Food, agriculture, and education / edited by A.N. Rao.
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|Subject:||Nutrition > Study and teaching > Congresses.
Agricultural education > Congresses.
Food > Congresses.
Nutrition > Étude et enseignement > Congrès.
Enseignement agricole > Congrès.
Aliments > Congrès.
- ISBN: 9781483161419
- ISBN: 1483161412
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 247 pages) : illustrations.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Published for the ICSU Press by Pergamon Press, 1987.
|General Note:|| Papers from the Bangalore Conference on Science and Technology Education and Future Human Needs, held in Bangalore, India, Aug. 6-14, 1985, which was organized by the Committee on the Teaching of Science of the International Council of Scientific Unions.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Front Cover; Food, Agriculture and Education; Copyright Page; Foreword; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. Food, Agriculture and Education; Food production and food consumption; Food preservation and storage; Biotechnology; Technology transfer; Educational aspects of food and agriculture; Part A: General Section; Chapter 2. Children and Agriculture; Syllabus teaching and agriculture; Children and the things of the land; Chapter 3. Agricultural Science Education for Development; The sad state of the art; Different approaches; SUCCESSFUL TECHNIQUES; Conclusions; References.
Chapter 4. Agriculture and Biology EducationReference; Chapter 5. Food and Culture; References; Chapter 6. Food Production and General Education; Population growth and food production; The know-how necessary in general crop production; Animal and fish production; Conflicting claims on the use of land; Energy and the economics of food production; Education in food production; What basic facts should be included at primary level?; What should be included at the secondary level?; Chapter 7. The Need for Continuing Education in Food and Agriculture; The problem -- the need for lifelong education.
Aims and rationaleWho should learn and where they should learn; What should be learnt and how it could be taught; Who should teach and how they could be trained; How such a program could be co-ordinated; How the program could be evaluated; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8. Teaching About Nutrition in Primary and Secondary Schools; The place of nutrition education within the school curriculum; Teaching approaches; Implications for teachers; Summary; References; Chapter 9. Nutrition and Science Education; Nutrition-a natural topic for science education; Nutrition in primary school science.
Nutrition in secondary school educationTransfer of information; The dilemma of two cultures; Nutrition education or food?; Nutrition education in medical schools; References; Chapter 10. Food Preservation and Storage; References; Chapter 11. New Directions for the Teaching of Food and Agriculture; The topic food; New directions for teaching the topic of food; Teaching strategies; References; Part B: Case Studies; Chapter 12. Food and Agriculture in the Science Education Programme in Nigeria; Food and agricultural practices; The long-term solution; Barriers in food and agriculture production.
ConclusionReference; Chapter 13. Educational Production Units; The organization of a production unit; Production units in the Eastern Province; Chapter 14. Mites and Mirids: A resource management and applied studies approach to science education; Red spider mites and integrated pest management; Chapter 15. Food Technology Education in Papua New Guinea; Food technology education; References; Chapter 16. Village Orientated Topics in Papua New Guinea; Development of environment-orientated education; References; Chapter 17. Teaching Agriculture and Food Nutrition in Fiji.
|Summary:|| Food, Agriculture and Education.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.
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