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					Curriculum for Cooking
Total Weeks: 4 weeks
Hours per class: 1.30
Outcome: Meet new families, increase cooking skills, education for the children, develop
a healthy lifestyle and learn to budget food better.

1. Cooking Basics      ( 2 weeks )
       a) Basic cooking utensils
               1) Measuring cups/spoons, timer, thermometer, strainer, pastry brushes
               2) Mixing bowl/mixing spoon, wire whisk, rubber scraper, spatula, tongs,
               3) Rolling pin, paring knife, French knife, turner, cutting board,
               4) Can opener, bake ware—round, square, tube etc, fire pans.
       b) Basic cooking terminology
               1) Boil, beat, chop, core, cream, cut in, fold, grate, grease, knead
               2) Pare, sauté, simmer, stir, toss
       c) Tricks of the trade—substitutions
               1) Allspice, baking powder, honey, milk,
               2) Pumpkin Pie Spice, brown sugar
       d) Food Safety
               1) Personal hygiene
               2) Adequate temperature control
               3) Cross contamination
               4) Proper final cooking temperature

2. Cooking with children
      e) Parents/children decide on what type of nutritional snack to prepare
             1) Looking through books and resources
             2) Taking children shopping for supplies
             3) Preparing the meals.

3. Food Preparation ( 2 weeks )
      a) Parents decide on a cultural dish or low fat meal to prepare for group
             1) Refer to USDA               2) Shopping and budgeting for dish
             3) Eating and exchange favorite recipe dishes

Staff Resource:      Nutrition Services Director
Books/Resource used: “Joy of Cooking”, “Low fat meals in Minutes”,
                     Food and Safety Manual for child care providers

Other Resources:      OSU extension office 4-H
                      Center cooks/USDA/WIC
                      “Betty Crocker: Cooking for boys and girls”
                       “Fabulous Food for the whole family”
                       “Physical activity & Healthy snacks”
Scrap Booking Curriculum
Total Weeks: 4 weeks
Hrs per class: 1.30

Outcome: Preserving family memories, traditions and culture. Meeting new people in the
community.


   1) Basic Terminology of Scrap Booking ( 1 week )
                  a) Black and White photograph
                  b) Rag Paper/Wood pulp paper
                  c) Binders Board

   2) Tools and Materials Needed
                 a) Pair of scissors/crafting scissors
                 b) Card stock ( paper )
                 c) Binder
                 d) Picture Safe Adhesive
                 e) Page Protectors and Stickers

    3) Getting started ( 2 weeks )
                    a) Choosing an album
                    b) Creating theme layout—wedding, sporting event,
                        New baby, family reunion
                    c) Organizing pictures into the album
                    d) Adding stickers, quotes, poems.

    D) Option: ( Taking field trip to nearest scrap booking store ) ( 1 week )
                   a) Purchasing extra supplies to add to scrapbook.

Book/ Other Resources: “Make your own digital photo scrapbook”
                       www.simplyscrapbooking.com
                       Danica’s Scrap book—Hermiston.
                       Daisey’s Bucket---Hermiston.
                       Scrap book Station—Pendleton.
Curriculum for Home REPAIR
Session I
Total weeks: 4 weeks
Hrs per class: 1.30min
Outcome: 1) Learn new skill 2) Develop Hobby 3) Gain potential job skills 4) Develop
new social skills.

   1. Getting Started ( 4 weeks )
         a) Picking and prioritizing your home repair projects
                   1) Measuring the area to be worked on, determining square
                         footage and converting measurements
                   2) Estimating materials and costs- using the internet for this.
                   3) Are the materials easily available in my town.
         b) Does the city require a permit and inspections for the types of repairs that
             you want to do.
         c) Comparing and bartering for the best prices for materials.
   2. Plumbing Basics
         a) Proper Tools and how to use them
                   1) Pipe Wrench
                   2) Adjustable Crescent Wrench
                   3) Hack Saw
                   4) Key Hole Saw
                   5) Closet Auger
                   6) Drain Auger
                   7) Drill and Spade Bit
                   8) Putty Knife
                   9) Needle Nose and Tongue and Groove Pliers
         b) Toilet Repair
                   1) Are their cracks around the stem- replacing the toilet
                   2) Where are the leaks at-Bottom- replacing the wax ring. In the
                         tank- adjusting float ball, chain, and/or tank flapper
                   3) Tank Sweating- installing insulation on the inside of the tank
         c) Unclogging Drains.
                   1) Cleaning the Strainer- how to detach pop-up assembly strainer
                   2) Plunging a Sink
                   3) Using a crank and power auger in the drain- techniques
                   4) Dismantling Fixture Trap
                   5) Cleaning the Trap
                   6) Reassembling the Trap
          d) Fixing Leaks
                  1) Determining where the leak is coming from---supply line,
                       drain, or leaky base.
                  2) Replacing sink strainers—see page 171.
                  3) Sealing Leaky base plates, see page 159.
                  4) Stopping leaks in flexible supply lines 161.

