Food Science (HBD)
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What sustained the Pilgrims during their long ocean voyage to the New World? What did they eat to celebrate their first harvest in the American wilderness? What European delicacies did they learn to adapt to their new homeland? Breads. This three- unit curriculum integrates science, language arts, and math concepts in a study of the role of breads in shaping the history of this nation. Among the activities: demonstrating the difficulty of grinding grains into flour, comparing the properties of different leavening agents. Analyzing dietary needs and testing and tasting various bread recipes. The teacher manual includes lesson plans, camera-ready student handouts, and information on additional resources.
National Collection of Juried 4-H Youth Development Curricula
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