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Food Relationships (Ages 8-11)

Lesson Plans

Participants will learn about the different flavours and the anatomy of taste – the role of the nose, and how tongue allow them to taste certain flavours (sweet, salty, bitter, sour and umami). Participants will sample the foods with the five tastes.

External Resources

BC Dairy.PNG

Lesson plans on 'Meals then and Now' and My Food + Your Food = Our Food.


The DETS curriculum includes K-12 units with lessons that are designed to enhance the understanding and appreciation of the problems of diabetes in Indigenous communities in the US.

A circular theme is used throughout to illustrate the contextual content of Native culture and provides a meaningful approach for students of all cultural backgrounds. Theme: Health is Life in the Balance

Food Share.PNG

Lesson plans and resources for K-12 on where food comes from, how it grows and how to prepare it. Lessons include: 'Stone Soup', 'Can you Dig it?' and 'Food, Media and Marketing'.


Nutrition curricula for K-9 - lesson plan topics include: 'Canadian Cuisine', 'Guess the Food's Country of Origin' and 'Food from the World'.

Healthy BC Schools.PNG

Curriculum based lessons for K-7, activities and resources focused on body positivity, food tasting and healthy food customs. 

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