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140 resources with the keyterm cooking

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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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Share the Shaking-Butter Making

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create butter. In this butter making lesson, students investigate historical methods of making butter. Students learn differences between modern methods of making butter and historical methods.
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Skills Needed For Good Work Habits: Following Directions

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Following directions are a key skill set for building good work habits. Intended for a special education class, this activity allows learners to practice following directions as a good work habit. They help make a simple recipe first by...
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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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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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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.
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For the Love of the Gingerbread Man

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here are some fun ways to make an exploration of The Gingerbread Man a motivating experience.
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A Recipe for Success: Cooking with Your Class

For Teachers 1st - 6th
When you cook with your class, you build community while improving language arts and math skills.
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Young Engineers: Understanding Engineering Through Cooking

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore different engineering careers. In this math lesson, 2nd graders create a winning cooking recipe. They role play a mock cookie sale during the culminating event.
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Family Staples: Hide and Seek Pancakes

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students cook rolled pancakes and practice  culinary skills that promote an integration in a variety of foods.  In this cooking lesson, students develop the skill of properly measuring and mixing ingredients . Students then gather...
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"Using Manipulatives and/or Technology to Solve Math Problems" by Cooking a Dinner

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students multiply fractions. For this fraction lesson students create conversions in recipes by multiplying fractions. Students read labels of ingredients and make adjustments to recipes according to how many servings they need to make.
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Cooking Cranberry Pudding

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore colonial cooking.  In this cross curriculum George Washington and colonial America history instructional activity, students follow a recipe for cranberry pudding, a possible favorite of George and Martha Washington....
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Mmm Mmm Good

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders follow a recipe.  In this cooking lesson, 2nd graders are given a recipe and ingredients to prepare food. Students will reflect on their experience in their journals.
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Food Pyramid

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine the food pyramid. In this healthy diet lesson, students view the food pyramid and discuss healthy eating. Students find examples of healthy food in magazines and share their findings. Students plan healthy means and...
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What a Relief Map

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a map using cookie dough. For 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.