- The focus of this curriculum is chemistry as it relates to foods. There is an emphasis on lab activities that focus on chemistry principles and scientific method. Topics include safety in the lab, basic principles of chemistry, properties of water, acids and bases, enzymes, and food preparations, handling and storing food, baking principles, using recipes, proteins, milk, and dairy products, fruits, and vegetables, grains and legumes, lipids, public health issues and exploration of food science careers.
This is a comprehensive study intended to generate basic knowledge and skills in child development, clothing and textiles, consumer education, food and nutrition, housing and home furnishings, and personal and family relationships. Attention is also focused toward assisting students in career study and participation in the family and consumer sciences student organization, FCCLA.
- This is a comprehensive study designed with updated content areas of clothing and textiles for today, the developing preschool-age child, housing and family lifestyles, financial fitness in the home, human ecology, and food science. Attention is also focused toward assisting students with understanding a career ladder and assuming leadership responsibilities.