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CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education Curriculum
Food And Nutrition II
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Strand 3
Explore the purposes of planning meals: provide good nutrition, control cost, and present a complete dining experience. (STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Standard 1
Discuss planning meals to provide good nutrition. (Refer to Foods 1 Strand 6 for general information. Consider individual dietary needs discussed in Foods 2 Strand 2.)
  • Consumerism - Labeling Lab With Convenience Food
    Preparing a Calzone with a convenience food for the dough, sauce and cheese; then applying the information to create own personal nutrition label to include all of the foods into one label.
  • Consumerism Lecture
    Students will be introduced to different strategies that will help them become better consumers.
  • Family Life Cycle and Health Concerns Test
    Testing the student's knowledge on the nutritional needs of an individual as they change through the life cycle and identify foods eaten in the diet that may help prevent, control or have an impact on some of the health concerns that may affect individuals throughout their life.
  • Meal Planning
    This lesson includes supplementary information for teachers in regards to meal planning.
  • Meal Planning Lecture
    Students will be introduced to the various elements needed when planning a suitable meal for their family.
  • Shopping-Unit Pricing
    The student will be able to compare the unit price of one item to another for the purpose of purchasing the most st cost effective product.

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