Identify food-preservation methods.
Identification should include proper refrigeration, canning, freezing, and curing and drying.
- What are the benefits and consequences of preserving foods?
- What are the consequences of improperly canning foods?
- Why should frozen foods, once thawed, not be frozen again?
- How long can cooked food stay on the service table?
- What are the consequences of not refrigerating food promptly?
- What equipment is necessary for canning foods?
- What products can make preserving foods easier?
- Why is it important to label and date preserved foods?
- How has technology made food preservation easier for families?
- What are the environmental benefits of preserving foods?
- Why is it important to research innovative techniques in food preservation?
- How can you inspire others to preserve foods?
- What information do you need to properly preserve nutritious foods?
- Why is it important to know the chemical composition of foods before applying a preservation method?
- How much of the family’s resources is spent on preserving food? Should you be doing more or less food preservation?
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Families First: Families Today
Power of One: A Better You
Student Body: The Healthy You
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze decisions about providing safe and nutritious food for individuals and families.