Food Relationships (Ages 8-11)
Participants will learn about the different flavours and the anatomy of taste – the role of the nose, and how tongue allow them to taste certain flavours (sweet, salty, bitter, sour and umami). Participants will sample the foods with the five tastes.
The DETS curriculum includes K-12 units with lessons that are designed to enhance the understanding and appreciation of the problems of diabetes in Indigenous communities in the US.
A circular theme is used throughout to illustrate the contextual content of Native culture and provides a meaningful approach for students of all cultural backgrounds. Theme: Health is Life in the Balance
Curriculum based lessons for K-7, activities and resources focused on body positivity, food tasting and healthy food customs.