of different foods.

Objectives:

To create awareness regarding the types of foods the students eat on a daily basis.

To discuss why the students need to eat and what food does to our bodies.

To compare our bodies to machines and how in order to work we need the fuel of food.

To ask the students what would happen to them if they did not eat. Discuss about how they would feel cranky, tired, low on energy to play, etc.

Reflection:

Students were able to comprehend and create a collage of healthy foods. The difference between healthy and unhealthy foods was quite clear in their minds alhamdulilah!