Cooking Teacher Resources

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October - Apples

For Teachers 1st Standards
A collection makes up a pumpkin and apple-themed week. Included is a cooking activity (pumpkin bread). Furthermore, scholars study half, third, quarter/fourth, measurement, parts, whole, and more parts are smaller shares. Learners write...
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The Science of Food

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Alchemy in the kitchen? A nine-resource collection explains the science behind the food chain. Videos and support materials cover everything from yummy things like cheese, to chocolate, to sourdough bread, from science topics like...
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Food Business - PreK - 1st Grade

For Parents Pre-K - 1st
Are your recipes good enough to sell? Start a journey in entrepreneurship by engaging your mini chef in money and business lessons.
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Recipes - Pre K - 1st Grade

For Students Pre-K - 1st
More time inside means more opportunities to make some fun recipes with your kids! Gain a healthy lifestyle and a lifetime of memories.
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Cooking with the Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore using energy from the sun for heating and cooking as they build and compare the performance of four solar cooker designs. This excellent two-day activity has groups of students build and test a variety of solar cookers....
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Cooking Skills: Special Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using the microwave, boiling water for pasta, and using a knife to make a sandwich are all independent living skills. Prepare your special needs students for life by having them prepare three easy-to-cook items. Each skill is laid out as...
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How to Teach Cooking to Kids

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Youngsters are more likely to eat something if they've worked hard to make it! Plan a cooking class with an e-booklet from Julie Negrin, author of Easy Meals to Cook With Kids. It includes what you should consider about your school site...
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How Does Cooking Affect Nutrients in Veggies?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Microwave, steam, bake, or just eat them raw—what is the best way to preserve the nutrients in the vegetables we eat? The episode of the ACS Reactions series considers different cooking methods and their effects on the vitamins and...
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Cooking Dinner (Thanksgiving)

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
American traditions of Thanksgiving come to life through culinary activities. Young chefs practice cooking a turkey and setting a table for a Thanksgiving family feast. They use math and reading skills to follow directions and measure...
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Now, We’re Cooking!

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Practice nutritional cooking with a collection of fun meal preparation lessons. Each lesson includes a focus, objective, collaborative activity, and recipe to culminate what young cooks have learned about healthy eating.
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9 Scientific Cooking Techniques

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Liquid nitrogen makes microscopic ice crystals, which make for a creamier food product than normal freezing. A gastronomical video explores nine different cooking techniques that are scientifically based. From food pairing to using...
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Cooking in Britain Today

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore British cooking vocabulary. In this ELL vocabulary lesson, students identify and describe various foods, match foods with adjectives, discuss their opinions about British cuisine, then read food critic reviews. Four...
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Cooking Lab Plan Sheets

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here is the ultimate set of worksheets and handouts for hosting a cooking lab in your class from start to finish. Materials include planning sheets for each kitchen role (manager, chef, prep chef, etc.), a food lab evaluation rubric, job...
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Cooking Lesson Plans

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Get cooking with some preschool and kindergarten-based cooking lesson plans. As young cooks follow the directions on the recipes, they practice hand-eye coordination, measurement, counting, and nutritional eating.
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Solar Cooking

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students build a solar box cooker. They measure and record the temperatures inside their oven over a period of time. They complete their cooking project for the solar cooker.
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Cooking Your Favorite Meal - Vocabulary and Discussion Lesson for English Students of All Ages

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is a great idea that incorporates cooking, recipe reading, content specific vocabulary, and culture. The class defines cooking related vocabulary, discusses the food they eat, then develop a recipe of their own. This is a great way...
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Lesson Plan: Successful Microwave Cooking

For Teachers 6th - 12th
No need to be involved in a home economics or cooking courses to take advantage of this resource. Not only is there an explanation for how microwaves work but there are also tips for how to use the microwave, and cautions for what not to...
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Cooking Matters: For Chefs and Kids

For Teachers K - 8th
Get your scholars cooking with a collection of activities that pairs the class to a community chef, promotes healthy snacking and drinking, and explores fruits and vegetables. Lower elementary learners create vegetable super heroes,...
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TV 411 What's Cooking? Salt

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is a recipe for a practical cross-curricular lesson! Cover unit conversions and ratios for math, the periodic table of elements for science, the difference between sodium and salt and its relation to high blood pressure for...
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Holiday Cooking Lessons

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Spice up lessons with seasonal recipes and cooking.
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Cooking Skills Using Self-Prompting

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Prepare three different simple meals with your special needs class to prepare them for an independent life. They watch a video of a person preparing three different meals, they pause the video, complete the steps, then push play when...
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Home Living/ Daily Living: Cooking Mastery

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learning to cook, follow directions, and presenting information are skills every body needs to know. Learners complete a recipe-in-a-jar activity to hone these life skills. They follow the directions, choose and use correct measurement...
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Child Nutrition Unit

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How much fun can you have teaching adolescents about nutrition? Try taking them to work with preschoolers for an hour! This 4-day mini-unit about the importance of nutrition early in life culminates with a field trip. It was written for...
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What's Cooking? Bacteria

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
There's no need for bacteria hysteria! With this flashy, gourmet-cooking-show-style video, young bacteriologists find that there are tremendous amounts of microbes in different foods that we eat and inside our bodies. Kitchen instruction...