          e) Preventing Frozen Pipes/Winterizing the house—pgs 144-145.
                  1) Insulate the pipes
                  2) Wrap pipes with heat tape
                  3) Protect Sill cock
                  4) Drain the system
                  5) Open valves and unions
                  6) Replace water with antifreeze
          f) Replacing Faucets-See pgs. 198-199
                  1) Remove the old fixture
                  2) Attach faucet to sink
                  3) Connect the supply lines
                  4) Connect and adjust pop-up drain assembly




Staff resources: Maintenance Staff—Wade Miracle
Book used: “Big book of Home Repair”
Other resources: “Bob Villa’s books—This Old House
                   Ace Hardware
Curriculum for Home REPAIR
Session I I ( option )
Total weeks: 6 weeks
Class: 1.30min
Outcome: 1) Learn new skill 2) Develop Hobby 3) Gain potential job skills 4) Develop
new social skills.

   3. Electrical Basics ( 2 weeks )
         a) Getting to know your electrical system and safety.
              What you can and can’t do.
         b) Replacing a light fixture.
         c) Repairing/replacing switches or receptacles.
         d) Proper tools and use

  3. Carpentry Basics ( 2 weeks )
        a) Proper tools and how to use them.
        b) Wall repair.
        c) Building shelves

   4. Flooring   ( 2 weeks )
           a)    Proper tools and how to use them.
           b)    Basic tile and vinyl repair.
           c)    Basic carpet repair.

Staff resources: Maintenance Staff—Wade Miracle
Book used: “Big book of Home Repair”
Other resources: “Bob Villa’s books—This Old House
                   Ace Hardware
Curriculum for Mechanical services

Total Weeks: Sessions I 6 weeks
Hrs per class: 1.30min
Outcome: Increase male involvement and empower women in auto care.

   1. What every driver should know         ( 4weeks )
            a) Changing a tire.
                     1) What type of spare tire do you have?
                     2) Loosening the tire bolts before lifting
                     3) How to safely jack up the vehicle
                     4) Switching the tire without hurting your back
                     5) Tightening the tire lug nuts
            b) Checking fluids.
                     1) Where the dip sticks are located
                     2) What is the proper amount of fluid
                     3) Which fluids to check
                         - oil, coolant, brake, power steering, wiper, and transmission
                         (if the vehicle is an automatic transmission)
            c) Putting on chains.
                     1) When to use chains
                     2) Chains vs. Studded Tires
                     3) Easiest Way to put chains on the tires- make sure that
                         connecting brackets are facing out, do not damage the tires

      2. Trouble shooting. ( 2 weeks )
            a) Overheating, funny noises, smells, car not starting.
                     1) How soon does the car overheat
                     2) Is the weather hot or cold when overheating
                     3) Is the air conditioner on when it overheats
                     4) Does the heater blow very hot air- if so, check the heater core
                     5) Check to see if radiator hoses are leaking
                     6) Check the radiator fluids and the color of them
                     7) Check to see if the radiator fan is starting- if not- check for
                         loose wiring connection or blown fuse
                     8) Checking the thermostat
            b) Funny Noises
                     1) What do the funny noises sound like
                     2) Is it pinging- checking for vacuum leaks and valve
                         adjustments
                     3) Is it when turning- check the power steering fluid
                     4) Is it a squeal when pressing brakes- check for dust on the
                         brakes, or replacing breaks
                     5) Deep vibrating noise- checking the exhaust
             c) Smells
                     1) What does it smell like
                     2) Burning Rubber- Checking the tread on tires, and proper
                          inflation. Checking hoses and wiring
                     3) Electrical- Checking the wiring
                     4) Oil- Checking for oil leaks and valve cover gaskets
             d) Car not starting
                     1) Does the car have some power when trying to start, or do
                          other parts of the car have power
                     2) Checking the battery cables and cleaning the cables
                     3) Checking the battery
                     4) Does the car make a clicking sound
                     5) Checking the starter/starter solenoid and/or the ignition
             e) Selecting a good auto shop.
                     1) Does the mechanic talk to you in normal terms
                     2) Does the mechanic make sure that you understand what
                          he/she is talking about.
                     3) How does the mechanic put the quote together
                     4) Does the mechanic and the work have a good reputation
                     5) Does the mechanic have a reputation of overcharging




Staff resource: Maintenance staff- Jason Vandeman
Book used:      “Auto repair for dummies.”
Other resources: Jonko.com and Local auto mechanic.
Curriculum for Mechanical services
Session II ( Option ) 4 weeks
Hrs per class: 1.30min

Outcome: 1) Increase auto care skills, 2) Increase male involvement 3) Meet new
people.

