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Team Nutrition

An initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.

MyPyramid for Kids Classroom Materials

Educational materials developed at the elementary school level to help children learn the MyPyramid food guidance system. Lesson plans for teachers are available in three levels: Level 1 (grades 1-2); Level 2 (grades 3-4); and Level 3 (grades 5-6).

MyPyramid BlastOff Game

An interactive computer game that reinforces key concepts of MyPyramid for Kids. Students can reach Planet Power by fueling their rocket with food and physical activity. "Fuel" tanks for each food group help students keep track of how their choices fit into MyPyramid.

agMag

This magazine is issued each by the North Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom Council and contains facts, games and activities related to wheat production, nutrition and ag careers. Articles in the new issue include "The Wheat Kernel and the Wheat Plant," "Wheat Processing" and "Where Wheat Grows." Jon Lee, owner of Bread Poets Baking Co. of Bismarck, is featured in "Career Corner." The magazine is geared towards third through fifth graders.

Sponsors of the new issue of North Dakota Ag Mag include Agassiz Seed & Supply, The Bismarck Tribune, Dakota Growers Pasta Co., Farm and Ranch Guide, Farm Credit Services, the North Dakota Corn Growers Association, the North Dakota Farm Bureau, the North Dakota Farmers Union, the North Dakota Grain Growers, the North Dakota Wheat Commission and the Northern Pulse Growers Association.