(Flex) Introduction to Food Science and Food Technology for Teens With Labs
Happy Kids Nutrition Academy
In this course, students will take on the role of food scientists and learn about our foods and the technology used in manufacturing and preserving food.#academic
US Grade 8 - 11
Beginner - Intermediate Level
Why is it important that you eat your vegetables? How does mold grow on bread? These and other fascinating questions are answered by food scientists on a daily basis. In this course, students will learn about food science and why it is important. What is Food Science? At some point in your life, perhaps in the middle of building a mashed potato Eiffel Tower, you've been told not to play with your food. For food scientists, using food for something other than a meal or snack is actually...
Happy Kids Nutrition Academy offers many different classes in nutrition, such as sports nutrition, meal planning for plant-based eaters, food labeling, food groups, GMOs, and food science. Good nutrition and healthy habits begin at a young age. Our mission is to inspire kids to live a healthier lifestyle and to learn about nutrition early so that they can utilize that knowledge in their adult life. Our teachers are all trained in teaching classes in body image, food science, agriculture, and GMOs. For teacher bios, please see our organization profile.
Homework OfferedThere will be weekly labs/homework assigned
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Learners will need a binder, pen/pencil, and grocery supply list (A PDF copy will be posted to the classroom). Learners will receive notes/handouts for each lesson from the instructor so purchasing a textbook is not necessary.
Parents should be close by to help learners with the use of kitchen appliances (if needed) and assist in food prep such as cutting, measuring, etc. Supplemental labs or other homework can be given to those who have food allergies or do not have the required ingredients. All lesson plans and instructional lab videos will be updated on Youtube and the link will be posted to the classroom.
Foods: Experimental Perspectives (5th ed) by Margaret McWilliams
Happy Kids Nutrition Academy is a dynamic organization dedicated to providing comprehensive nutrition, food science, and exercise science education to children aged 8-18. Founded by Erin Madden, a seasoned nutrition and fitness expert with over a...
$300for 12 weeks
Completed by 9 learners
No live video meetings