Food Science Training
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Audience: Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers with Licensure Endorsement 8200
Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: July 11, 2017
Class Limit: This session is limited to 20 participants.
Class Location: Radford High School, Radford, Virginia
Provider: Melissa Martin, Radford City Public Schools
Description: What captures the interest of students? Food! Yes, food can be used to engage students in inquiry based science. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in collaboration with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have created Science and Our Food Supply, an innovative, interactive supplementary curriculum for use in middle level and high school family & consumer science, health and science classes. During this one-day workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to participate in food science experiments, explore food safety issues, and will become familiar with the lessons and activities in the Science and our Food Supply Curriculum. Registered participants will receive the Science and Our Food Supply curriculum.
For more information Contact: Helen Fuqua, Program Specialist, Family and Consumer Sciences and Related Clusters, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) by email at Helen.Fuqua@doe.virginia.gov or telephone (804) 225-2826.
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