Be a Food Scientistby: Sharon K. Phillips, Melani W. Duffrin, and Eugene A. Geist

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When approached in the appropriate manner, food can be a useful teaching tool to develop understandings of science and mathematics concepts. This engaging series of food science inquiry lessons builds student skills in measurement, data collection, chemical and physical change, and comparative analysis. A sample worksheet is included.

Grades
  • Elementary
  • Middle
Publication Date
1/1/2004

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  • on Wed Apr 06, 2011 10:53 PM

Using food to teach science is a great idea and teachers might find some inspiration in this article for ways to do that safely in their classroom. This article focuses on a specific program with access to more resources than the average classroom teacher. There are also connections teachers could make between math and science that this article discusses.

Kate  (Louisville, CO)
Kate (Louisville, CO)


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