Food Preservation Teacher Resources

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Food Preservation: Food Science, Canning, Gardening

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners consider the procedures and safety issues involved in food preservation. They conduct experiments in canning, freezing and drying. If everyone can preserve food utilizing a variety of methods and science principles, the lesson...
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From Milk to Cheese and Seed to Shelf

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars learn about food production by making cheese, seeing how a seed gets to a shelf, and discussing food safety. In this food production lesson plan, students complete 3 days worth of activities and learn about food...
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Food Preservation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars research the most common methods of food preservation. They conduct experiments to observe food spoilage and compare types of preservation. They identify hygienic food handling procedures.
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4-H Advanced Food Science Activity Pages

For Students 7th - 10th
For this 4-H food science worksheet, learners examine how food works in the body, find out about food preservation methods, and investigate careers in the food industry. They complete a word search, practice food photography, answer true...
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History of Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ancient, classical, and modern methods of biotechnological methods are introduced in this science PowerPoint. Students should be interested to see how advanced people have been through the ages in adapting their methods to procure...
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Are Food Preservatives Bad for You?

For Students 6th - 12th
It is safe to say that everything is best in moderation—including preservatives in food. Microbes and oxidation are the main reasons foods become spoiled. Thanks to preservatives, our foods end up having a longer shelf life. But what...
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Food Preservation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the variety of food preservation methods available today. In groups, they participate in an experiment to determine the conditions that encourage or stop the growth of bacteria. To end the lessons, they discuss the...
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Food Preservation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the different food canning methods and how to be safe canning.  In this canning lesson students examine the hazards of improperly canning. 
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Food Travels and Preservation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students complete a worksheet. In this food distribution and preservation lesson, students learn about the transportation of agricultural projects. Students list foods that they buy at the grocery store and then identify how each product...
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Food Safety Lab

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students use the scientific method to investigate the role of temperature in microbial growth. In this food preservation lesson, students set up an experiment with fruit in room temperature and in a refrigerator. They record the...
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Denaturing of Enzymes

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
How do you make an enzyme stop working? The video explains the process of denaturing enzymes. It lists many uses for this process and examples that young scientists understand from experience.
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Preserving Foods

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Youngsters look into how and why food was preserved in the past. They try their hand at drying food, which is still a widely-used method for preserving food. There is an excellent set of instructions embedded in the plan which will lead...
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A Safe Food Supply? Is Your Food Safe to Eat?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Viewers of this slide show learn that pesticides used on food crops can be harmful, but that there are certain allowable levels that should not be hazardous. They find out the rigorous process of inspection that meat must go through...
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Food for Spaceflight

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
When astronauts get hungry in outer space, they can't just call and have a pizza delivered. In order to gain an appreciation for the challenges associated with space travel, young learners are given the task of selecting, testing, and...
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Kitchen Check

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Storing the food in the fridge, keeping the kitchen clean, and preparing food correctly are the focus topics of this food safety resource. It includes well-designed handouts with top tips to remember, coloring worksheets, and answer keys.
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Food Safety Smart Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This is a must-have resource with everything you'll need for studying food safety with your pupils. From handwashing scorecards and cleaning kitchen surfaces to navigating the world of microbes and food-borne illnesses, here you'll...
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Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: 4-6 Curriculum Support

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
How much water should we drink every day? How can food preparation be both healthy and satisfying? Check out this great 10-lesson unit which not only covers the body's need for water, but also includes lessons on tasting and storing...
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From Milk to Cheese & Seed to Shelf

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learn about food production by making cheese, seeing how a seed gets to a shelf, and discussing food safety. Budding agriculturalists complete several activities and learn about food production, biotechnology, food preservation,...
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Food For Keeps

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the concept of food preservation. They use the internet to conduct research, specifically the methods of processing the students' favorite foods. They are introduced to the project using realia like beef jerky...
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Farming: It's a Fact!

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars use worksheets, food items, and computer programs to learn about the path of food from the farm to their meals. In this agriculture lesson, students use a provided worksheet to learn facts about farming. They use a bag of...
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How Fruits Store Energy: Science and Cooking Experiments

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars compare the ways plants and animals use and replenish energy. In this nutrition, plants, and cooking biology lesson, students perform a series of taste testing experiments to distinguish the differences between starches...
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Food Travels and Preservation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study food processing and distribution. In this food processing lesson, 4th graders investigate various methods of food preservation. Students study methods of food distribution.
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Food Safety

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can you identify a potentially hazardous food? What symptoms are associated with food-borne illness? Pupils explore the answers to these questions and others regarding food safety through direct instruction, discussion, and a variety...
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Love Letter to Food

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't be rude to food! Scholars see the startling truth about food waste in a disturbing video. The series of statements from individuals around the country paints a picture of good intentions followed by wasteful habits like cooking too...

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