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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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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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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 plan has groups of students build and test a variety of solar...
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Proper Measuring Techniques with Correct Equipment

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There is no better way to contextualize fractions than in a real-life situation. Learners demonstrate their ability to convert, measure, and determine fractional equivalents as they pertain to both liquid and dry measurements, as needed...
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Taco Grande

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
What do you use to chop an onion or brown the meat? Learners with special needs read through a taco recipe, then use it to complete three different academic development activities. They circle the best utensil for the job, match each...
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Pizza Sticks

For Students 9th - 12th
Kids won't just follow a recipe to increase their cooking ability, they'll use it to locate information in a text. They read the simple recipe, then use information from the recipe to fill in the blanks in a story that shows one person...
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Ham and Cheese Puffs

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A simple cooking recipe can become an entire lesson when you have your class discuss following directions, measuring, and basic cooking skills. Intended for a special education audience, this simple dish can help build basic independent...
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How To Make an Apple Pie and See the World

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students have a class discussion on how the variety of foods we use on a daily basis come from all over the world. They identify foods that they are familiar with that come from other places.
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Cooking Up Something Good

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers compare and convert units of measurement within the United States customary system and within the metric system by baking cookies. Students discuss how to double the cookie recipe, how to make only half of the recipe,...
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Green Eggs and Purple Bacon

For Teachers 1st
First graders read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. The class cooks and eats green eggs and ham. They imagine a dish and write a recipe using a logical sequence. They type, illustrate, and compile recipes into a class cookbook.
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Advanced Measuring - The "Prequel"

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Drill your cooking class with the use of equivalent measurements using a variety of methods. Included are two different equivalent games, worksheets, a PowerPoint, and a recipe to scale. Use them all, or browse the associated resources...
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Kooky Kooking

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
There are lots of learning opportunities built into a cooking lesson. Here is one that has kids dictate their own versions of real recipes. The emphasis is on having fun with this, so some of the recipes may look a bit strange! Pupils...
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Kids in the Kitchen

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Young chefs choose from a variety of ingredients to prepare a snack. Using soft peeled fruit, juice, crushed ice, sugar, dried fruit, dry ceral and nuts, learners experiment and make their own concoctions. This lesson would be especially...
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Ready, Steady, Cook!

For Students 4th - 6th
When paired with a trip to Aston Hall's kitchen, this activity is a good way to practice recall and descriptive language. Without literally being in the kitchen, it could actually be an even better activity! Students could use their...
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Food Science, Scientific Method: Reliability and Validity in Empirical Research

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Secondary learners explore food science by conducting an experiment using the scientific method and creating a science fair project based on their findings. They learn about food technology and modern research development. They...
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The Learning Network Fill-In: When the Food Writer Is a Ghost

For Students 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to ghostwriting while practicing comprehension. From The New York Times' The Learning Network, this article covers the topic of ghostwriting for cookbooks. There are blank spaces and a word bank. Learners can use the...
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Salads

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Use a PowerPoint presentation to introduce the classifications for salads in our culture. Viewers take notes and then work through the ratio of ingredients in a vinaigrette salad dressing. Finally, they mix up the vinaigrette. This...
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Recipe Conversions-Enrichment Worksheet

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A recipe for Chocolate Chewies, a no-bake cookie, is provided, but the ingredients are not written in useable amounts. Your cooking class must first convert them into useable amounts before preparing the treat. The final product acts as...
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MyPlate

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A nice, neat PowerPoint accompanies this lesson plan, explaining each of the MyPlate dietary recommendations. Another PowerPoint gives the class the opportunity to apply the concepts of MyPlate on a worksheet. Recipes are provided for...
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Small Appliances Unit

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An informative, but not particularly academic, unit about how to use a variety of kitchen appliances. Information about each appliance is given in a handout, as well as instructions for use and a few comprehension questions. This set of...
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Stocks, Sauces, Soups

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Written for a food and nutrition class, this resource has young chefs prepare chicken noodle soup. It begins by teaching vocabulary required for making soups, sauces, and stocks, as well as how to calculate percentages from given ratios....
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The Dietary Guidelines (2010)

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In a mini-lab, the class will prepare Hawaiian Haystacks to eat. A note-taking worksheet is included for learners to use during a PowerPoint presentation about six basic dietary guidelines. Most of the time required for this activity is...
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Cooking Your Favorite Meal - Vocabulary and Discussion Lesson for English Students of All Ages

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is a great idea that incorporates cooking, recipe reading, content specific vocabulary, and culture. The class defines cooking related vocabulary, discusses the food they eat, then develop a recipe of their own. This is a great way...
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Holiday Cooking Lessons

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Spice up lessons with seasonal recipes and cooking.