It’s Saturday morning and Iris is expecting a visit from her Aunt Mary, who she likes to call “Plant Mary” because she’s a plant scientist. Today Aunt Mary wants to experiment with making whole wheat sourdough bread from scratch! As the family kitchen transforms into a bread lab, Iris is surprised that bread needs only
Get kids talking about the science of food, the five food groups, and what a healthy meal looks like. Answering questions like “Why are so many vegetables green?,” “What’s the difference between brown bread and white bread?,” and “Why do beans make you gassy?,” cheerful haiku poems, and a simple Q&A format make this book
An inquiry-based science and nutrition program developed by the Teachers College at Columbia University, this curriculum is divided into units that teach students about science by studying their own diet and activity choices. The curriculum includes background information and assessment tools to help students apply what they learn to their personal health choices.
This curriculum, developed by the University of California Botanical Garden Programs alongside local school districts and youth organizations, presents itself as a life science unit for grades k-4 that explores the plants we eat. With eight lessons that include dissections, tastings, diagrams, experiments, investigative questions and reflection questions, students will take their first steps to
FoodMASTER provides lessons that allow students to apply their math and science skills to real-world practices in the kitchen. The teacher edition explains what teachers are responsible for throughout the class, and suggests how to space out the lesson so time is used as efficiently as possible. The student edition provides fun classroom activities and
Brief Description: Students use books and handouts to create game show questions about insects and then form teams and play the game. Objectives: Have students conduct research on a topic Students will form questions based on facts and information gathered from research Share researched information with the class through a fun game Challenge students to