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The e-Potato: A Multidisciplinary and Multimedia Youth Online Program

Please have students complete this pre-survey before starting the e-potato lessons. Teachers should also view and download the Curriculum Overview (PDF).


Lesson 1: The History and Production of Potatoes

Please lead your students through this lesson and have them complete the activities throughout.

This lesson includes

  • History of Potatoes
  • Worldwide Potato Production
  • Potatoes in Idaho
  • From Field to Table
  • Career Connections

Lesson 2: Potatoes and Potato Products

Please lead your students through this lesson and have them complete the activities throughout.

This lesson includes

  • Breakdown of Potato Products
  • Fresh Potatoes
  • Potato Color Groups
  • Potato Characteristics
  • Processed Potatoes
  • Frozen
  • Chips
  • Dehydrated
  • Career Connections

Lesson 3: Are Potatoes a Super Food?

Please lead your students through this lesson and have them complete the activities throughout.

This lesson includes:

  • Nutrition Facts Label
    • Calories, Serving Sizes, Nutrients
    • Activity: Analyze three potato products
  • How Nutrients in Potatoes Make a Healthy Body
    • Energy, Heart, Muscles, Immune System, Blood Skeleton
  • Career Connections

Lesson 4: Potatoes on MyPlate

Please lead your students through this lesson and have them complete the activities throughout.

This lesson includes

  • Where Potatoes Fit on MyPlate
  • Potato Serving Sizes
  • Building a Healthy MyPlate Potato Meal
  • Career Connections

Please have students complete this post-survey after completing the e-potato lessons.

Contact

Doceo Center for Innovation + Learning

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Doceo Center
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3080
Moscow, ID 83844-3080

Phone: 208-885-9084

Fax: 208-885-1071

Email: cassidyh@uidaho.edu

Web: Doceo Center

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