FDA/NSTA Science and Our Food Supply Curriculum, including Dr. X; A - Z Guide; Middle School Guide

Additional Resources

Bad Bug Book
This handbook provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. It brings together in one place information from the FDA, the CDC, the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service, and the National Institutes of Health. Appropriate for HS & College Level.
This page is the main link to many FDA resources that deal with food.
Food Safety, Nutrition and Cosmetics Supplement Materials
FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Education Resource Library is a compilation of printable educational materials on topics related to food safety, nutrition (including labeling and dietary supplements) and cosmetics.
Irradiation Web quest
Follow this link to access the article used in this activity in the High School Guide.
Make Your Calories Count
FDA’s entertaining and educational tools to help your students understand and use the Nutrition Facts Label to make informed food choice.
The Partnership for Food Safety Education – Fight Bac!
This page has links to food safety curricula for grades K – 3 and 4 – 6.
Pathogen Tracker
This web-based game is based on Cornell University’s Pathogen Tracker. Students become Foodborne Illness Investigators and do a traceback investigation of a foodborne illness outbreak. Teachers guides for Middle Level and High School students; HS Guide appropriate for Community College students.
Be Food Safe
A site sponsored by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) which has http://barfblog.foodsafety.ksu.edu/barfblog links to many resources about food safety.
Foodborne Illness link.
Discovery Education
The Science and Scientists behind the Food is a multimedia resource kit designed to assist teachers in incorporating food science into an existing curriculum. The kit offers students an opportunity to see real-world applications of their laboratory skills.
EXCITE! - Excellence in Curriculum Innovation through Teaching Epidemiology
EXCITE! is a collection of teaching and reference materials developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to introduce and excite youth from kindergarten through 12th grade about the knowledge and skills utilized by public health professionals.
Fact Monster – Food
This site has links to all kinds of interesting facts about food.
Food Insight, Your Nutrition and Food Safety Resource
This website is provided by the International Food Information Council Foundation and is dedicated to the mission of effectively communicating science-based information on health, food safety and nutrition for the public good.
Food Safety News
Food Safety News is presented as a daily Web-based newspaper dedicated to reporting on issues surrounding food safety.
Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigations
Case studies, games, and more from the University of Delaware Food Science Program.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Conferences/Professional Development page
Partnered with FDA in 1999 to develop the Professional Development Program in Food Science.