In addition to the materials on this page, please visit the Hands On page to download the middle school food safety curricula.
Smart Kids Fight BAC! ®
Smart Kids Fight BAC!® is an award-winning curriculum for Grade K-3 consisting of an animated video; teacher guides; activity booklets that reinforce food safety through math, language arts, art and science; and He’s BAC! – a storybook for children and parents. The curricula was created by Dr. Judy A. Harrison, Professor of Foods and Nutrition and Extension Foods Specialist at the University of Georgia. Dr. Harrison currently serves on the board of The Partnership for Food Safety Education.
He’s BAC! – He’s germy, he’s green, he’s very rude. Check out this great illustrated storybook “He’s BAC” written by Judy A. Harrison, PhD, The University of Georgia, with illustrations by Jeff Fastener.
The original Fight BAC!® education program for young children to teach them about the four basic concepts of food safety.
Other PFSE Materials for K-3rd Grade:
Fight BAC! ® at Picnic Park
Perfect Picnic Program Components: A teacher’s script, standards alignment information, and Food Safety basics sheet for parents. Two reproducible student activity sheets; a wall poster for the classroom; Powerpoint food safety quiz. (Each item available in English and in Spanish).
Fight BAC! ® En Pinic Park – Guía del Educador Español – Incluye información de alineación de estándares, información básica de educación sobre inocuidad de los alimentos y dos hojas de actividades reproducibles. Adecuado para los grados 3-5.
The very popular original Your Game Plan for Food Safety middle school curriculum from the Partnership for Food Safety Education. Experiments and activities can be downloaded as separate pages.
Experiments for Fighting BAC! – Experiments that will help students to learn the importance of proper hand-washing and proper food preparation, cooking and storage in order to FightBAC! Suitable for grades 4-8.
The Hands On Curriculum teaches middle school students key food safety concepts while meeting state-mandated curriculum standards in the core subjects ares of Math, Science, Social Studies and English/Language Arts. Free downloads are available in the Hands On section of the website.
Safe Recipe Lesson for Middle School
The Safe Recipe Lesson teaches middle school students how to use the Safe Recipe Style Guide to create a recipe that includes basic steps for safe food handling, preparation and storage. The lesson is aligned with National Health and Science Education Standards and has been reviewed by a curriculum specialist. The lesson plan for teachers and student guide are available as separate downloads and include 5 sample recipes.
The Safe Recipe Activity for Middle School is an online activity that teaches students in grades 6-8 how to use the Safe Recipe Style Guide to create a recipe that includes basic instructions for safe food handling, preparation, and storage.
Students can complete the activity independently in about 30 minutes. Internet access and the use of either MS Word or Google Docs are required. You can access the Teacher’s Guide and the online activity for students by clicking the links below.