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Adventures in Food and Nutrition!, 5th Edition

By: Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Ph.D., R.D., F.A.N.D.
ISBN: 978-1-63126-000-1
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2016
Subject: Food / Nutrition
Grade Level: 6-8
Description
Adventures in Food and Nutrition! introduces students to the study of nutrition, food management, and meal preparation. Features throughout the book inform students on food technology innovations, build an appreciation for cultural diversity, and encourage career exploration.
  • An easy-to-understand writing style, along with supporting photographs, makes this text ideal for introductory classes.
  • Math and science features are used to investigate the link between nutrition and health.
  • Problem-solving scenarios develop student critical-thinking skills while vocabulary activities reinforce comprehension of new terms.
Products & Prices 6-12 Education
Products Pages ISBN Retail Price School Price Order Quantity
Text 524 978-1-63126-000-1 $93.28 $69.96
Adventures in Food and Nutrition! introduces students to the study of nutrition, food management, and meal preparation. Features throughout the book inform students on food technology innovations, build an appreciation for cultural diversity, and encourage career exploration.
  • An easy-to-understand writing style, along with supporting photographs, makes this text ideal for introductory classes.
  • Math and science features are used to investigate the link between nutrition and health.
  • Problem-solving scenarios develop student critical-thinking skills while vocabulary activities reinforce comprehension of new terms.
Workbook 168 978-1-63126-001-8 $22.00 $16.50
Designed to help students review content, apply knowledge, and develop critical-thinking skills. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Teacher's Resource CD 978-1-63126-007-0 $266.64 $199.98 *
This Teacher’s Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Teacher’s Materials. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Answer Keys. Textbook, Workbook, and Teacher’s Resource Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 978-1-63126-008-7 $248.00 $186.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. This product includes 25 test banks. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP, Vista SP1, Windows® 7 (32-bit), or Windows® 7 (64-bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.5.8 or OS® 10.6.4; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
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*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents
1. Food, Nutrition, and You
2. Nutrients: The Building Blocks of Health
3. Your Nutrition Toolbox
4. Weighing Your Choices
5. A Look at the Kitchen
6. Cooking with Microwaves
7. The Cook's Tools
8. Play It Safe!
9. Keep It Clean!
10. Recipes—Blueprints for Food
11. What's on the Menu?
12. Smart Shopping
13. Ready, Set, Cook!
14. When You're on the Go
15. Fabulous Fruits
16. Versatile Vegetables
17. Salad Success
18. Great Grains
19. Bountiful Breads
20. Dairy Delights
21. Marvelous Meat and Poultry
22. Savory Seafood
23. Incredible Eggs and Legumes
24. Delicious Desserts
25. A Career to Consider
Look Inside
Text
 
SuperTracker Lesson Packet (Web Link, SuperTracker)
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Food / Nutrition)
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Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Food / Nutrition)
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Chapter 14 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Food / Nutrition)
Companion Website
www.g-wlearning.com
View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Foods and Nutrition)
Correlations
FCS National Standards Correlations
About the Author(s)

Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Ph.D., R.D., F.A.N.D. - is a nationally recognized author and nutrition educator. Carol received her degrees in Home Economics Education and Nutrition from Florida State University and Pennsylvania State University. She is a Registered Dietitian and a member of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association), and Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior. In addition to being the author of Adventures in Food and Nutrition!, Carol has written several classroom nutrition education and food safety curriculum guides and teaching kits for preschool, elementary, middle school, and high school students. She also writes nutrition education computer software, a college level textbook, and has contributed nutrition articles to various family and consumer sciences publications as well as the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior and the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. She is actively involved in designing new methods to teach people of all ages how to improve their diets and health.

Carol has extensive teaching experience at both the secondary and university levels. As an active lecturer and consultant, she frequently conducts workshops for family and consumer sciences teachers and dietitians. She has made nutrition education presentations at national meetings of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and International Congress of Nutrition. She has served as the Director of the Nutrition Information and Resource Center at Pennsylvania State University. Currently, she is a nutrition teacher and researcher at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. For her expertise and significant contributions to the field of nutrition education, she has been named a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She also has received the Outstanding Nutrition Educator award from the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and U.S. Department of Agriculture.