Family Consumer Science can be defined as the following:
The science and art of career planning, job skills, resource management, time management, nutrition, food preparation, menu planning, parenting, child care and development, healthy living, clothing and textiles, consumer education, decision making, problem solving, human relationships, family development, and anything else that touches the home and heart.
In 6th grade Exploratory FCS students work in both foods and sewing. Topics such as recipe selection, kitchen safety, table settings, and basic nutrition are included in foods. Sewing includes basic hand sewing and sewing a project, a stuffed football. 6th Grade FCS is a 1 Quarter long course.