This is a lesson plan designed to be used in Family & Consumer Sciences adult roles. It can be used as an activity while learning about self concept, but could also be a getting to know you activity for the beginning of a course.
This interactive infographic goes through the importance of reading to children and also gives examples of appropriate books for preschoolers and how to read to children.
The control game is an experiential, hands on opportunity for students to explore their ideas about personal control and influence in their own lives and their control and influence in the lives of others.
- Family and Consumer Sciences Education
- Material Type:
- Lesson Plan
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
- Wendy Logan
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This is a lesson plan created to help students in 6th grade cement their understanding of the digital citizenship they have learned in their years of elementary school. This will be done as a collaborative group project. Students will revieiw the ISTE Digital Citizen standards, create Interland-style questions that relate to this standard (geared toward a 4th grade audience), create a question slide and an answer slide, and then create an internaut-style character to use on their slides.
This lesson will help teachers incorpate digital citizenship and photography skills into a lesson involving making muffins. NCI Visuals Food Muffins, by National Institutes of Health CC Public Domain Mark 1.0 from Wikimedia Commons
This is a 5 day lesson plan that will introduce students to the variety of careers in the fashion, apparel and textile industries. Students will be introduced to the pathway and degrees available to them in Utah. Students will be able to participate in different aspects of the industry by designing and creating a textile project.
This lesson uses entreprenurial skills to create an in demand food business based on student data.This lesson can be used as a part of many different units or projects to help sutdents conduct market research to guide their decision making.This lesson takes aproximately 1/2 class period (40 minutes).
This lesson teaches about the basics of MyPlate and asks students to create an advertisment on one section of MyPlate as their assessment. This lesson is designed for Utah FCS Exploration strands and standards. Strand 7, Standard 3: Discuss the current USDA Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate.
This is a comprehensive Personal Finance text which includes a wide range of pedagogical aids to keep students engaged and instructors on track. This book is arranged by learning objectives. The headings, summaries, reviews, and problems all link together via the learning objectives. This helps instructors to teach what they want, and to assign the problems that correspond to the learning objectives covered in class.Personal Finance includes personal finance planning problems with links to solutions, and personal application exercises, with links to their associated worksheet(s) or spreadsheet(s). In addition, the text boasts a large number of links to videos, podcasts, experts’ tips or blogs, and magazine articles to illustrate the practical applications for concepts covered in the text.
Students will explore a Hyperdoc to understand the Six Basic Nutrients. Each Nutrient has an article for students to explore, and an EdPuzzle. Teachers need to be aware they will need to update the EdPuzzle links (these are currently shared links). From their EdPuzzle account, teachers should get the assigned links to assign the EdPuzzles to their students, and update these in the hyperdoc.
In “Disappearing Hot Dogs,” Yana thinks picking up her fork makes hot dogs magically disappear.Families are encouraged to play along as she,Egbert, and Izzie discover the surprising (four legged)cause of the disappearing hotdogs—and the difference between confounded evidence and isolating variables.
“Mystery Box” teaches children about experiments. Yana and Egbert explore the distinction between“just guessing” and “hypotheses.” They abandon wild guesses about what is inside a mysterious box when Izzie the Ostrich points out a potential experiment. Can they find out what’s really inside?
"Picnic Panic" helps kids understand the difference between rare and common causes. Egbert Finds his picnic ruined. Who did it? They find some hairs at the crime scene and get side-tracked by half remembered stories and scary worries until the learn to focus on common causes rather than rare ones and realize that "things that happen most of the time, cause most of the things that happen."