Garden Bites Training for CT: Core Concepts

Garden Bites Training for CT: Core Concepts

Review basic nutrition and gardening education knowledge and skills

About this course

Welcome to our Core Concepts course!

In this course, you will learn how Garden Bites content is structured and highlights about the key learning outcomes.

Who should take this course? 

This course is designed for new Garden Bites teachers who are about to get started on teaching the Garden Bites program with their students. Course access is for 1 year.

Duration: 45 minutes

We'll cover: 

  • Edible plants and gardening: How students will use observation and evidence gathering to make claims about how plants grow and become a high quality food source. 
  • Overview of the health impacts of the standard American diet and solutions offered through Garden Bites nutrition lessons.

Curriculum

  • Edible Plants & Gardening ~ 20 minutes
  • Edible Plants and Plant Parts
  • 1. Seeds We Eat
  • 2. Roots We Eat
  • 3. Stems We Eat
  • 4. Leaves We Eat
  • 5. Flowers We Eat
  • 6. Fruits We Eat
  • Nutrition & Cooking ~ 20 minutes
  • 1. The Chef's Plate
  • Nutrition Lesson Themes
  • 2. Nutrition Labels
  • 3. Fruits & Vegetables
  • 4. Protein
  • 5. Whole Grains
  • 6. Hydration
  • 7. Fats
  • 8. Make it Count
  • Learning Check ~5 minutes
  • Learning Check #2
  • End of Course

About this course

Welcome to our Core Concepts course!

In this course, you will learn how Garden Bites content is structured and highlights about the key learning outcomes.

Who should take this course? 

This course is designed for new Garden Bites teachers who are about to get started on teaching the Garden Bites program with their students. Course access is for 1 year.

Duration: 45 minutes

We'll cover: 

  • Edible plants and gardening: How students will use observation and evidence gathering to make claims about how plants grow and become a high quality food source. 
  • Overview of the health impacts of the standard American diet and solutions offered through Garden Bites nutrition lessons.

Curriculum

  • Edible Plants & Gardening ~ 20 minutes
  • Edible Plants and Plant Parts
  • 1. Seeds We Eat
  • 2. Roots We Eat
  • 3. Stems We Eat
  • 4. Leaves We Eat
  • 5. Flowers We Eat
  • 6. Fruits We Eat
  • Nutrition & Cooking ~ 20 minutes
  • 1. The Chef's Plate
  • Nutrition Lesson Themes
  • 2. Nutrition Labels
  • 3. Fruits & Vegetables
  • 4. Protein
  • 5. Whole Grains
  • 6. Hydration
  • 7. Fats
  • 8. Make it Count
  • Learning Check ~5 minutes
  • Learning Check #2
  • End of Course