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Our educator resources are developed by Feeding Tomorrow, the foundation of IFT.

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Educators

Feed the minds that will feed the future. Introduce your students to the science of food through the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT’s) interactive teaching resources. 

2021 Educator Program Event
Would you like help your K–12 students discover careers available to them within the science of food?

Join us for an educational experience designed specifically for educators, teachers, and counselors. You’ll connect with food industry professionals, gain access to teaching resources and experiments, connect with other educators and see what career opportunities exist.

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Dropper and beakers

Know a budding food science professional?

Encourage them to apply for an IFT Feeding Tomorrow Foundation Scholarship.

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Get inspired

Browse resources by grade level for fun and engaging experiments that will get kids jazzed about science, food, and future careers in the science of food!

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Learn about food science

Access informative resources about food science and it's positive impact.

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Nine Tips to Keep Food Safe This Fall

Labor Day weekend generally marks the unofficial end of summer in the United States, but it doesn’t have to mean the end of summer fun.

10 Common Culprits of Foodborne Illnesses

As a food consumer, there are many methods to reduce the risk of foodborne illness.

A Historical Look at Food Safety

Here's a look at major food safety developments throughout the years. 

5 Tips and Tricks for Packing Healthier Lunches

IFT’s Anna Rosales shares secrets for serving up nutritious lunchtime eats for the younger set.