Food Preservation Teacher Resources
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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.
4th - 5th Health 18 Views 15 Downloads
Learners 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.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 23 Downloads
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.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 14 Downloads
4-H Advanced Food Science Activity Pages
In this 4-H food science worksheet, 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.
7th - 10th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 155 Downloads
Convenience Foods and The Role of Preservatives
Students 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.
6th - 12th Science 11 Views 39 Downloads
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.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 28 Views 128 Downloads
Preserving the Harvest: Dry it Out!
Students explore how people preserved their food in the past. In food preservation lesson, 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.
3rd - 6th Health 4 Views 7 Downloads
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.
2nd - 5th Science 6 Views 13 Downloads
History of Biotechnology
Ancient, classical, and modern methods of biotechnological methods are introduced in this science PowerPoint. Students should be interested to see how advanced people have been through the ages in adapting their methods to procure agriculture, medicine, and food production more efficiently.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
When I Was Young in Appalachia
Students read books about growing up in Appalachia and discuss the concept of self-sufficiency. They make braided rugs from T-shirts, cornhusck dolls, and log cabins from Lincoln logs. They also write booklets about Appalachia.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 38 Downloads
FACS: From Milk to Cheese & Seed to Shelf (Ag)
Young scholars explore eight Career and Technical areas and make connections with business, family and consumers, and technology. They examine and describe how agriculture and natural resources impact our quality of life. Students recognize and explain how the agricultural system works and identify related corresponding careers in agricultural and forestry production.
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 9 Views 34 Downloads
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.
9th - 12th Health 21 Views 30 Downloads
When I Was Young In Appalachia
Students comapre and contrast the lifestyles of the people of the Applachian region with their own community through in-class discussions, creative projects, hands-on activities, food preservation, homemade remedies, home construction, and mountain music and instruments.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads