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Young scholars research the most common methods of food preservation. They conduct experiments to observe food spoilage and compare types of preservation. They identify hygienic food handling procedures.
4-H Food Science- Advanced Activity
In this advanced activity food science worksheet sets, students complete a food find word search puzzle, and practice food photography as they investigate it as a career. They examine food preservation methods through a food preservation true and false activity, play a nutrient game, and complete a food service career search.
Food Preservation: Food Science, Canning, Gardening
Learners consider the procedures and safety issues involved in food preservation. They conduct experiments in canning, freezing and drying. If everyone can preserve food utilizing a variety of methods and science principles, the lesson will have served its purpose. Many excellent attachments are embedded in this plan.
High schoolers examine the variety of food preservation methods available today. In groups, they participate in an experiment to determine the conditions that encourage or stop the growth of bacteria. To end the lessons, they discuss the importance of perserving food.
Food For Keeps
Students explore food. In this processed and fresh foods lesson plan, students discover how some foods are processed and how they differ from fresh food. The complete group activities and an individual reading assignment. This lesson plan includes background information, a reading excerpt with worksheet, and a list of vocabulary words.
Food For Keeps
Students investigate the concept of food preservation. They use the internet to conduct research, specifically the methods of processing the students' favorite foods. They are introduced to the project using realia like beef jerky and other processed foods.
4-H Advanced Food Science Activity Pages
In this 4-H food science learning exercise, learners examine how food works in the body, find out about food preservation methods, and investigate careers in the food industry. They complete a word search, practice food photography, answer true and false questions, and complete a food service career search by interviewing a food service worker. This resource provides a list of extension activities, service ideas, and resources. While created for 4-H, this resource could be adapted for classroom use.
Preserving the Harvest: Dry it Out!
Students explore how people preserved their food in the past. In food preservation instructional activity, students create different models that enable someone to dry out food, such as a food dehydrator. Students also learn how to prepare different foods to be dried out.
A Safe Food Supply? Is Your Food Safe to Eat?
Viewers of this slide show learn that pesticides used on food crops can be harmful, but that there are certain allowable levels that should not be hazardous. They find out the rigorous process of inspection that meat must go through before being sold to the public. Additionally, they learn about food additives: hormones, antibiotics, and preservatives. The last segment of the slide show delves into different methods of food preservation. Use this in a health class to help teens understand where their food comes from.
Convenience Foods and The Role of Preservatives
Students examine the role of packaging, additives, and preservatives in food preservation specifically pizza. They experiment with bread to determine the effect of preservative on it.
Convenience Foods and The Role of Preservatives
Young scholars identify the convenience food components of pizza and the role packaging and additives play in the preservation of foods. In this food preservation lesson, students view and investigate packaging of food products. They research food preservatives and their role in keeping food fresh longer.
Food for Keeps
Third graders investigate food preservation methods while making beef jerky. They discuss food preservation methods used in the past.
4-H Food Science- Intermediate Activity
For this nutrition worksheet set, students complete a dinner detective nutrient fill in the blank, a food safety true or false page, and plan a picnic with food safety rules in mind. They investigate careers that involve food safety.
Students examine the different food canning methods and how to be safe canning. For this canning lesson students examine the hazards of improperly canning.
Chapter 16, Food Biotechnology
Although the points given on these slides are valid, the visual accessibility is poor. Consequently, many viewers would be distracted or entirely unable to view the presentation. The content is a review of microorganisms and their specific interactions in food. It could be adapted or changed to complement your junior high class.
Our Food and Microorganisms
Students answer questions about how microorganisms can affect our food supply and how they can be controlled. The first set of inquiry activities are directed by the teacher. Subsequent activities are based on students generating their own questions.
Youngsters look into how and why food was preserved in the past. They try their hand at drying food, which is still a widely-used method for preserving food. There is an excellent set of instructions embedded in the plan which will lead groups of learners through the process of drying fruit. An excellent, hands-on lesson!
The Science and Technology of Food
Young scholars examine the guidelines the United States Department of Agriculture places on food. In groups, they create a list of the foods they consume and discuss the political and environmental implications of purchasing the food. They use the internet to research the food situation around the world and how food is stored and transported. To end the lesson, they discover how to be better food consumers to help protect areas of the world facing malnutrition and political unrest.
Key Ingredients: America By Food
In this set of five lessons, students analyze the important of food traditions, identity, and history. Students analyze how food traditions contribute to family identity, investigate family food traditions through interviews, and compare and contrast the food traditions of different families. In this lesson, students also examine factors that lead to regional food traditions, research the food traditions of different states, and compare and contrast them.
Why Preserve Biodiversity?
Students discuss the importance of maintaining ecosystems and explore the various arguments that people make in favor of preserving the Earth's biodiversity. They view photos of endangered species on the Internet and write persuasive essays.