|Grade Level||4th & 5th|
|Week #||Q4 W4|
|Unit of Instruction||Canning|
Identify ways to preserve food (i.e. canning, frozen, dehydrated, etc.).
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will learn about how foods are prepared for canning, the process of pressurization, and how long their shelf life is once they are pressurized.
Classroom preparation of salsa, some items grown from the garden (see recipe below). Please note that the recipe below was done on a smaller scale to give students the idea of how to make salsa and the jalapenos were NOT used. 🙂
Demonstration of canning and pressurization.
Discussion of what shelf life is and how long salsa should last for once pressurized.