Foodworks
Targeted Project/Life Skills

  Activity Life skill Project skill Academic Standards
Healthy food selection
1a.Cooking with children
1b. Finding help
1c. More than vegetables
Exercising leadership
Being a responsible citizen
Managing resources
Conducting a food preparation activity for young children
Identifying local programs that offer food or nutrition assistance to pregnant women
Making bean burritos
Reading (7) Listening & speaking (10.7.4)
Sociology (7) Social problems (S.7.8)
Reading (2) Comprehension
Smart food purchasing
2a. Precycle before you recycle!
2b. Divide in two
2c. Food budgets
2d. Eating out
Being a responsible citizen
Managing resources
Making decisions
Making decisions
Understanding TV commercial messages
Determining sources of sugar in different foods
Reading food labels
Comparing costs
Environmental science (1) Princles of environmental science (Env.1.28)
Mathematics - Connections
Mathematics - Connections
Mathematics - Communications
Food safety and science
3a. When the power's out
3b. Turkey safety
3c. Marinade madness
Communicating
Mastering technology
Using scientific methods
Learning what to do when the freezer stops
Cooking a turkey
Marinating meat
Reading (7) Listening & speaking (12.7.16)
Science - The nature of science & technology
Science- Scientific thinking
Food preparation
4a. Meat loaf
4b. Oven-baked fish
4c. Perfect pies
4d. Sizzling chicken
Planning and organizing
Completing a task
Mastering technology
Mastering technology
Making meat loaf
Baking fish
Making a double-crusted apple pie
Making oven-roasted chicken and vegetables
Reading (2) Comprehension
Reading (2) Comprehension
Reading (2) Comprehension
Reading (2) Comprehension
Food preservation
5a. Pressure canning
5b. Jelly jamboree
5c. Freezer smarts
Mastering technology
Managing resources
Managing resources
Canning snap beans
Making jelly without added pectin
Making planovers
Science (1) The nature of science & technology
Reading (2) Comprehension
Science (2) Scientific thinking
Careers and foods around the world
6a. Cater-a-party
6b. Planning with exchanges
6c. Greek baklava
6d. Mexican flan
Applying leadership skills
Planning and organizing
Valuing diversity
Valuing diversity
Planning and catering a party
Working with the exchange system
Making Greek baklava
Making flan
Sociology (8) Individual & community
Science (2) Scientific thinking
Sociology - Culture
Sociology - Culture

 

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