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P is for Protein

Grades: 1-4
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  • Overview

    The "Fizzy's Lunch Lab" videos and lesson plan provide an informative overview of food and nutrition topics with an emphasis on protein. Using these materials, students will understand the role of protein in their health including how our bodies get and use protein and foods that provide this powerful nutrient.

  • Protein Power Up

    The Lunch Labbers can't keep up with Corporal Cup's exercise regimen because their muscles are tired. Fizzy decides to teach everyone about the importance of protein. We visit Sully the Cell as he introduces us to Marty the muscle cell and teaches us the benefits of eating lean protein such as chicken, fish and black beans.

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  • Lunch Lab Live! – Protein

    Fizzy hosts Sue, a super-energetic sunny-side-up egg and we learn 5 foods that are high in protein, including eggs!

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  • Mixie Reports – Protein

    Mixie visits a seafood restaurant, and we learn about the process of how fish gets from the ocean to our plate.

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  • Food Camp – Turkey Breast Rainbow Wrap

    Corporal Cup walks us through the creation of a Turkey Breast Rainbow Wrap.

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Benchmarks for Science Literacy
NSTA National Science Education Standards

Recognize what protein does for the body and why humans need this nutrient as part of a healthy diet.


  • Source: Fizzy's Lunch Lab

    http://pbskids.org/lunchlab/

  • Source: Fizzy's Lunch Lab

    http://pbskids.org/lunchlab/

  • Source: Fizzy's Lunch Lab

    http://pbskids.org/lunchlab/

  • Source: Fizzy's Lunch Lab

    http://pbskids.org/lunchlab/

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