4. Fed Up
Student Content: Through watching this movie, students will discover how considering the interaction between the human body and ingredients in food produce negative, or positive, effects. Focusing on the United States’ obesity epidemic, “Fed Up” will allow students to see how food science is important to public health.
Teaching Content: Incorporate this movie into lessons covering biology, chemistry, and human physiology. As culinary STEM jobs increase, the need for experts in food science will also expand, thereby making education in the this area important. Use this opportunity to explore the science behind different types of food and effects on the body.