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Food Skills (Ages 12-15)

Lesson Plans

Groovy Grains: Pancakes

External Resources


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

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Lesson plans and resources for K-12 on where food comes from, how it grows and how to prepare it. Lessons include: 'Stone Soup', 'Nourishing with Nursery Rhymes' and 'The Big Crunch'. Also available - Cooking and Tasting Educator's Toolkit


The First Nations Education Steering Committee's In Our Own Words curriculum contains a unit called Gifts from the Earth, which includes lessons on growing, measuring and preparing food. Unit 6 - The Power of Stories also has food and nutrition content.

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