Food And Nutrition
Strand 2 Standard 1
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
The students will review the operation, use and care of the microwave by preparing a complete meal in the microwave.
Ingredients needed for each unit to prepare lab:
Make sure the microwave ovens are plugged into their own outlet and wired accordingly to prevent blowing any fuses as several will be operating at length during lab.
Plan for lab and know how to use and operate the microwave oven.
Knowledge of operating, use and care of microwave oven in the preparation of foods
The student will demonstrate the basic principles of cooking, operating, use and care of the microwave in the preparation of food.
Since this is a two day lab, correct the Microwave Crossword Puzzle.
Hand out the quiz and allow enough time for the students to match-by identifying the correct reason by making the statement correct in each of the twelve cooking microwave concepts. Correct quiz.
Read and explain the Microwave Potato Lab. Ingredients should be available on supply table for students to complete lab.
Allow enough time for the students to prepare, eat and clean-up before leaving.