Dig In! Standards-Based Nutrition Education from the Ground Up

Last Modified: 04/10/2014
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Explore a world of possibilities in the garden and on your plate using ten inquiry-based lessons that engage 5th and 6th graders in growing, harvesting, tasting, and learning about fruits and vegetables. More information is also available at Dig In! At Home Parent Booklet and Dig In! Posters.

Print Availability: Schools participating in the National School Lunch Program or other Child Nutrition program may request a free print copy of the curriculum. The curriculum comes with 35 copies of the Dig In! At Home parent handout (English Version) and the six Dig In! posters. Order the Eat Smart To Play Hard With MyPlate poster separately. Additional print copies of the Dig In! at Home parent handout in English and in Spanish are available, upon request, from Team Nutrition.

  Dig In! Teacher's Guide (available in PDF, below)

  • Cover
  • Table of Contents
  • Dear Teacher Letter
  • About tthis Curriculum
  • Food Safety Mini-Posters
  • Dig In! At a Glance
  • Lessons 1-10
  • Student Handouts (for Lessons 1-10)
  • Gardening Guide
  • Acknowledgments

Dig In! at Home parent booklet (English version)

Dig In! en casa parent booklet (Spanish version)

Dig In! posters

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