Food Science and Safety CASE Institute 2021 Workshop

Bring Food Science to Your Classroom

If you are a middle or high school teacher interested in bringing food science into your classroom, the CASE Institute Food Science and Safety course is for you! NCSU is hosting this virtual professional development opportunity in summer 2021. The workshop and course materials prepare you to facilitate food science lessons in your classroom. 

Upon completion of this workshop, you will be certified to teach the Food Science and Safety course developed by CASE. You will also receive the entire curriculum, complete with lesson plans, lab activities, PowerPoint presentations, quizzes, answer keys, assessment rubrics, and more. With this virtual opportunity, the course costs include all the materials needed to perform hands-on experiments mailed right to your door.

Learning Benefit for Students

The Food Science and Safety course provides students the opportunity to explore the science behind food through the following areas of study:

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Quality and Safety
  • Nutrition
  • Processing
  • Product Development
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Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for middle and high school teachers of agricultural and basic science curriculums, such as biology and chemistry.

Course Information

The Food Science and Safety course is aligned to Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Location: Your kitchen, home or school! This 2021 opportunity will be held virtually.

Dates: July 12-22, 2021

Schedule:

  • July 2, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Welcome and orientation
  • July 12-16 and July 19-22:
    • 9 am – 11 am: Synchronous meeting
    • 11 am – 1 pm: Lunch and asynchronous work time
    • 1 pm – 3 pm: Synchronous meeting
    • 3pm – 4 pm: Asynchronous work time and lead teacher office hours
  • Participants will have homework, which can include group projects

Materials: Materials and supplies will be shipped directly to your home from the course vendors. There is a list of perishable supplies that will need to be ordered from Amazon and purchased from a local grocery store. The cost of these materials are included in the cost of the course. An additional benefit to taking the course virtually – you get to keep the supplies! Supplies include, but are not limited to: Go Direct™ pH sensor, Brix refractometer, Bostwick Consistometer, scale and hot plate.

Cost: $2,900, which includes materials and shipping costs. 

Are you a teacher in North Carolina? We have several full and partial scholarships available! Please complete the NC Teacher Scholarship Form

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Contact: Clint Stevenson at (919) 513-2065 and/or Paige Luck at ncstatecasefoodscience@gmail.com

Read the FAQs about this professional development opportunity, and learn more about virtual training logistics.

Want to connect with other CASE teachers? Join a Teacher MeetUp that focuses on CASE implementation and instructional practices.