May 18, 2015

Day 39 Engineering Day 1

Today you will be challenged to see who can design the strongest structure using paper. Understanding solve problems is a skill we use every day today we will discuss the strategies to be successful with the problem solving steps. Will your team be the winner for the day?

Items Needed Today:

  • Paper Structure Challenge Worksheet
  • Masking Tape
  • 3 final sheets of paper and 6 testing sheets of paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Textbooks

To be finished today:

  • Your paper structure designed, built, and tested
  • Your Paper Structure handout completed and turned in

What are the Problem Solving Steps?

  1. Define the Problem
  2. Gather the Information
  3. Brainstorm
  4. Select a Solution
  5. Evaluation of the Solution

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain the problem solving steps
  • I can explain the paper structure challenge and explain why our team chose the design we tested.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Return all supplies to the proper location.
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

May 14, 2015

Day 37 Culinary Arts and Food Safety Day 9 Measurement

Today, you will be learning about the different measurement tools used in cooking. You will be making a food items at the conclusion of the period once you have an understanding of using the tools.

Items Needed:

To be finished today:

  • Taking notes on how to remember the food measuring tool conversions.
  • Did you finish and turn in your poster using your food label

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain measuring conversions when asked.
  • I can explain how to read a recipe.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Return all supplies to the proper location.
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

May 13, 2015

Day 36 Culinary Arts and Food Safety Day 8 Food Labels

Today, you will be looking at actual food labels learning how to read food labels to make healthy decisions. You will be making posters showing your understanding of reading a food label.

Items Needed:

  • Brown paper, markers, and tape (on table to the right)
  • Food Label (in tubs per period)
  • Nutritional Fact Tic Tac Facts board and game pieces

To be finished today:

  • Complete the food label worksheet and daily food diary are past due get in the folder now!!!
  • Create a poster using your food label

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain the parts of a nutritional food label
  • I can explain how the serving size relates to the other nutritional facts on the food label.
  • I can explain the 5/20 rule.
  • I understand how important it is to read food labels when making purchases between different brands and food choices.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Return all supplies to the proper location.
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

May 12, 2015

Day 35 Culinary Arts and Food Safety Day 8 Food Labels

Today, we will challenge our knowledge on the fruits and vegetables we eat daily.

Items Needed:

  • Computer logged into Kahoot.it
  • If you did not bring your food label you will need it to make your poster.
  • Did you turn in your email to me on the movie you watched on May 7th. Please refer to that days post for details.
  • Did you turn in: Daily Food Diary (4 days) to the folder????

To be finished today:

  • Let’s see how well you know your fruits and vegetables and the food safety we have gone over the past few days.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain fruits and vegetables facts.
  • I can explain proper food safety when preparing a meal.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Return all supplies to the proper location.
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

May 7 and 8, 2015

Day 33 Culinary Arts and Food Safety Day 7 Food Choices

I will be out today and you will be watching a video that is taking a look at fast food eating and how it is affecting our health. As we have been discussing nutritional values of food and eating healthy, this movie will take you through the most extremes of eating at fast food restaurants. Please keep this in mind but the movie still has great information for you to learn in making your choice of food selections at restaurants.

At the conclusion each day of watching the movies your instructor will have a discussion on what the movie presented for the day.

Assignment at the end of the movie:

After the two days you will need to email me your thoughts of this movie and explain two facts you learned.  10pts.

Clear Learning Targets (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain how to make clear informational decisions when ordering at fast food restaurants.
  • I can explain what medical issues can be caused by eating at too many fast food restaurants.
  • I can provide facts that were presented in the movie and in the class discussion.

May 6, 2015

Day 32 Culinary Arts and Food Safety Day 5 Food Labels

Today, you will learning about reading food labels to make healthy decisions.

Items Needed:

To be finished today:

  • Complete the food label worksheet
  • Create a poster using your food label

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain what the different parts of a food label mean
  • I can explain how the serving size relates to the other nutritional facts on the food label.
  • I can explain the 5/20 rule.
  • I understand how important it is to read food labels when making purchases between different brands and food choices.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Return all supplies to the proper location.
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

May 5, 2015

Day 31 Culinary Arts and Food Safety Day 5 Food Diary

Today is a makeup day for those who have missing work or need to get work done for other teachers in their classes. Use this time effectively!

Items that I need turned in:

  • Daily Food Diary (five/four days charting your food intake and their food groups)
    • Please Staple together!
  • Final Report on your Mold and Bacteria Testing via Google Sheets shared with me
  • Food Label in tub for tomorrows activity

Check your grades for any missing work!

May 1, 2015

Day 28 Culinary Arts and Food Safety Day 4  Bacteria Testing

Today, we will learning about bacteria and mold in our food and how to prevent the development.

Items Needed:

  • Bacteria Petri Dish and Mold samples
  • Video on what is bacteria and how to test.
  • Final Report on your two experiments
  • Daily charting of mold growth.
  • Food label of your favorite food.

To be finished today:

  • As a team you will create a document in Google Docs to report out your two experiments. Share this document with your fellow teammates and me to be graded.
  • In your report include:
    • Type your hypothesis
    • Report your final results
    • Summarize comparing your hypothesis, daily data collected and the final results today of the two experiments of mold and culture samples.
    • Comment on your thoughts of what bacteria was found in your samples, look in the microscope to see the appearance of your cultures.
    • See if you can find similar types of bacteria pictures of your specimen on the internet add this picture to your final report.
    • Finally, what did you learn from these two experiments.
  • Gather the data for your food journal.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain good and bad bacteria and how they affect our body.
  • I can explain what agar is and why it is used for testing.
  • I can observe how bacteria affects our health and food.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Return all supplies to the proper location.
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave