Food For Life Syllabus
Family and Consumer Science
Garnet Valley High School
Instructor: Mrs. Susan Mrusko
Tel: (610) 579-7489
This course is an introduction to healthy eating and cooking, based on current nutritional guidelines and recommendations.
Class activities will include lecture, demonstrations,videos, discussion, group work, hands-on food labs and group cooperative product outcome and presentation. Students are expected to keep a notebook for any handouts. The notebook should contain lecture notes, handouts, assignments and returned quizzes and papers.
There is a $15.00 lab fee. Due: ___________
Kitchen and lab equipment safety
Food safety and sanitation
Food Habits: A Lifestyle Choice
The Health Effects of Energy Nutrients
The work of Noncaloric Nutrients
Nutrition Management: A Lifelong Activity
Other Aspects of Wellness
Making Informed Choices
Evaluation Process/Student Responsibilities:
Students wil be evaluated on class and food lab participation, attendance, projects, quizzes and examinations.In the event a student misses a food lab, there is a make-up assignment due within one week. Examinations or quizzes missed due to illness are to be made up within one week. It is the responsibility of the student to consult the teacher for any make-up. Any unexcused missed assignments or tests will result in a grade deduction.
Grades will consist of: