FCS 6th Grade
2 class periods of 45 minutes each
The term nutrition covers a broad spectrum of information. One of the best ways to analyze the nutrition found in a food is to compare it to the nutrition found in similar food.
Read through the entire attachment and decide which information and supplies you wish to use.
Review the information in the attachment with the students.
Basic cooking skills.
Students will learn to compare the nutrition of different products.
Nutritious Snack Lab - Popcorn
Begin the lab by preparing a batch of popcorn in a hot air popper. During the popcorn cooking process, discuss and/or reinforce some of the food science and/or nutritious principles involved such as: