Food Pyramid: HS.114 : How Organizations Are Structured--Components of a Local Program (1) (PDF) | (PPT)
The USDA has separated food into six major segments or groups, just like agricultural education is separated into three major segments. Just like the foods groups all work in harmony with one another, and it is not good to get too many of one food group, the same is true with Agricultural Education. A student should have an equal share of all three Agricultural Education components. Ex. FFA/SAE/Lab
Food Pyramid: MS.16 : Understanding Healthy Eating Habits (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)
The food pyramid is designed to provide guidelines for serving sizes and porportion. This ties into this lesson on healthy eating habits.