Activities

Series Introduction

Meet the Characters

Join the Cultivators, an elite team of five young rebels, in their fight to protect and preserve the nutritious and delicious food in the galaxy! During the team’s epic journey, they rely on the teen earthling Tricket and her sidekick Lo-Fi for help along the way. Tricket guides students in learning about nutrition and making healthy choices with help from celebrity chefs, Youtube stars, and musicians.

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Classroom

Your students will love learning key science, language arts, and health standards through fun and engaging classroom activities incorporating music, animation and live-action segments from the RAD Lands series.

Plant Power!

Two kids examining a plant

Target Audience: Grades 3-5

Activity Duration: 30-45 minutes

Through observation and analysis about the importance of plants in their lives, students will explore the process of photosynthesis. Students will apply their understanding by creating a model and constructing a written argument. Students will explain the role of plants to human growth and development. Finally, students will evaluate how to make healthy choices incorporating plants in their school lunch.

Making Healthy Food Choices

Food on a table

Target Audience: Grades 3-5

Activity Duration: 30-45 minutes

Students will explore the components of healthy eating by creating a model of the food groups referenced in the Choose My Plate materials from the USDA. Using their models, students will analyze how to make healthy choices incorporating examples of foods within each group and creating tips to encourage healthy choices. Using RAD Land movie segments, students will evaluate healthy snacks.

Family

Looking for a creative way to explore healthier food choices with your family? Try the family snack challenge! See which family member can make the healthiest (and tastiest) snack.

Ready, Set, Cook!

A woman and kid at a kitchen table

Target Audience: Grades 3-5

Activity Duration: Varies

Students will explore the components of healthy eating by creating a model of the food groups referenced in the Choose My Plate materials from the USDA. Using their models, students will analyze how to make healthy choices incorporating examples of foods within each group and creating tips to encourage healthy choices. Using RAD Land movie segments, students will evaluate healthy snacks.