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Mascil Project

Molecular Gastronomy - Science in the Kitchen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some say cooking is an art—and a science! Scholars scope out the savory subject of molecular gastronomy with a series of related activities. The teacher's guide contains printable worksheets and helpful tips for implementing the lesson.
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Unit Plan
Winnipeg Health

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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Unit Plan
Cooking Matters

Exploring Food Together

For Teachers K - 6th
Teach children what cooking is and how to safely prepare their favorite foods. An innovative cooking resource is packed full of activities that allow young chefs to get their hands on some food and get creative. From guacamole to mini...
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Unit Plan
American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

That’s Fresh

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Whether your class members want to learn how to make better sack lunches, gourmet Italian dinners, or regional specials, a set of cooking lesson plans is sure to serve up their interests. As cooks work through the series of lessons, they...
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State of Victoria

Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: PreK-3 Curriculum Support

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
From examining how much sugar is in foods and looking at fruit and vegetable varieties to making mini rainbow tarts, this unit provides youngsters with a fabulous overview of proper nutrition and eating habits.
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Unit Plan
State of Victoria

Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: 4-6 Curriculum Support

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
How much water should we drink every day? How can food preparation be both healthy and satisfying? Check out this great 10-lesson unit which not only covers the body's need for water, but also includes lessons on tasting and storing...
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Unit Plan
CCEA

Home Economics: Teen Building

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Learners explore the emotional and nutritional needs of teenagers in a six-lesson unit, which covers such topics as food sources, cooking skills, emotional well-being, and the positive effect of food and family occasions. 
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Lesson Plan
Washington State Department of Health

Let's Cook!

For Teachers K - 7th
Recipes, tasting activities, images of fruits and veggies, fun food facts... you name it, this resource has it! Your class will be cooking up wonderful dishes in no time with these materials. Included here are recipes, handouts,...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Cooking Skills: Special Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using the microwave, boiling water for pasta, and using a knife to make a sandwich are all independent living skills. Prepare your special needs students for life by having them prepare three easy-to-cook items. Each skill is laid out as...
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Lesson Plan
NTTI

Hey Good Lookin', Whatchya Got Cookin'?

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
What better way to explore working with fractions then by using them when cooking? In this lesson, students use video, the Internet, and real world, hands-on learning activities to enhance their understanding of multiplying and dividing...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Child Nutrition Unit

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How much fun can you have teaching adolescents about nutrition? Try taking them to work with preschoolers for an hour! This 4-day mini-unit about the importance of nutrition early in life culminates with a field trip. It was written for...
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Curated OER

Cooking with the Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore using energy from the sun for heating and cooking as they build and compare the performance of four solar cooker designs. This excellent two-day lesson has groups of students build and test a variety of solar cookers....
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Activity
PBS

Reading Adventure Pack: Weather

For Parents 1st - 2nd Standards
A reading adventure pack, featuring a fiction and nonfiction book focuses on the weather. Scholars read Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett and Seymour Simon and then complete three creative activities. Participants craft...
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Activity
PBS

Reading Adventure Pack: Cooking

For Parents 1st - 2nd Standards
A Reading Adventure Pack focuses on cooking. Scholars participate in three hands-on activities after reading the fiction book Easy as Pie by Cari Best and the nonfiction book How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? by Chris Butterworth....
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Activity
PBS

Reading Adventure Pack: Food

For Parents K Standards
An activity packet about food begins with reading two texts: Stone Soup by Marcia Brown or John Muth and Where Does Food Come From? by Shelley Rotner and Gary Goss. Learners then take part in three activities. They design a puzzle...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Food and Cooking Safety: Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
A cut and paste activity emphasizes the importance of safety precautions while cooking and baking. After reading several kid-friendly articles, class members cut 10 safety ingredients to paste on the pot's corresponding shape.
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Lesson Plan
Nemours KidsHealth

Food and Cooking Safety: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In instructional activity one, scholars read articles, brainstorm a list of tips, then vote on the most important ones. Using those tips, the class creates a mural detailing them with magazine cutouts. Lesson two challenges pupils to...
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Activity
American Museum of Natural History

Edible Earth

For Students 6th - 12th
Create an edible model of the Earth using crispy rice cereal, marshmallows, and chocolate, yum! Model layers include the outer core, inner core, mantle, and crust. 
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Nemours KidsHealth

Food Safety: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The flu or food poisoning? Middle schoolers learn how to safely prepare, cook, clean up, and store food with a lesson plan that has them first read articles about food safety. Partners create a video that shows them modeling these steps...
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Activity
Museum of Science

Solar Cooker

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
A warm, sunny day is perfect for eating great food and learning about science at the same time. Future engineers build solar cookers to prepare food using the Sun's rays. They learn how energy converts from solar energy to thermal energy.
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Activity
Harper Collins

Narnia Recipes: Turkish Delight

For Students 3rd - 8th
In The Chronicles of Narnia, Edmund Pevensie is willing to sell his family for Turkish Delight. A simple recipe helps recreate the delicacy mentioned in the story. Children can decide if it is worth selling their own families to get some.
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Worksheet
Mathed Up!

Ratio

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Practice makes proficient! Here, scholars practice their ratio skills to convert measurements while cooking. Nine problems make up a nine-page document equipped with clear instructions and advice for successful completion while working...
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Family Time: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Support English language development with a family-themed unit consisting of a series of lessons designed to get your scholars moving, looking, speaking, writing, and listening. Conversation topics include birthdays, family...
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Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters: For Chefs and Kids

For Teachers K - 8th
Get your scholars cooking with a collection of activities that pairs the class to a community chef, promotes healthy snacking and drinking, and explores fruits and vegetables. Lower elementary learners create vegetable super heroes,...