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May 28, 2008
May is National Egg month. Learn more about where American chickens came from: http://www.aeb.org/kidsandfamily/american_chickens_came_from_wher.htm
Did you know that eggs get grades too? Read more about it here: http://www.aeb.org/kidsandfamily/getting_good_grades.htm
Then answer these questions:
1. What grade eggs are best for frying?
2. What grade eggs are best for hard cooking?
3. What is the highest grade for an egg?
4. Complete this sentence: The smaller the air cell, the __________ the grade.
5. Complete this sentence: Grading is still called _____________.
Have you ever seen a chef's hat? It's called a toque (say this like tow with a hard k on the end). A toque is white, stands up tall and has about 100 pleats. Some cooks say that the pleats stand for all the ways you can cook an egg. Can you think of 100 ways to make eggs?
Can you name the parts of an egg? Try it here: http://www.eggsedu.org.uk/primary/ks2/ks2_whatisinanegg.htm
Eggs need to be kept refrigerated in order to avoid food poisoning. Learn about food safety here: http://www.aeb.org/Teacher/hentohome/activity_4.htm
Don’t Forget the Math Challenge!
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