Click to open and download Food Safety Scientist Unit: Bacteria: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, developed by South Dakota State University (SDSU) and New Mexico State University (NMSU). The Unit includes the following components:

  1. Unit Guide supports teachers in identifying the goals, objectives and standards (Next Generation Science Standards, and Career and Technical Education Classes) for each unit and individual learning experiences
  2. Interactive Virtual Labs provide real-life situations that bring science, technology, engineering, and math into the delivery of a safe food supply
  3. Hands-on laboratory experiences accompany Virtual Labs: Bacteria Sampling to offer deeper understanding of real-life applications of STEM for food safety scientists
  4. Exposure to careers related to the agricultural and food safety sciences
  5. Discussion Guide to empower students to explore various scientific concepts used to develop a safe food system

Lesson Plan Next Generation Science Standards Alignments