The Science of Food
Fall 05 & Winter 06
Peter Pessiki,PhD Cindy Beck,ND
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Class Meets: Lab II Room 3216 on Monday & Wednesday evenings – 6 – 10 pm
Required Texts : Perspectives in Nutrition 6th ed by Wardlaw, Hampl & DiSilvestro
Fundamentals of General, Organic & Biological Chemistry 4 th ed by McMurry & Castellion
Special Expenses: $20 lab fee
Chemistry labs require the use of goggles, and they are usually available in lab, but you can purchase your own pair in the bookstore for under $5. A basic calculator will also be required.
If you are joining the class winter quarter - please review chapters 12, 13 & 14 in General, Organic & Biochemistry Text
This 8 credit, two quarter long science program will explore food from a number of different perspectives. Using lectures, readings and the laboratory students will develop the skills needed to understand the chemical composition and nutritional values of food. Using the organic farm we will explore the growing and production of foods. By participating in local festivals students will gain an understanding of how food and the environment are related.
Credits will be awarded in chemistry, food science and nutrition.
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