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  Discovering Food and Nutrition © 2005

Author: Kowtaluk

Student Edition 0-07-861682-4
Student Workbook 0-07-861683-2
Teacher Resource Guide 0-07-861685-9
Student Motivation Kit 0-07-861686-7

Discovering Food and Nutrition helps students learn to plan nutritious meals and snacks within limits of time and money, to shop wisely, to work in a kitchen safely and efficiently, and to prepare a variety of foods. This updated edition provides new teaching materials for teachers: Teacher Resource Guide; Student Motivation Kit; Applied Math Activities; Strategies for Special Needs Students; Effective Instruction CD-ROM; and PuzzleMaker CD-ROM

Text Features:
  • Discovering Food and Nutrition provides content in three key areas: nutrition, consumer skills, and food preparation. The student¡¦s attention is focused on key concepts in food study. Students are motivated to want to learn how food can impact their entire lives.
  • Discovering Food and Nutrition provides recipes in a simplified recipe format for students to practice their cooking skills. Students actually practice at school and home the skills they are learning. This active involvement helps make new skills an integral part of the student's knowledge base.
  • Short chapters focus on essential information, engaging photos and charts, and a comfortable reading level makes this the right text for beginning students. Discovering Food and Nutrition offers young students and students with special need the motivation to learn how to become active, engaged students of food preparation, nutrition and consumer skills.
Table of Contents

Unit One

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3

Unit Two

Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11

Unit Three

Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19

Unit Four

Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23

Unit Five

Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26

Unit Six

Chapter 27
Chapter 28
Chapter 29
Chapter 30
Chapter 31
Chapter 32
Chapter 33
Chapter 34
Chapter 35
Chapter 36

Unit Seven

Chapter 37
Chapter 38
Chapter 39
Chapter 40
Chapter 41

Unit Eight

Chapter 42
Chapter 43
Chapter 44
Looking Ahead

The Adventure of Food
Managing Your Resources
What about Careers?


Wellnes—Your Goal for Life
Meet the Nutrients
Energy and Calories
The Dietary Guidelines
The Food Guide Pyramid
Your Daily Food Choices
Eating Out
Personalized Nutrition

Developing Skills

Shopping for Food
Using Kitchen Appliances
Know Your Equipment
Reading Recipes
Recipe Math
Basic Measuring Methods
Basic Cooking Methods
Microwave Techniques

Good Work Habits

Safety in the Kitchen
Keeping Food Safe to Eat
Getting Organized
Conserving and Recycling


Meal Management
Serving a Meal
Packing a Lunch

Learning About Foods

Yogurt and Cheese
Grain Products
Fish and Shellfish

Creative Combinations

Main Dish Mixtures


Principles of Baking
Baking Breads
Cookies, Cakes, and Pies

Student Workbook and Student Workbook TAE

The consumable workbook provides a two-page reading/study guide and a one-page activity worksheet for every chapter. These reinforce key content. The TAE provides answers to each workbook page.

Teacher Resource Guide  NEW!
This soft-cover supplement provides Teacher Resources, Lesson Plans, blackline masters of the Chapter Tests with answers, Cooperative Learning Activities, and Sample Transparencies.

Student Motivation Kit  NEW!
This new component includes:
  • Foods Labs & Recipes
  • Applied Math Activities  NEW!
    The math refresher and application sheets in this booklet help provide "real world" applications of math skills used in analyzing nutrients, comparison shopping, changing recipe yields, and more.
  • Foods Activities & Projects
  • A Global Foods Tour
  • Inclusion in the FACS Classroom NEW!
       This teacher resource booklet is designed to offer specific teaching
       guides for teachers to teach the essential skills that all students need
       to live productive lives regardless of their disabilities. Inclusion in the
       FACS Classroom
    will help teachers integrate students with specific
       disabilities into class activities using various strategies, supports, and
  • Careers in Foods, Nutrition & Wellness

  • Transparency Package
    This 3-ring binder provides 48 full-color transparencies correlated to the content of each chapter plus Teaching Suggestions to reinforce concepts and generate discussion.

    Effective Instruction CD-ROM   NEW! This CD-ROM contains Lesson Plans in Word for Windows® format, and an ExamView® Test Generator to customize Chapter Tests.

    PuzzleMaker CD-ROM  NEW!
    Teachers may print out crossword puzzles, word search puzzles or jumble puzzles for each Chapter, or students may work directly on the computer to solve the puzzles.

    Foods and Nutrition
    Child Development/ Parenting
    Family/Independent Living
    Housing/Consumer Ed
    Targeted Teaching and Learning Resources


    Creative Living Skills
    © 2006
      Today's Teen
    © 2004

    Inclusion in the FACS Classroom
    © 2005
      Young Living
    © 2000
    (Replaces Young Living)
    Discovering Life Skills
    © 2004
       Skills for Life
    © 2000

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    Foods and Nutrition

    Food for Today
    © 2006
    Applied Math Activities
    © 2005

    Food Science: The Biochemistry of Food and Nutrition
    © 2006
        Nutrition and Wellness
    © 2004
    Discovering Food and Nutrition
    © 2005

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    Child Development/Parenting

    Coming Soon!
    Parenting: Rewards and Responsibilities
    © 2007
      Nurturing Brain Development
    © 2003

    The Developing Child
    © 2006
      Teen Parenting Skills
    © 2000
    Parenting: Rewards and Responsibilities
    © 2003

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    Clothing: Fashion, Fabrics, Construction
    © 2003

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    Culinary Essentials
    © 2006
    Child & Adult Care Professionals
    © 2004

      Exploring Professional Cooking
    © 1996

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    Family/Independent Living

    LIFE on Your Own
    © 2006
        Shaping Your Future
    © 2000
    Families Today
    © 2004

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    Housing/Consumer Education

    Consumer Education and Economics
    © 2003
        Homes: Today and Tomorrow
    © 2002

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    Creative Instructional Methods
    for Family & Consumer Sciences, Nutrition & Wellness © 2003

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    Targeted Teaching and Learning Resources

    Applied Math Activities
    © 2005
      Targeted Teaching and Learning Resources
    © 2000
    Nurturing Brain Development
    © 2003

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