Welcome to the Hands On: Real-World Lessons for Middle
School Classrooms web site!
is a comprehensive educational program
designed to teach middle school students key food safety concepts
while meeting state mandated curriculum standards for math, science,
language arts, and social studies.
These lessons contain research-based, highly effective instructional
strategies organized into lesson plans, student labs, and hands-on
activities to be taught in all subject areas (math, science,
social studies, and language arts) for approximately one week.
Teachers of all subjects work together. The interdisciplinary
lessons allow students to build on food safety concepts from all
subjects, thus improving knowledge and retention.
Everything you need to get Hands On
started in you
school is right here:
- Interdisciplinary Curriculum designed to meet state teaching standards
- All essential lab and classroom materials to complete the
- Professional development training
Biology in a Box
-- Biology and Math are better together! Check out more hands-on,
inquiry-based activities for K-12. Activity books for 10 units of different topics
in biology and ecology are available free through the web.