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April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady
Michelle Obama and White House Chef
Sam Kass will deliver a special message to students during Scholastic's Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode launching
April 29th at
www.scholastic.com/mathematics. The Scholastic
Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode is designed to show students in grades 5 and up the connections between math and careers in the culinary arts while encouraging healthy eating.
An advocate for ensuring all children live healthy lives, First Lady
Michelle Obama will address students across the country on the importance of eating healthy and cooking healthy. Sam Kass, White House Chef and Executive Director of the
Let's Move! initiative, a national campaign to solve the problem of childhood obesity, explains the role math plays in his job: "I am constantly measuring ingredients, converting units and using fractions and proportions. With all the big events we have here [at the White House], I know from experience that math is the key to scaling up recipes to feed hundreds of people."
In the 30-minute
Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode, to be released online on
Tuesday, April 29th,
The Chew'sCarla Hall, and the newest
Top ChefNicholas Elmi challenge three NYC high school students to create healthy dishes that can easily be served in school cafeterias across the country. Along the way, students will also solve math problems and discover the links between what they learn at school and careers in culinary arts.
Registration is open for the
Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode on the Scholastic Mathematics website at:
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