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Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS 6–8)

Biology

Sweetpotato Lesson Plan 1: Botany and Growing Sweetpotatoes

Sweetpotato Lesson Plan 2: Botany and Growing a Sweetpotato

How it Grows Reflection Appendix A

Botany and Growing Sweetpotatoes Appendix B

Botany Growing Sweetpotato Slip Observation Appendix C

From Farm to School – Crops of North Carolina: Digging for Sweetpotatoes (Book)

Nutrition

Sweetpotato Nutrition and Wellness Lesson Plan Day 1

Sweetpotato Nutrition and Wellness Lesson Plan Day 2

Sweetpotato Nutrition and Wellness Lesson Plan Day 3

Sweetpotato Matching Game Appendix A

Sweetpotato Note Taking Handout Appendix B (page 1)

Sweetpotato Note Taking Handout Appendix B (page 2)

Sweetpotato 5,4,3,2,1 Expert Handout Appendix C

Sweetpotato PBL Poster Project Grading Rubric Appendix D

Sweetpotatoes Webquest Appendix E

Snacks

Sweetpotato Healthy Snacks Lesson Plan Day 1

Sweetpotato Healthy Snacks Lesson Plan Day 2

Sweetpotato Healthy Snacks Appendix A

Sweetpotato Healthy Snacks Appendix B

Microwave Safety

Microwaved Sweetpotatoes – Quick Healthy Snack

Sweet & Simple – Dessert in a Mug

Wellness Choices – Sweetpotato Raisin Pie

Several of the lesson plans within these pages were created due to the generous support and funding provided by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.
K–2
9–12
3–5
FCS 6–8
6–8
FCS 9–12

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