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Teen Food Lab

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 70 minutes.

Group Size:
Small Groups


Students will learn how to make homemade tacos.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Food And Nutrition II
Strand 2 Standard 1

Identify the changing nutritional needs across the life span.


  • Bell Ringer for each student
  • Food needed for lab (see lesson plan for details)
  • Tacos Recipe
  • Lab Sheets

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will learn how to make homemade tacos.

Instructional Procedures:
Teacher and student step-by-step instructions are found below in the "Teen Food Lab Lesson Plan" attachment.


Assessment Plan:
As the students are cooking, assess their cooking skills with measuring, safety, following directions and working well together as a group. Fill out the lab sheet and give each kitchen a grade for the experience.

Vikki Masters

Created Date :
Aug 03 2012 17:34 PM