Welcome to Family and Consumer Sciences (Grades 7 and 8)
Room A108 507-207-6030
FACS - Where Academics Meet Real Life!
FACS Textbook (click here)
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FACS 7 is a required course (9 weeks) designed to provide the student with introductory skills in the areas of food/nutrition; interior design; teen life/family studies; child development; and resource management.
FACS 8 is a required course (9 weeks) designed to provide the student with living skills in the area of food/nutrition; family living and financial literacy. The FACS curriculum includes age appropriate hands on projects in which to learn practical living skills.
Essential Learner Outcomes
The learner will:
-relate the six basic nutrients to the planning and preparing of foods.
-understand verbal/written/visual instruction for project completion.
-understand age appropriate activities and emergency procedures for children under five.
-relate intermediate nutrition (nutrient functions, dietary guidelines, nutrition fact labeling, diet analysis) to the planning and preparing of meals and snacks.
-apply proper safety and sanitation procedures to ensure the health and safety of the producer and consumer.
-identify the factors that influence individual differences to help maintain a positive self-concept.
-apply the elements and principles of design with emphasis on color theory.
-utilize financial literacy concepts to manage household consumerism.
Grades are based on total points from all assignments. Late work may receive reduced credit.
Questions? Call or E-mail me anytime. 507-207-6030,