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2018 Kansas FCE Lessons

Human Trafficking... Slavery Still Exists

Human trafficking occurs when any person is taken against his/her will and exploited in any way. Human Trafficking generates many billions of dollars profit per year, second only to drug trafficking as the most profitable form of crime. By working together, we can make a difference. 

This lesson is available for checkout - For information regarding this Kansas Association of Family and Community Education lesson, contact Carol Linter, Atchison County  FCE Council President. 913-833-2198

 

Make Your Day A Little Smoother! 

Tired of skipping meals or eating on the run? There is a better solution. Make healthy smoothies, and you have it all covered. Only three steps: Ingredients, Blend, and Drink. Real food is always best, but when there isn't enough time, smoothies have it all.

This lesson is available for checkout - For information regarding this Kansas Association of Family and Community Education lesson, contact Carol Linter, Atchison County  FCE Council President. 913-833-2198

 

Kids In The Kitchen

What kid doesn't like to eat? What kid doesn't need to eat!! Making food choices and helping prepare their own meals gets kids into the kitchen and helps them develop healthy eating habits. 

This lesson is available for checkout - For information regarding this Kansas Association of Family and Community Education lesson, contact Carol Linter, Atchison County  FCE Council President. 913-833-2198

 

Group Process...Putting The Pieces Together

Working together for the betterment of our FCE and Community, we CAN make a HUGE difference. Get together with members, youth, & others in the community. Find a common passion & work together. Everyone benefits when the pieces are all put together. 

This lesson is available for checkout - For information regarding this Kansas Association of Family and Community Education lesson, contact Carol Linter, Atchison County  FCE Council President. 913-833-2198

 

National FCE  Lesson Resources

All lessons are check out programs. This year several national NAFCE lessons are incorporated into KAFCE lessons.

Someone's Asking - About Human Trafficking (Hearth-Fire Series #62)

See KAFCE Human Trafficking lesson. 

Person to Person - Guidelines for Developing A Dynamic Group #36 

See KAFCE Group Process Lesson. 

Someone's in the USA saying- Show me the Power of Healing Foods (Hearth Fire Series #27) 

Discover the health benefits of eating rainbow color. Companion lesson to Make Your Day Smoother! KAFCE lesson. Note: Some information provided in this lesson is dated. 

CHARACTER COUNTS! - Citizenship

Companion lesson KAFCE Character Counts lesson. This year's character trait is Citizenship. 

CHARACTER COUNTS!-Citizenship Artwork and Essay Contest

National FCE project

 

Other Lesson Resources-
Check With Extension Office for Details

Dietary Supplements 

Presented by Diane Nielson, Atchison County Extension Agent

Dietary supplements is a billion dollar industry. As you walk through a store or search the internet, you may notice all of the vitamins, minerals, and supplements available. You may find yourself wondering “do I need these?” And if so, “which ones?”, To answer these questions, this lesson will provide a few consumer tips and share why it is important to talk with your health care provider about dietary supplements. After this lesson, you will be able to determine which supplements, if any, may be beneficial to you.

 

Mediterranean Diets

Presented by Diane Nielson, Atchison County Extension Agent

Come discover the connection between following a Mediterranean   lifestyle and the life long health benefits. Sample the cuisine and learn about how fish, an abundance of fruits and vegetables, olive oil plus friendship and regular exercise all play a role in longevity. Recipes will be available to encourage Kansans to adopt a few Mediterranean habits! Note: This lesson will also be offered as a 5 week community series offering an in-depth look each week. Late Spring/ Summer 2018. A class fee will be charged.

Lesson Date: October 11   10 - noon   Location TBA 

 

It's Coming: The Opioid Crisis

Presented by Nancy Nelson, Meadowlark District Extension Agent

The opioid addiction epidemic in Kansas has been described as the edge of the hurricane hitting us right now, with the eye of the hurricane on the way. Rural communities are being challenged by the opioid epidemic, and there is no one prevention, enforcement, health or educational strategy that will solve this pressing problem. In recent radio PSA’s even K-State football coach, Bill Snyder, is encouraging Kansans to understand the problem, recognize the warning signs, and to act.

Lesson Date: May 14th 1:30 PM @ United Country