Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classrooms?
A: Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classrooms is a a suite of curricula developed to provide practical applications to what students learn in the classroom.  Each of our programs introduces teachers to innovative instructional methods that can be used when teaching the curricula and after.  Each unit focuses on a different facet of the food industry, ranging from food safety to food system and processing. 

Q: Where has the Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classrooms program been implemented?
A: The Hands On program is currently operational in middle schools across the United States in 26 different states.  More information on the states we are active in can be found on this page.

Q: What if Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classrooms has not been implemented in my state?
A: If you are interested in implementing and there is not a curriculum for your state, please e-mail us at handson@gmaonline.org

Q: How do I implement this program at my school or in my classroom?
A: Review the Hands On curriculum for your state. Contact the Hands On team at handson@gmaonline.org to discuss training  implementation dates for your students. Each school is different, and we will work with you to determine what training method works best for your team!

Q: How do I support the Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classrooms program?
A: Visit the Support Hands On tab of our website for more information on how to support the program. 

 

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