ERIC Number: ED439283
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Nutrition and Food Science. Teacher's Instructional Guide.
This teaching, guide for a high school nutrition and food science course, includes introductory information about the course, course design, facilities and equipment, Future Homemakers of America, and use of the guide. The course addresses nutrition and food science from the perspective of food habits and wellness; menu planning; special dietary needs; food costs and budgeting; consumer food-buying strategies; food safety and sanitation procedures; food labels; technology implications; and food handling, storage, and preparation practices. The guide's introductory section is followed by a list of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Home Economics Education and a section that provides suggestions for teaching the course in a block plan. The fourth section provides instructional strategies for teaching the TEKS in nutrition and food science, while the sections thereafter provide an overview of supervised career-connections experiences, blended activities, creative ideas for teaching the course, and 119 teaching aids keyed to the TEKS. (Contains 60 references.) (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Career and Technology Education.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills