ERIC Number: ED160282
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Old Time Apple Cider Makin': An Outdoor Education Unit.
Matthews, Bruce E.; Oakes, David B.
An illustrated, self-contained packet, the resource materials contained in this guide are designed for adaptation to K-8. The resources and ideas presented here are designed to encourage utilization of the outdoors as a learning resource. While intrinsically multidisciplinary, the activities are particularly adaptable to social studies, science, and language arts. Activities and narratives included in this guide are as follows: a five-page history of apples accompanied by a chart indicating apple variety, flavor and texture, and usage (pie, sauce, etc.); pre-trip lesson suggestions aimed at science, social studies, math, health, and language arts activities; the lesson on making apple cider (mood setting, old time uses of apples, modern apple uses, types of apples and uses, storage, cider making activity, cider considerations, and wrap up); post trip follow up suggestions; a narrative on fruit sprays; a narrative on the virtues of an apple a day, "The Health and Nutrition Story of Apples"; 15 apple recipes; a narrative on making apple cider; a guide to making dried apple faces and dolls; a cross-word puzzle; and special tips to the teacher re: the mechanics of making cider. (JC)
Descriptors: Activities, Cooking Instruction, Elementary Education, Food, Health, Illustrations, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Lesson Plans, Nutrition Instruction, Outdoor Education, Resource Materials, Sciences, Social Studies
Cortland B.O.C.E.S. Outdoor-Environmental Ed. Program, McEvoy Educational Center, Cortland, New York 13045 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Cortland, NY.