QUICK Links

Resources

Curriculum

FDA/NSTA Science and Our Food Supply Curriculum, including Dr. X; A - Z Guide; Middle School Guide
http://www.fda.gov/teachsciencewithfood

Additional Resources

Bad Bug Book
http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/CausesOfIllnessBadBugBook
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.
Food
http://www.fda.gov/Food/default.htm
This page is the main link to many FDA resources that deal with food.
Food Safety, Nutrition and Cosmetics Supplement Materials
http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm239035.htm
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
http://savvyconsumer.org/help/food/irradiation/398_rad.html#table
Follow this link to access the article used in this activity in the High School Guide.
Make Your Calories Count
http://www.fda.gov/Food/IngredientsPackagingLabeling/LabelingNutrition/ucm20026097.htm
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!
http://www.fightbac.org
This page has links to food safety curricula for grades K – 3 and 4 – 6.
Pathogen Tracker
http://game.pathogentracker.net
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
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/be_foodsafe
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.
CDC
http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/index.html
Foodborne Illness link.
Discovery Education
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/foodscience/science_resources.html
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.
Teacher Roadmap
http://www.cdc.gov/careerpaths/k12teacherroadmap/index.html
CDC's Teacher Roadmap is a collection of resources for educators wishing to teach classes, units, or entire courses in epidemiology and public health sciences (EPHS).
Fact Monster – Food
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0882305.html
This site has links to all kinds of interesting facts about food.
Food Insight, Your Nutrition and Food Safety Resource
http://www.foodinsight.org
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
http://www.foodsafetynews.com
Food Safety News is presented as a daily Web-based newspaper dedicated to reporting on issues surrounding food safety.
Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigations
http://ag.udel.edu/foodinvestigation
Case studies, games, and more from the University of Delaware Food Science Program.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Conferences/Professional Development page
http://www.nsta.org/conferences/
Partnered with FDA in 1999 to develop the Professional Development Program in Food Science.