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CSPI (Carolina Sweet Potato Investigation)
This year-long study guide for students in grades 3-6 centers on the activity of scientific investigation. The character, “Chief Inspector Spencer Sweet Potato” takes on the persona of a detective and leads the student in documenting the discovered facts. The lessons included were designed to align with Social Studies and Science goals for 4th graders in North Carolina, however, the concepts and skills addressed are among those included in elementary curricula nationally. Educators are encouraged to review the lessons and their desired learning outcomes and utilize them as appropriate with their students.
Punch Up Your Diet: Hanging this poster in classrooms or in the cafeteria to remind students of the healthy benefits sweet potatoes bring to their diets.
Eat Well. Live Well: Use this poster in the classroom or cafeteria as an activity to accompany a lesson plan or the March foodservice activities. Students must guess how many sweet potatoes are in the photo.
The sweet potato brochure contains sweet potato trivia, recipes, cooking tips and even a quiz. Use this in the classroom to educate students in a fun and engaging way.