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4-H What’s On Your Plate? Exploring Food Science Project

Program Contact: Jenny W. Loyd, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 574-1600 • jennifer.loyd@co.yakima.wa.us

Objectives

  • Learn about secrets of baking through experiments with gluten, leavening agents, and ingredients in baked goods
  • Investigate protein chemistry through experiments with eggs and cheese
  • Explore the inner mysteries of fruits and vegetables
  • Learn about food science and food technology careers

4-H Food Science Curriculum

Available in the Extension office or online at 4-H Food Science Curriculum

Youth Science Journals

Unit 1 – The Secrets of Baking
Unit 2 – The Power of Protein Chemistry
Unit 3 – The Inner Mysteries of Fruits and Vegetables
Unit 4 – Be  a Food Scientist

Facilitator Guides

Unit 1 – The Secrets of Baking – Facilitator Guide
Unit 2 – The Power of Protein Chemistry – Facilitator
Unit 3 – The Inner Mysteries of Fruits and Vegetables – Facilitator Guide
Unit 4 – Be a Food Scientist! – Facilitator Guide

Member Publications

MyPlate Online Resources

www.choosemyplate.gov

 

National 4-H Exploring Food Science Curriculum

 

Member & Leader Publications

Available in the Extension office or online at https://pubs.wsu.edu

For All Food & Nutrition Projects

C1097E – 4-H Food Activity Scoresheet Evaluation Criteria
C1098E – 4-H Food Activity Scoresheet
C1099E – 4-H Food Activity Worksheet
EM3443E – Dinner is Served
EM4733E – Food Activity Guidelines
EM4808E – Sanitizing Dishes
PNW250 – You Can Prevent Foodborne Illness

 

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