CONSUMER SCIENCES

BROCHURE ASSIGNMENT

Here are three options for brochures:

Brochure Templates for OneDrive -
Example of one that you can change

LOGGING IN TO STUDENT EMAIL and ONEDRIVE
  1. Go to Southwest Schools homepage: __www.southwestschools.org__ and click on the blue Outlook.com link in the left column.
  2. Sign in:
    1. Email: __Firstname.Lastname@mywildcats.org__
    2. Password: Capital First Initial + Lowercase Last Initial + 6-digit lunch number. (ex. William Henry = Wh123456)
    3. If this is your first time to login, you may need to use password: Wildcats1
  3. Select Outlook for email. Select One Drive for online Microsoft Office tools.


Printing Press - http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/Printing_Press/
No log in is required. It walks you through each step and provides templates. When done, you can save the file, e-mail or print. The only drawback is you have to download images from the internet, then upload to this program.

Canva.com - https://www.canva.com/ You have to log in, but once you get started, it has everything you need (images, fonts, backgrounds...)
Does not have a specific "brochure" option, but you can create one. To do a brochure, select "Use custom dimensions". Then enter 11 (width) and 8.5 (height) inches. Then select design.



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Career Ed Resources- see Career Research and Information

Finance Resources- See Just Business.

FOOD AND CULTURE

  • Food in Every Country Find food history, customs, recipes, nutrition and more for over 60 countries and 10 different regions and cultural groups within the US.

  • Food history timeline - presents a fascinating buffet of popular lore and contradictory facts
  • The Food Timeline for Teachers- This site has links to anything that has to do with food. The history, recipes, LESSON PLANS, cookbooks, laws and legislation, agriculture, science and nutrition, and more.

NUTRITION/ FOOD SAFETY

  • CalorieKing. The site provides the nutritional facts for thousands of foodstuffs.
  • Conversions for cooking
  • external image fruvegt.gif Set of 30 fruit and vegetable fact sheets with information about: nutrition, uses, description, varieties, and where first cultivated - free to download.
  • Nutrition Education Resources is a great site with a wealth of information for teachers. It has nutrition facts, programs, and monthly ideas as well as relay team events.
  • Nutrition Explorations is a great site with a wealth of information for teachers. It has nutrition facts, programs, and monthly ideas as well as relay team events.
  • Publications.USA.gov Free and low-cost information can be ordered or downloaded from the federal government. Topics include: health, drugs, medical issues, money and finances, and nutrition.
  • Science of Cooking - Explore recipes, activities, and Webcasts that will enhance your understanding of the science behind food and cooking.
  • Still Tasty?- This link helps you to determine how long food will last--in your refrigerator or freezer. It is both interesting and educational.
  • USDA Resources:
    • 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans from the USDA.
    • Choose My Plate - Brought to you by the USDA
    • Food Composition Databases - Search the database by food item, food group, or manufacturer's name to find the nutrient information for your food items. You can also generate lists of foods sorted by nutrient content. Includes nutrition details on more than 80,000 name brand prepared and packaged foods available at restaurants and grocery stores.

    • Super Tracker- Allows you to get a personalized nutrition and activity plan along with the ability to track your food and your activities. Get tips too!