Students discover the role proper nutrition plays in optimizing athletic performance and quality of life. Topics include sports diet, protein power, recovery carbs, sports drinks, energy foods, body image, and food-mood connections. Students learn to examine printed nutritional information and make educated decisions regarding a nutritionally sound diet. Food labs may include common food allergens. Students with food allergies should confer with the teacher before choosing this class.
The course emphasizes valuable skills and techniques for basic food preparation. Students develop the ability to make nutritionally sound food choices. In addition, the exploration of food science concepts and food preparation skills within the My Plate guidelines provides students opportunities to master consumer skills. This course should appeal to any student interested in foods, including those interested in food-related careers. . Food labs may include common food allergens. Students with food allergies should confer with the teacher before choosing this class.
Students will enjoy exploring personal development, family roles, interpersonal relationships and the balance of work and family, with a focus on parenting skills and stages of child development. Parenting and Child Development offers a lifespan approach to individual and family development that affects a successful, positive lifetime experience. This course should appeal to students interested in careers in education, speech therapy, social work and health sciences.
Students will explore the many facets of fashion. Color, design, fabrics, wardrobe planning, production, merchandising, and retail are a few of the fashion-related topics, as well as career opportunities within the fashion field. Students will also be experimenting with sewing techniques while creating fun and useful personal items. Final projects include a personalized T-shirt blanket and Look Book.
This course provides students with an introduction to planning and decorating the home. The historical, cultural, and technological influences on housing and interiors will be discussed, along with choosing suitable housing. While acquainting students with the principles and elements of design, they will be able to look at decorating a space as a whole. Career content will discuss both the occupations available in housing and the general skills needed to be successful in any job. Upon completion of this class course students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the course by completing a presentation board, models as well as using other presentation techniques.
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