Food Foundations Unit
This unit gives students the opportunity to develop his or her own scientific and culinary curiosity. The lessons integrate learning, introduce students to the healthful benefits of eating well, develop basic cooking skills and cultivate scientific habits of mind while discovering a diversity of foods. Creating a comprehensive beginner’s guide to the universally engaging topic of food, this unit can act as an important foundation for a lifetime of food exploration and fun. Developed in collaboration with the teachers, students, and community partners at Lawrence Barnes Elementary School in Burlington, Vermont.