Food Culture

This lesson contains information & hands on activities where 3-5 grade students will be learning about farmers, agriculture, and agribusiness.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities where 6-8 grade students will be learning about careers in agriculture. Our goal for this lesson is to help students explore the vast array of agricultural careers.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities where K-2 students will be learning about farmers, agriculture, and agribusiness.

This lesson contains information & hands on activities for teaching grades 3-5 about whole food plants, specifically fruits & vegetables.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities for teaching grades 6-8 about whole food plants, specifically fruits & vegetables.

This lesson contains information & hands on activities for teaching grades 9-12 about the benefits of fruits & vegetables.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities for teaching grades K-2 about the benefits of eating healthy & all about plants.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities where 3-5 grade students will be learning about the effect that our local Food Environment has on the food choices we make and ultimately the food we eat.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities where 6-8 grade students will be learning about the effect that our local Food Environment has on the food choices we make and ultimately the food we eat.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities where 9-12 grade students will be learning about food environments and their influence on food choices and purchases.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities where 3-5 grade students will be learning about plants and how components in nature interact with each other in ecosystems.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities where 6-8 grade students will be learning about plants and how components in nature interact with each other in ecosystems.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities where K-2 students will be learning about plans and how components in nature interact with each other in ecosystems.

This lesson contains information & hands on activities for teaching grades 3-5 about the Certified South Carolina Grown Program & the differences between fruits & vegetables.

This lesson contains information & hands on activities for teaching grades 6-8 about the Certified South Carolina Grown Program & the differences between fruits & vegetables.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities for teaching grades 9-12 about the Certified South Carolina Grown Program & the differences between fruits & vegetables.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities for teaching grades K-2 about the Certified South Carolina Grown Program & the differences between fruits & vegetables.

This lesson contains information & hands on activities for teaching grades 3-5 about the first meal of the day: BREAKFAST. Our goal for this lesson is to encourage children to start the day right with a healthy breakfast.

This lesson contains information & hands on activities for teaching grades 6-8 about the first meal of the day: BREAKFAST. Our goal for this lesson is to encourage children to start the day right with a healthy breakfast.

This lesson contains information & hands on activities for teaching grades 9-12 about the first meal of the day: BREAKFAST. Our goal for this lesson is to encourage children to start the day right with a healthy breakfast.

This lesson contains information & hands on activities for teaching grades K-2 about the first meal of the day: BREAKFAST. Our goal for this lesson is to encourage children to start the day right with a healthy breakfast.

Several activities based on Lowcountry cuisine and food.  

Barbecue has been a South Carolina tradition for hundreds of years. Today, the state can be divided into four regions depending on which type sauce (tomato, ketchup, mustard, or vinegar & pepper) is preferred.

Historians learn about the past by studying objects. See what you can learn about life on a rice plantation by studying photographs of three objects and trying to figure out how they were used.

This lesson contains information & hands on activities for teaching grades 3-5 about the benefits of Smart Food Choices.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities for teaching grades 6-8 about the benefits of Smart Food Choices.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities for teaching grades 9-12about the benefits of Smart Food Choices.

This lesson contains information & hands-on activities for teaching grades K-2 about the benefits of Smart Food Choices.

This activity is for students to become familiar with foods common to 18th century soldiers and the quantities needed to sustain an army of the time.

Soldiers in the 18th century received a daily ration of food. This was usually of low quality, and many times minimal in amount. These meager amounts, though, added up, creating a major logistical challenge for the army.

Barbecue has been a southern tradition for a long time and has become a very profitable business. In South Carolina, there are four types of barbecue (tomato, ketchup, mustard, and vinegar and pepper) which seem to be regionally located. .

This lesson is based on the National Register of Historic Places registration files "Georgetown County Rice Culture, c. 1750-c. 1910" and "Chicora Wood Plantation" as well as other source materials on the rice culture of Georgetown County.