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
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
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
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
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.
9th - 12th Science
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
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
Food Safety Lab
Learners use the scientific method to investigate the role of temperature in microbial growth. In this food preservation lesson, students set up an experiment with fruit in room temperature and in a refrigerator. They record the temperature and humidity of the environments over several days as they look for signs of decay.
7th - 12th Science
How Fruits Store Energy: Science and Cooking Experiments
Students compare the ways plants and animals use and replenish energy. In this nutrition, plants, and cooking biology instructional activity, students perform a series of taste testing experiments to distinguish the differences between starches and sugars.
3rd - 5th Science
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
Food For Keeps
Students explore food. In this processed and fresh foods lesson, 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 includes background information, a reading excerpt with worksheet, and a list of vocabulary words.
6th - 8th Science
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
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
FACS: From Milk to Cheese & Seed to Shelf (Ag)
Students 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
The Progressive Era: Muckrakers Grade 8
As you explore an excerpt from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle with your class, discuss how his descriptions of the meat-packing industry caught the public's attention and helped to promote change in the Progressive Era.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed