Eating a Rainbow

Students will explore how to plant a rainbow of edible plant parts (even flowers!) and understand how “eating a rainbow” of fruits and vegetables can nourish their bodies.

Concepts: Healthy Choices, Sorting

Essential Questions

  • How does “eating a rainbow” nourish our bodies?
  • What are some flowers that we can eat?

Standards Addressed

  • SKL1c. Students will group plants according to their observable features.
  • SKL2b. Students will explain the similarities and differences in plants.
  • HEK1a. Students will identify healthy food choices.
  • HEK2b. Students will identify the healthy foods served by the school cafeteria.