Food Preparation Teacher Resources

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Your Environment, Your Health: Food Safety

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Did youknow that chicken causes the greatest risk of food-borne illness. The fourth unit in a six-part series addresses food safety. Scholars research common scenarios of food causing illness through the National Institute for Health....
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Kids in the Kitchen

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Too many cooks in the kitchen? Not here! Set up a cooking club at school using this 148-page guide that teaches food and kitchen safety, measurement techniques, and nutrition. Young chefs get their hands wet by participating in a variety...
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Interactive Food Webs

For Teachers 6th
Introduce the concept of food webs and chain reactions. Students explore a series of provided web sites and work collaboratively to complete an activity and worksheet. This is a supplemental activity to reinforce a larger instructional...
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Fresh Fruit Smoothie

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore healthy eating by researching recipes. In this fruit smoothie lesson, students utilize a blender, yogurt, cutting utensils and several different fruits to create a healthy drink which is good for the body. Students...
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Kitchen Inspection Exercise

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a Department of Health Inspection Form to evaluate a kitchen/food prepartion facility as individuals or teams. They research prevention of food born illness during food storage and food preparation including Hazard Analysis...
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Understanding the Major

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The purpose of university courses is not always clear. A comprehensive video presentation explains the importance of a well-rounded education and a complete college experience. Professionals discuss how their post-secondary educations...
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Why Do We Pass Gas?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Flatulence is a fact of life. But what exactly is happening in our bodies that produces this excess gas? Find out with this entertaining, yet educational, video that explores the different types of bacteria that aid digestion and the...
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How the Sandwich Was Invented

For Students 3rd - 12th
Sandwich: a delicious meal stacked with meats, cheeses, and veggies, or a parish in England? How about both! The sandwich was invented in—yes, you got it—Sandwich, by John Montagu. Watch this creative and inventive video that gives a...
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Rice is Nice

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore Japanese foods through fairy tales, fiction and nonfiction books, cooking meals and eating with chopsticks. After all of the creative ideas have been utilized, the class holds a tea party for parents in the classroom.
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Hot Chocolate Testing

For Students 5th - 7th
In this set of science experiment worksheets, students examine and record nutrition information from a number of labels off of hot chocolate mixes. They follow follow the directions to participate in a taste and dissolving ability tests...
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Dietician/Nutritionist

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the difference between a dietician and a nutritionist and then examine how these professionals serve the community. A PowerPoint presentation and accompanying worksheet are provided to teach this career exploration material. A...
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Family Recipes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
After interviewing family members, elementary and middle schoolers type up a family recipe using the Smart Notebook template provided. Then they should use the Kidspiration template to write a narrative about their recipe, along with...
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Folklife

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders learn North Carolina folklore, traditions, war activities, local legends, superstitions, food preparation traditions, art, songs and dances which are unique to the area. They make an ancestor chart, a paper quilt, and give...
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Good Health

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students complete a unit with cross-curricular activities to learn about a healthy body and maintaining their health. In this health lesson, students complete 8 lessons to learn about good health, a healthy diet, healthy foods, healthy...
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Lesson 24: HIV/AIDS & Other STDs - Day 1: Germs & Risk

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This first lesson on sexually transmitted diseases focuses on germs, what they are, how they travel, and methods of protecting oneself from germs.
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Field Trip!: A Visit to the Grocery Store

For Teachers K
Students discover that foods are organized into groups of similar items by developing vocabulary to enhance verbal discussion i.e., real experiences provide the foundation for thoughtful discussion and critical thinking. They then...
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Agriculture Careers

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the careers available in the agricultural field. In this agriculture field lesson, students study the jobs required to getting a food product into someone's kitchen. Students select an agriculture career from a list and...
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Madrigal Dinners

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate Medieval times. In this world history lesson, students discuss what a madrigal dinner was and what madrigals were. Students role play being a part of a madrigal dinner with pretend food and real life music they used...
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Imagery Instruction

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study how imagery affects their comprehension of stories. They participate in a guided journey of The Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body. They compare the information from the book and their guided journey.
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Yummy Math

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young mathematicians use bags of Skittles to help them gain practice in graphing and organizing data. They work in pairs, and after they have counted and organized their Skittles, they access a computer program which allows them to print...
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Water: Liquid or Solid?

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate how water can be both a liquid and a solid. They weigh popsicles and observe them as they write in their science journals. They measure the liquid as the popsicle melts and refreeze them to change them back...
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Thanksgiving Turkey Napkin Holder

For Teachers 1st
Studens create turkey napkin holders. They discuss how Thanksgiving originated and why we celebrate this holiday. They create their napkin holders using craft sticks, glue guns, construction paper, feathers, and glitter.
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StreamWatch

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify major components of a stream study and determine overall health of stream, identify major impacts of human activity on the health of a stream, successfully use field equipment in accumulation of data and write a lab...
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Comic Life With Kenzuke's Kingdom

For Teachers 3rd
Kenzuke's Kingdom is a wonderful adventure about a boy sailing around the world, it's also the focus of this lesson. Students read the novel as a class then use the Comic Life website to create a two-page comic based on the story. This...

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