Available to grades: 10,11,12
Food Science is the study of the physical and chemical characteristics of food. The course focuses on nutrition, health, food processing, and preparation. The scientific method and lab experiments are used to study all aspects of food. Students will be studying science by using material that has direct application to their daily lives. This course is recommended for students interested in areas of food technology, food science and research, athletic nutrition, dietetics, chemistry, and biochemistry. Food science may be used for science credit.