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This is too big of a job to be done alone. You organize classmates into pairs or small groups to help.

You and your fellow students will use the Internet to explore 3 different food pyramids: 2 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1 from the Mayo clinic. Take notes on the special prepared sheet!

Each small group will transform the notes into 3 different bookmarks with the essential info. As a whole group, you will share your bookmarks and vote which designs to print and share.

Small groups will then compare/contrast the pyramids on a Venn diagram. You will share your Venn diagram with the whole group and discuss your findings.

Finally, small groups will design a mini-poster of a new food pyramid (or other shape/design). It will need to meet current nutritional standards and include your favorite foods. You will print and share your mini-poster with the whole group and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each design.