|This lesson is discrete and can be taught
as a single lesson or in conjunction with others in this series.
The Teacher Resources include pre-and
post-tests for this lesson; these may be used at the teacher's
discretion. The lesson includes six activities.
This lesson was drawn from fifth
module in Science and Our Food Supply: Investigating Food Safety
from Farm to Table: Teacher's Guide for High School Science Classroom
(National Science Teacher's Association, (703)243-7100).
This innovative and supplemental curriculum introduces students
to the fundamentals of microbiology while at the same time imparting
important public health information.
The curricula found in Science Our Food Supply were developed
in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The curriculum that you will be using includes five public health
lessons. In different formats, these lessons are found in Science
and Our Food Supply. The lessons have all been tested by an experienced
team of middle level teachers and meet National
Science Education Standards.