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Food for Today

Food for Today - 9th edition

Food for Today - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780078616440

ISBN10: 0078616441

Food for Today by Helen Kowtaluk - ISBN 9780078616440
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Glencoe Publishing Co.
Published: 2006
International: No
Food for Today by Helen Kowtaluk - ISBN 9780078616440

ISBN13: 9780078616440

ISBN10: 0078616441

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 06

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Summary

Food for Today is a comprehensive lab-based foods and nutrition program for high school students. This newest edition offers greater depth of content in reorganized, clear and orderly unit/chapter format. Students will learn to make safe and healthful food decisions, plan and prepare meals safely, appreciate food diversity, analyze the impact of science and technology on foods and nutrition, and identify career possibilities in food and nutrition.

Features of Student Text

  • Greater depth of content is presented in an inviting, readable style to interest student readers. The content of Food for Today correlates to the National Standards for Family & Consumer Sciences.
  • Food for Today embraces the importance of nutrition and wellness while addressing what else food can do:
  • Bring enjoyment when shared in family and social settings
  • Provide entertainment at festivals
  • Offer comfort at some times and adventure at others
  • Bring culture to the table
  • Provide safe and delicious options through science and technology
  • Suggest career opportunities
  • Eight chapters on global foods in Unit 10 feature the diversity of food. A true geographic framework provides a strong link with social studies.
  • Two new career features: Career Prep at the end of each chapter covers basic information from planning a career, to landing a job, to needed skills for job success. Career Pathways introduces real people who have achieved success in the food world.
  • Technology topics related to content are highlighted in the Trends in Technology feature. This feature appears seventeen times.
  • Food science content is highlighted with a food science logo within chapters, plus a short food science experiment is featured at the end of each chapter.
  • A Foods Lab is featured in every chapter review. Food for Today contains more recipes than previous editions.
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