Davis School District Professional Development at Utah State University - May 13, 2013


8:45 – 10:30        Caine Dairy Center
                               Welcome, Orientation & Credit Options:
                               USOE Credit or Food, Land & People-USU Online Course
                               Edmodo Discussion Link
                               Debra Spielmaker, Utah State University

                               Integrating Agriculture and STEM
                               Kaylene Esplin, Orion Junior High School

                               Microbe Experimentation - Blue's the Clue
                               Debra Spielmaker, Utah State University

                               Food Science in Your Classroom - PowerPoint Slides
                               Sarah Young, Utah State Office of Education
                               Dairy Science and High-Tech Cows
                                       > Dairy Genetics
                                       > Dairy Nutrition & Digestion
                                       > Dairy Center Technology Tour
                                       > Butter on the Bus!

11:00 – 12:15      Gossner Foods: Milk Processing Basics: UHT Milk and Dairy Quality Lab Tours

12:30 – 1:15        Lunch – New Agricultural Science Building

1:15 – 3:15          Lab Orientation (45 minutes/lab and then the groups switch)
                                                          1:30 – 2:15 and 2:30 – 3:15

                               1) Gourmet Lab: The Scientific Principles Behind Your Favorite Foods: Sarah Young
                                        > Review Butter (Bus) Battle: Physical Changes Versus Chemical Changes
                                        > Phsyical Changes Versus Chemical Changes Power Point
                                        > Exploding Corn: Differences Between Mass and Volume Changes with Popcorn
                                        > Acidic Milk: Measuring pH Changes When Acid Is Introduced to Cheese Making
                                        > American Mozzarella: Calculating Rates of Change for Rennet in Cheese Making
                                        > From Milk to Cheese & Seed to Shelf - Biotech Cheese

                               2) Garden, Peep & Cheesy Genetics, Debra Spielmaker
                                        > Garden Genetics: Teaching with Edible Plants
                                        > Science in Your Shopping Cart (High-Tech Food, Corn Plastic & Biodegradable Packing)
                                        > Expressions in Agriculture - DNA
                                        > Chicken Eggs & Peep Punnett Rewards                                       

3:15 – 3:30          Wrap-up, Credit Questions & Aggie Ice Cream

3:30                    Load the Bus!

 Teachers will receive: