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Family and Consumer Sciences

Occupational food service, Occupational clothing and textiles, and Occupational housing and interior design


Links verified 01/29/2015




  1. Cooking and Food Theme - a collection of ideas to create a fun cooking/food theme in your classroom A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Cooking Conversion Calculator - This tool converts weights, volumes, metric, US for specific food items - Conversion Tools - many to select from
  3. Culinary Arts and Food Science Career Guide - explore careers in Culinary Arts and Food Science
  4. EconEdLink - a premier source of classroom-tested, Internet-based economic education lesson plans for K-12 teachers and their students (a Thinkfinity partner site) A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. Eco-Friendly Painting Resource Guide - The history of eco-friendly paint as well as paint’s impact on health and the environment.
  6. An Educator's Guide to Food Safety Material - dozens of links for educators to introduce food safety into their curriculum
  7. Family and Consumer Science Sites - Save time with this comprehensive list of valuable resources in Family and Consumer Sciences. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  8. Family and Consumer Sciences Standards and Competency Profiles - from the Tennessee Department of Education
  9. Family Consumer Sciences - New Ideas for FACS Teachers!
  10. Food and Fitness - This curriculum guide for Foods & Nutrition 1 is a basic nutrition and food course with a science perspective. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  11. Food and Nutrition - Jeopardy game format
  12. Food and Science Core - Online Curriculum Unit with lessons and activities. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  13. Food - Eggs, Poultry and Fish - Quiz Jeopardy Style This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  14. Food Groups - a Quia quiz on nutrition
  15. Food - How Food Works - food and how your body uses it
  16. Food - Kitchen Equipment - Hangman Game This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  17. Food Labels - How to understand food labels. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  18. Food Labels - U.S. Food and Drug Administration site to help understand food labels [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  19. Food Labels - Figuring out food labels.
  20. Food - Measurement and Equivalent - Quia quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  21. Food - The Total Kitchen Experience! - Jeopardy format This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  22. Food - Nutrition Guidelines - Rags to Riches game format This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  23. Food Safety - Lessons and activities. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  24. Food Safety is in Your Hands - lesson plan on using proposed hand washing benchmarks for school meals programs An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format A lesson plan can be found at this site
  25. Food Safety Lessons - index of Rhode Island lesson resources with links to elementary, middle school or high school lessons
  26. Food Sanitation Tips - including personal hygiene, food preparation tips, the two-spoon tasting method, hand washing, and food thawing
  27. Health WebQuests - index of online lessons A lesson plan can be found at this site
  28. Home Economics Resources - Various resources online.
  29. Home Economics Archive - Subject feature an essay, images and a bibliography of core titles for the discipline.
  30. Housing - Influences on Housing in the U.S. - Jeopardy game. Part Two - part two of a two part jeopardy game covering various influences
    on housing This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  31. Housing - Meeting housing needs - Quia quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  32. Housing - Special Needs Housing - Quia quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  33. Interior Design - A Day in the Life - career info [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  34. Interior Design - American Society of Interior Designers
  35. Kitchen Math - Lesson on fractions in the kitchen. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  36. Lesson Plans - Scroll down to the FACS section for lesson plans A lesson plan can be found at this site
  37. Personal Services Resources - Ever think about what it takes to be a funeral director? a baseball umpire? a cake decorator? Use this page of resources to find answers
    to unusual job qualifications.
  38. Reading Food Nutrition Labels - Learning how to read and understand food labels can help you make healthier choices. Here are some tips for making the most of the information on the Nutrition Facts label.
  39. Recipe Manipulation - Use math and spreadsheets to increase amounts in a recipe. You know the guests will eat a lot of it, so you'll make more than one serving per person. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] A lesson plan can be found at this site
  40. Sewing Machine Parts - Scroll toward the bottom of the page and learn the parts of a sewing machine.
  41. Sewing Machine Parts - identify parts of the machine and its function. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  42. Sewing - Care and storage of Equipment - Quia quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  43. Small Appliance Cooking Assignment - lesson plan: students will demonstrate how to make a simple recipe using only small kitchen appliances A lesson plan can be found at this site
  44. Sugarcoating the Facts - lesson plan A lesson plan can be found at this site
  45. Teacher Tacklebox - Links to help integrate technology into the classroom from 4teachers.org. Select your area and topic to see resources.
  46. Textile - Hispanic Designers - Compare and contrast different styles of designers.
  47. Textile Dyeing History - Timeline on the history of dyeing textiles
  48. Textiles - Fabrics.net - a one- stop- everything- you- ever- wanted- to- know- about- fabrics, trims, care, embroidery, knitting, vintage fabric and quilting megasite..
  49. Textiles - Fabric Origami Workshop - It's quicker than quilting, more forgiving than paper, and durable. Just iron out mistakes and refold. Some origami require only
    6 inches of fabric. This is a quilter's dream for those leftover pieces of fabric.
  50. Textiles - Fabric Trademark and Brand Name Index - in alphabetical order
  51. Textiles - Fabric Dictionary - Fabric terms
  52. Textiles - FabricLink's Career Paths for the Textile Industry
  53. Textile - How Fabric is Made - Cranston Village [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  54. Textiles - Fiber and Clothing Arts, and Art - studying medieval and renaissance activities.
  55. Textile Information - Facts on Wool, Cotton, Linen and more
  56. Textile Design - Create you own fabric place mats A lesson plan can be found at this site
  57. Textile Design - On-line color management tool for the textile and surface industries This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  58. Textile Design - Fabric University - Fiber/Yarn Trademark and Brand Name Index
  59. Textiles - Fabric Info
  60. Textiles - About Homespun Thai Silk
  61. Textiles - Rayon - The Multi-Faceted Fiber - article on Rayon [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  62. WebQuests - index of online quests



A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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