       1) Preventative Maintenance         ( 4 weeks )
              a) How to change the oil.
                            1) How often you change the oil
                            2) What weight of oil to use
                            3) Tools needed- oil collection pan, oil filter wrench
                            4) Draining the oil- oil pan drain bolt, how to dispose of
                                old oil
                            5) Changing the oil filter
                            6) Putting in new oil- how much oil goes in your vehicle

              b) How to flush a radiator.
                           1) Has the car been overheating or not warming up
                           2) How to drain the radiator
                           3) Inspecting the radiator hoses and cap
                           4) Inspect the drained fluid to determine if flush with
                               water or flush with radiator flushing from the store
                           5) Refilling the radiator with antifreeze and using
                               antifreeze checker to determine if have right
                               combination for winter weather and summer weather
                           6) Checking for overheating and leaks after filling the
                               radiator

               c) How to check spark plugs.
                              1) Is the car loosing power
                              2) Checking the spark plugs
                              3) Gaping the spark plugs
                              4) When to Replace spark plugs, and spark plug socket for
                                  ratchet wrench
                              5) How to check the spark plug wires
                              6) When to replace the spark plug wires
                              7) How to replace the spark plug wires
Staff resource: Maintenance staff- Jason Vandeman
Book used:      “Auto repair for dummies.”
Other resources: Jonko.com and Local auto mechanic.
Photography curriculum
Total weeks: 4 weeks
Total hrs. 1.30min
Outcome: 1) Learn a new skill 2) Make new friends 3) Positive expression

       a) Basic Photography terminology ( 2 weeks )
         1) Rules of the third
          2) Lighting
         3) Action Picture
         4) Still life/animals/people

       b) Getting to know your camera
               1) Overall features of the camera

       c) Getting to know Kodak Easy Share 7300 ( Refer to 7300 booklet )
           1) Overview features of camera-front, back, top & bottom.
           2) Getting started—installing software and selecting language.
           3) Checking camera and picture status,
           4) Storing pictures and videos on an SD/MMC card.

   d) Tips and Techniques of Kodak Easy picture taking
          1) Taking a picture
          2) Taking a video
          3) Reviewing picture and video/Using digital zoom
          4) Changing picture-taking settings
          5) Putting yourself in the picture or video

   e) Learning and using the printer Dock
        1) Overview of printer dock components
         2) Installing the custom camera insert
        3) Installing and removing color cartridge
        4) Loading and removing paper

f) Picture Project with children       ( 2 weeks )
           1) Take class field trip with children to nearest park.
           2) Children and parents take pictures.
           3) Develop pictures and discuss what stood out to children and parents.
           4) Parents and children create a photo journal of event.

Staff resource: Mental Health Director--Riley Price
 Resources: Polaroid education program.
             Personal camera book manual.
Other resources: www.basic-digital-photography.com
                 Professional photographers Jeremy Baker/Seth Johnson—Pendleton.
Sewing CURRICULUM

Total weeks: ( 5 weeks )
Total hrs: 1.30min
Outcome: 1) Learn a new skill, 2) Stretching wardrobe budget 3) Meet new people.
4) Gain a new hobby.

   1. Knowing Your Sewing Machine ( 2 week )

          a) Machine Pfaff creative 2140 ( Refer to Creative booklet )
                   1) The tool bar
                   2) Machine Assistant
                   3) Operating the multi-color screen
          b) Tools
                   1) Cutting tools-shears, scissors
                   2) Measuring tools—tape measure, hem gauge
                   3) Pressing tools—Iron, seam roll, pressing ham
                   4) Sewing tools—Needles, pins, pin cushions, seam ripper, thread
          c) Patterns
                   1) Selecting correct pattern size—bust, waist, hip, height
                   2) Understanding Pattern—back view, notions—buttons, yardage
                      chart.
                   3) Cutting layouts, pattern markings
                   4) Symbols on pattern pieces—cutting line, stitching, grain line,
                      notches, hemline.
          d) Fabric
                   1) Fabrics made in three ways--woven, knit, or non woven
                   2) Fabric language—selvage, lengthwise grain, crosswise grain,
                      Natural fibers: Fiber content—cotton, flax, silk, wool
                   3) Manmade fibers: nylon, acrylic, polyester, rayon

   2. Create own project ( 3 weeks )
         a) Choose pillow, apron or small basic item
         b) Purchase fabric, option ( field trip to fabric store )
         c) Begin project—Altering the pattern, pattern layout, assembling project,
             stitching seams, finishing seams, pressing seams, adding facings/casings

Staff resource: Education Manager--Mary Ann Loiland
Resource:      “Let’s Sew”
Other resource: IDA Sew
                OSU extension ( 4-H ) --Pat

				
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