The Foods curriculum series from Purdue University is designed to help youth have fun in the kitchen as they learn basic food preparation skills, prepare different foods, do fun experiments, and go on fact-finding missions. These educational materials have been created with a focus on healthy food selection, smart food purchasing, food safety and science, food preparation, food preservation, and careers in the food industry. The design emphasizes teaching young people the importance of balance with their food choices as they are building healthy food habits that will carry them to adulthood.
Tasty Tidbits takes closer look at how following USDA MyPlate guidelines can lead to a healthier lifestyle, plus activities in safe food handling, preparing delicious recipes, smart shopping, and food science careers - just to name a few. Grades 5-6. This is the second book of four in the series.
Purdue Extension 4-H Youth Development