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141 resources with the keyterm cooking

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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 instructional activity, students use video, the Internet, and real world, hands-on learning activities to enhance their understanding of...
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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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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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For Teachers 4th - 5th
You could take the idea here literally and make "Rain Forest Popcorn Treats" with your young mathematicians. Or you could just do the math. How many batches of snacks do you need to make to feed a class of 37 on a field trip? And how...
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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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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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Children Cooking at Home: Developing Opinions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Excerpts from a New York Times article about children cooking dinner for their family can lead learners to express opinions about taking on real life responsibilities. The story will prompt discussion, but add more questions directed at...
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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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What a Relief Map

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a map using cookie dough. In this geography lesson, students research the physical features of a country, draw a diagram and design and create a map out of cookie dough.
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When Turtle Grew Feathers

For Teachers K
Students explore the theme of friendship as it relates to the story When Turtle Grew Feathers. For this friendship lesson plan, students discuss friendship, answer comprehension questions, and create their own friendship story.
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Let's Make Play Dough

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create their own play dough to use for art projects. In this art lesson, students measure, pour and mix the ingredients to make their own play dough. Then, students use the clay to create their own sculptures.
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Cooking with the Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners 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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Let's All Help (The Little Red Hen)

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Young scholars explore ways that children can help during mealtime preparation. In this adult health lesson, students discuss the benefits of letting children help. They view a cooking demo and implement what they learned at home.
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Cooking with WIC Foods

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students share ideas about how they use their WIC foods. For this adult health lesson, students discuss benefits of eating a healthy diet. They create recipes using WIC food supplies.
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Pretzel Mania

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this activity, students enhance their number and letter recognition. Students make letters and numbers with pretzel dough. Students prepare the pretzel dough, shape it, bake it, and eat it. In this activity, students test their...
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Spider Pretzels

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this cooking worksheet, learners read a recipe for a snack called Spider Pretzels. Using round crackers, peanut butter, stick pretzels and raisins, students follow the directions to make a spider they can eat.
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Mystery Recipe Lab

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of cooking a new recipe. The book "Cook-a-Doodle-Doo" is used to create the context for the lesson. They use the ingredients and recipe in the lesson and work in groups in...
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Mouthwatering Mollusks

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate various forms of aquatic life. They use four senses, touch, taste, smell, and observation to explore mollusks. Students cook and taste various types mollusks, such as mussels, scallops, and squid.
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Southern Plantation Cooking

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore life on a southern plantation, and the difficulties slaves encountered in food preparation. They make a sweet potato pie and discuss the uses of sweet potatoes instead of traditional fruits in southern cooking.
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How Far To Mount Katahdin (Part V)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the relationship of hiking/backpacking and caloric consumption as well as to develop an understanding of diet, nutrition, cooking and planning skills.
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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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¡A mezclar! ¡A mezclar!

For Teachers 2nd - 9th
Who doesn't like muffins!? Your kids can find out the basic steps of making muffins by putting together this small Spanish book. Learners can read the steps and color in the images. See the materials for two additional versions of the...
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The Scrambler: An Animation Example

For Students 3rd - 6th
Watch this fun animation about "The Scrambler." She is a determined scrambled egg maker.
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How to Make Ice Cream

For Students 3rd - 8th
A nice, hot day is the perfect time to learn how to make ice cream! Three students in this video demonstrate the different steps to make homemade ice cream. Yum!