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See Featured 8 Resources illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar imageā€”a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate...  (Department of Agriculture)
Environmental Literacy Council features labs, projects, and activities for studying the air and climate, land, water, ecosystems, energy, food, and environment and society. Learn about the carbon cycle, forests...  (Multiple Agencies)
Nutrition and Physical Activity focuses on physical activity and good nutrition. Explore the new food pyramid. Learn about body mass, bone health, cancer, dietary guidelines, fruits and vegetables and weight...  (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Accidental Scientist: Science of Cooking looks at the science behind food and cooking. Learn about what happens when you eat sugar, bake bread, cook an egg, or pickle foods. Find out how muscle turns to meat, what makes...  (Exploratorium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Chemistry Now is an online video series that explains the science of common foods and objects -- water, cheese, bread, chocolate, flowers, nylon, artificial sweeteners, and more...  (National Science Foundation)
Sow the Seeds of Victory! Posters from the Food Administration During World War I tells how Herbert Hoover, head of the new U.S. Food Administration, convinced Americans to conserve food during the Great War. Homeowners were urged to sign pledge cards to conserve...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
FDA's Kid's Page includes a food safety quiz, a piece about how the FDA conducts its investigations, and pages about animals, vaccines, and tobacco. There are also specific pages designed for teens and...  (Food and Drug Administration)
Science and Our Food Supply: Investigating Food Safety From Farm to Table offers middle and high school science teachers a free supplementary curriculum, "Science and Our Food Supply." Middle and high school teachers are also invited to apply for an...  (Food and Drug Administration)
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