Exploring Family & Consumer Sciences


The Exploring Family & Consumer Sciences course introduces students to the exciting world of Family & Consumer Sciences. Students will develop key life skills in the areas of food and nutrition, childcare and safety, interior and fashion design, consumer services and family relationships.

ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 46
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 386
ico_assessments.svg Assessments 162

SAMPLE LESSON | Conflict Management

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Introduction to Career Clusters
  • Exploring Careers: Human Services
  • Jobs, Careers & Education
  • Formulas for Career Success: Job Search
  • Formulas for Career Success: Job Applications
  • Formulas for Career Success: Résumés
  • Formulas for Career Success: Portfolio Development
  • Formulas for Career Success: Cover Letters
  • Formulas for Career Success: Interview Preparation
  • Formulas for Career Success: The Interview Process
  • Formulas for Career Success: After the Interview
  • Decision Making
  • Skills for Real World Survival
  • American Food Guides of Yesterday & Today
  • MyPlate: The New Food Guide
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • Eating with Emily Post
  • Introduction to Nutrients & Nutritional Labeling
  • Nutrition Through the Life Cycle
  • The Science in Food Handling & Storage
  • It’s Alive!: Foodborne Illnesses
  • Chemical Processes in Food Science
  • Impact of Nutrition on Health & Wellness
  • Human Development: Fetal & Infant
  • Introduction to Child Development: Infant, Toddler & Pre-K
  • Human Development: The Adolescent Female
  • Human Development: The Adolescent Male
  • Human Development: Adulthood
  • Human Developmental Theories
  • Guiding Children
  • Appropriate Teaching Strategies
  • Special Education
  • Caring for Children
  • First Aid Basics
  • Through Sickness & Health
  • Maintaining Mental Health
  • Conflict Management
  • Positive Relationships
  • Introduction to Interior Design
  • Quality Living Environments
  • Interior Design Practices
  • Basic Apparel
  • Management Functions
  • Managing People
  • Coaching & Motivating Employees
  • Evaluating Employees