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Measurement

Students will explore fractions, measure the volume and weight of ingredients, and practice measurement skills while making chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. Students can practice at home with our Oatmeal Cake recipe.

Download by Chapter: Science Curriculum

students using scale

Measurement

Students will explore fractions, measure the volume and weight of ingredients, and practice measurement skills while making chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. Students can practice at home with our Oatmeal Cake recipe.

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Food Safety

Students will discover how fast microorganisms grow at different temperatures while practicing good food safety and sanitation to help keep friends, family and themselves safe. At home, students can conduct a Clean Kitchen Test.

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Vegetables

Students will learn about the nutrition and science of cooking vegetables. In class, they will make a healthy snack, test acid and bases in vegetable cooking, and try out their scientific soup. At home, they can learn how to cook carrots and make Silly Chili.

boy eating apple

Fruits

Students will learn about the nutrition and science of fruits. In class, they will conduct an experiment with oxidation and a prune taste test. At home, they can make a fruit dessert and a fun trail mix.

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Milk and Cheese

Students will taste test milks, learn how to read food labels, and make cheese. At home, they can learn how to make fruit milkshakes and a cottage cheese gelatin salad.

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Meat, Poultry and Fish

Students will learn about the fat content of various meats, that not all hotdogs are the same, and about various fish and omega-3 fatty acids. In class, they will make a pizza casserole and salmon spread, and hotdog soup and salmon patties at home.

girl breaking egg in bowl

Eggs

Students will explore and measure the parts of an egg, as well as learn about egg benefits and safe handling. They will also get to see how an egg changes form when you beat it and what egg white foams can be used for in cooking and baking. At home, they can make creamed eggs and omelet squares.

boy eating ice cream

Fats

Students will learn about healthy and unhealthy fats, to include how to read a nutrition facts label, and will experiment with emulsifiers. In class, they will do an ice cream taste test, and at home they can make garden vegetable dressing, rainbow pasta salad, and chocolate ice cream!

boy eating pasta

Grains

Students will  learn about the parts of whole grains, and how to choose a healthy cereal by reading nutrition facts labels. In class, they will make brown rice and conduct a pasta taste test. At home, they can make crunchy cereal bars, brown rice casserole, and spaghetti with meatballs.

girl chef holding pizza

Meal Management

Students will learn how to plan a healthy meal covering the major food groups, as well as how to budget and shop for ingredients. They will also learn what they should be eating in their daily diet. At home, they can plan their own menus.

Download by Chapter: Mathematic Curriculum

girl with rulers

Measurement

Students will explore measurements and fractions by planning a potato plot. They will also observe how a potato grows and adjusts to its environment and record observations over a 4-week period.

Download by Chapter: Mathematic Curriculum

girl with rulers

Measurement

Students will explore measurements and fractions by planning a potato plot. They will also observe how a potato grows and adjusts to its environment and record observations over a 4-week period.

students eating lunch

Food Safety

Students will learn about microorganisms that can grow in foods and make you sick. Students will practice ratios and pickle cucumbers.

girl picking carrots in garden

Vegetables

Students will learn about growing a garden, including the importance of the soil pH. They will test soil pH as well as grow spinach, observing changes over 5 weeks.

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Fruits

Students will use division to calculate ingredients for an applesauce recipe. They will make their own applesauce and record observations with each step.

girl with glass of milk

Milk and Cheese

Students will learn about good bacteria in food and how milk is used to make yogurt. They will make their own yogurt and record their observations with each step.

boy feeding chicken

Meat, Poultry and Fish

Students will calculate the protein requirements in chicken feed, as well as the amount of feed chickens need at different ages and weights. They will conduct a taste test of chicken nuggets and chicken tenders.

boy holding hen and egg

Eggs

Students will measure and observe the differences and similarities between different eggs, as well as the changes a hardboiled egg shows after being stored in vinegar.

kid stirring butter in bowl

Fats

Students will learn about emulsion and saturated fat. They will make their own butter, recording their observations with each step.

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Grains

Students will learn about the parts of corn and what makes popcorn pop. They will use multiplication in their popcorn prediction, and then conduct a popcorn taste test.

kid holding potatoes in garden

Meal Management

Students will learn about how food is grown and transported all over the world. They will use multiplication to see how transportation affects the cost of food, and will make their own potato wedges, recording their observations with each step.

Bonus Food & Nutrition Cards

Food and nutrition cards

Food & Nutrition Cards

Food and nutrition activities that explore 9 core FoodMASTER topics: measurement, food safety, vegetables, fruits, grains, protein, dairy, fats & oils, and meal management. Activities are geared toward grades 3 – 5, but adaptable for grades 6 – 8 as well.

 

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Bonus Food & Nutrition Cards

Food and nutrition cards

Food & Nutrition Cards

Food and nutrition activities that explore 9 core FoodMASTER topics: measurement, food safety, vegetables, fruits, grains, protein, dairy, fats & oils, and meal management. Activities are geared toward grades 3 – 5, but adaptable for grades 6 – 8 as well.

 

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