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School Gardens: Cultivating A Child’S Nutritional Habits, Environmental Knowledge, And Sustainability Practices, Jeffrey Meltzer Jan 2015

School Gardens: Cultivating A Child’S Nutritional Habits, Environmental Knowledge, And Sustainability Practices, Jeffrey Meltzer

Honors Theses

School gardens have existed since the late nineteenth century and today are becoming increasingly popular in many parts of the world, including where I studied in Maine and Australia (AUS). Multiple organizations support school gardens in Maine, including the Maine School Garden Network, which has over 125 registered school gardens. In AUS, the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation primarily supports the school garden movement and has over 800 registered school gardens. While many researchers have studied school gardens, few have compared two countries, focused on environmental sustainability, or investigated Maine in particular. This thesis combines information from literature reviews, and ...


South Carolina Association Of Family And Consumer Sciences Records - Accession 180, Family And Consumer Sciences, South Carolina Association Of Jan 2013

South Carolina Association Of Family And Consumer Sciences Records - Accession 180, Family And Consumer Sciences, South Carolina Association Of

Manuscript Collection

This South Carolina Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Records (SCAFCS) is a valuable source on Family and Consumer Science history in South Carolina during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The organization was known as the South Carolina Home Economics Association (SCHEA) from 1914 to 1995. This collection contains records created by the organization, including correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, handbooks, financial records, newsletters, constitution and by-laws, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia, as well as information about the organization’s annual meeting, various committees within the organization and the College Club Section of the organization. There is also a ...


A Pilot Study: The Use Of A Survey To Assess The Food Knowledge Of Nutrition Students At Various Levels Of Nutrition Education, Chante Chambers Aug 2012

A Pilot Study: The Use Of A Survey To Assess The Food Knowledge Of Nutrition Students At Various Levels Of Nutrition Education, Chante Chambers

Public Access Theses and Dissertations from the College of Education and Human Sciences

A working definition of a concept known as ‘food literacy’ encompasses using basic food preparation knowledge that has been learned, understood, and practiced to make better food decisions. To advance these skills for client service, a post-secondary nutrition program would need to include objectives that allow application of knowledge. For this reason, the purpose of this study was to determine the difference in knowledge and application among students in 100, 200 and 400 level college nutrition course(s). A survey was developed to measure the food knowledge of these college students as they prepare for careers as health care professionals ...


Strategic Discussions For Nebraska: Opportunities For Nebraska -- Food Scarcity, Mary Garbacz Jan 2012

Strategic Discussions For Nebraska: Opportunities For Nebraska -- Food Scarcity, Mary Garbacz

Faculty Publications: Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication Department

Strategic Discussions for Nebraska is a program in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources that produces an annual publication called Opportunities for Nebraska, focusing on a different topic each year. The publication is produced in hard copy and also is available online at www.sdn.unl.edu.

The content for each publication is produced by UNL students enrolled in a Magazine Writing course each spring semester, taught by the SDN coordinator. Students conduct interviews with UNL researchers and write stories for inclusion in the publication. The interviews are captured on video and are edited into video ...


Sociodemographic Factors Influencing The Food Choices Of Young Adults In Rural Iowa, Cynthia Mary Goody Jan 1993

Sociodemographic Factors Influencing The Food Choices Of Young Adults In Rural Iowa, Cynthia Mary Goody

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Attitudes Toward And Adoption Of Dietary Behaviors To Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease Among Rural Iowa Females, Mary Yang Jan 1991

Attitudes Toward And Adoption Of Dietary Behaviors To Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease Among Rural Iowa Females, Mary Yang

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Factors Affecting Rural Males' Adoption Of Dietary Behaviors To Reduce Heart Disease, Kristine Kay Ankeny Jan 1989

Factors Affecting Rural Males' Adoption Of Dietary Behaviors To Reduce Heart Disease, Kristine Kay Ankeny

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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The Synergistic Effects Of Ethanol And Acetaminophen-Induced Hepatotoxicity On Hepatic Glutathione And Plasma Oxaloacetic Transaminase Levels In Mice, Romeo Smith Jan 1985

The Synergistic Effects Of Ethanol And Acetaminophen-Induced Hepatotoxicity On Hepatic Glutathione And Plasma Oxaloacetic Transaminase Levels In Mice, Romeo Smith

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Estimations Of The Daily Energy Expenditure Of Women From Records Of Activity And Of Pulse Rate , Evelyn Hollen Jan 1963

Estimations Of The Daily Energy Expenditure Of Women From Records Of Activity And Of Pulse Rate , Evelyn Hollen

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Formation Of Immunoproteins During Protein Repletion , Mary Alice Kenney Jan 1963

Formation Of Immunoproteins During Protein Repletion , Mary Alice Kenney

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Effect Of Dietary Proteins On Activities Of Two Hepatic Enzyme Systems , Mary Addina Crenshaw Jan 1962

Effect Of Dietary Proteins On Activities Of Two Hepatic Enzyme Systems , Mary Addina Crenshaw

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Relation Of Physical, Chemical And Sensory Evaluation Of Cured Ham To The Backfat Thickness Of Hog Carcasses , Astrid Linnéa Molander Jan 1962

Relation Of Physical, Chemical And Sensory Evaluation Of Cured Ham To The Backfat Thickness Of Hog Carcasses , Astrid Linnéa Molander

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Possible Interrelationships Between Thiamine Intake And Ascorbic Acid Value Of The Plasma ..., Amanda Bernice Crump Jan 1945

Possible Interrelationships Between Thiamine Intake And Ascorbic Acid Value Of The Plasma ..., Amanda Bernice Crump

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Influence Of Breakfast On Muscular Coordination, Muscle Strength And Memory In Certain Iowa State College Women, Trandailer Daniellita Jones Jan 1942

Influence Of Breakfast On Muscular Coordination, Muscle Strength And Memory In Certain Iowa State College Women, Trandailer Daniellita Jones

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Influence Of Breakfast On Muscular Coordination, Muscle Strength And Memory In Certain Iowa State College Women, Trandailer Daniellita Jones Jan 1942

Influence Of Breakfast On Muscular Coordination, Muscle Strength And Memory In Certain Iowa State College Women, Trandailer Daniellita Jones

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.