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December 14, 2018

Food Science in Action Competition

Submitted by Karen Blakeslee

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is sponsoring the fourth annual competition for students to show off their video skills and creativity in the STEM fields. The theme for the 2019 competition is “Teaching and Learning Science Through Food.”

This competition is open to anyone and does not require membership to IFT. Students create a 1– to 5–minute video to teach viewers about an aspect of food science. The video must be detailed, include a materials and equipment list, so viewers can easily repeat the project at home or school. Scientific accuracy is important, so attention to detail is critical. This is very competitive and all submissions will receive constructive feedback. Video submissions are due April 8, 2019.

Learn more at www.ift.org/Knowledge-Center/Learn-About-Food-Science/Food-Science-in-Action.aspx.

Learn about how Food Science Engages Students at https://bit.ly/2ry6Tgg.