Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
Health Education
Material Type:
Lesson, Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Tags:
  • Health
  • Lesson Plan
  • UEN
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Food Safety and Foodborne Illnesses

    Food Safety and Foodborne Illnesses

    Overview

    Prior to starting the project students will take a home safety survey. Students will complete a powerpoint presentation on a foodborne illness and present it to the class. As an additional activity we will do an experiment on food safety

    Summary

    Prior to starting the project students will take a home safety survey. Students will complete a powerpoint presentation on a foodborne illness and present it to the class. As an additional activity we will do an experiment on food safety

    Materials

    • Internet access
    • Rubric for presentation
    • Worksheet for the Food safety experiment

     

    Student Prior Knowledge

    As a last lesson in the unit students will have an understanding of what are pathogens,how the immune system helps us to try to stay healthy.

     

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    Students will learn about pathogens that cause foodborne illnesses. Students will learn food safety at home in order to prevent getting sick. From the experiment students will be able to observe how bacteria affects food

    Instructional Procedures

    Students will have one week in the computer lab to complete the powerpoint and one week of classtime for presentations. Students will record for one week the results from the Food safety experiment and share the results with the class.

     

    Strategies for Diverse Learners

    Special needs students will get a modified, simpler rubric for the powerpoint and allowed extra time as required by their 504's or IEP

     

    Assessment Plan

    Students will be assessed on their behavior in the computer lab and during class presentations. Students will be graded on results of the experiment.