Since the new FDA food guide recommendations came out we’ve all scrambled to revamp our nutrition lessons to meet the new requirements. Since it has been a few months there are new resources available that you should be aware of. You’ll find links, lesson plans, power points, worksheets, and products to help you stay on top of the changes.
Based on the My Lifetime show, Project Accessory this lesson will challenge your students to design accessories for an outfit of their choice. The objective of this lesson is to test student’s design skills and practical application of the elements and principles of design and color. Skills required: matching colors & patterns, sewing, construction, neatness, flexibility, adaptability.
The holiday season can be stressful for us as the students get riled up in anticipation of school break, classes get shorter making it hard to cram our lessons into half days, and our personal lives get busy. I personally view holidays as a way to celebrate with students and take some of the pressure off of the normal academia pacing that at this time of the semester can leave us all exhausted. Here are a few holiday ideas to either help your department raise money, fit in some extra holiday excitement, or comply with a half day schedule.
This is an investigative project for students to research specific food borne illnesses in more depth and then visually showcase them through Animoto, a free site that turns photos and video clips into professional video slideshows in minutes.
Time Frame: 1.5 Hour block Objective The student will prepare and evaluate a recipe of meatballs according to the skills and techniques they have learned in meat cookery. Set Show a short video on how to make meatballs like this…
There are thousands of ways to teach safety and sanitation to your students. This lesson is primarily lecture with fill in the blank notes and a safety cartoon for homework to reinforce what they learned.
Prepare this delicious sausage lasagna as a take home meal fundraiser or in your student restaurant. Read more for tips on how to make this fundraiser a success and download a profit spreadsheet to get you started.
Time Frame: 2 blocks Objective: Given a demonstration on how to make an apple pie, students will make their own pie with 90% accuracy and evaluate factors that affect pie results. National Standard: 8.4 Demonstrate planning menu items based on…
Engage your students in a lively discussion of labor and delivery methods and practices. Students will learn the sequential events of delivery and watch a real delivery.
The new “Choose My Plate” campaign has been launched starring a colorful yet simple place setting. The cost of changing the food recommendation icon for the US is $2 million dollars. Hopefully the money spent on this campaign will pay off in health care savings as people use this new food guide to eat healthier. That’s where Family and Consumer Science teachers come into play. Teachers have power to influence, train, and instruct students in the right way to do lots of things.