Course Description: This course allows participants to understand food composition, biotechnology and chemistry of foods, food safety, dairy industry, meat science, beverages, and food processing. Become an informed student and learn about the scientific world of foods. Students will gain a better understanding of the science that goes into the food they eat, whether it be grown or processed. We will also study the science behind flavoring, coloring and preserving. We will look into the differences and similarities between organically grown products and conventionally grown products as well as the pros and cons to genetically modified organisms.
This class qualifies for a science credit through DPI's Ag Science Equivalency.
Length: (1) Trimester
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Cum Laude Points: 0