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domestic science:

see home economicshome economics,
study of homemaking and the relation of the home to the community. Formerly limited to problems of food (nutrition and cookery), clothing, sewing, textiles, household equipment, housecleaning, housing, hygiene, and household economics, it later came to include
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domestic science

the study of cooking, needlework, and other subjects concerned with household skills
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In the 1930s her classes in domestic science continued in the Merseyside area.
Domestic science and cookery would enable and encourage them to cook with chicken, meats, and fresh veg and inspire them to eat proper food.
You may have bunked domestic science and burnt your chocolate crispies, but now you will be able to rustle up a "Simply Delicious Supper" or a "Pronto Pud" as prepared by a masterclass chef.
At the national level, teams will be competing for international and domestic science trips, computer hardware and software, teacher scholarships and a linkup to the National Education Supercomputer, which is located at DOE's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Domestic science was no longer the exclusive domain of girls, the school proudly announced.
Yet while hypermarkets continue to crush local businesses, as domestic science struggles to exist on the school curriculum, and as we consume endless TV superchef programmes yet fail to improve our own cooking skills, it will inevitably get worse before we see improvement.
I think I preferred her when she reminded me of my domestic science teacher.
The kitchen staff are working in lessons and also have plans for children to make use of their facilities in domestic science lessons.
The last information I have about them is as follows: Ruth Herdman who belonged Hexham was in charge of a school canteen in Carlisle in 1950, Jean Pigg from Shotley Bridge, in 1949 was a clerk in Shotley Bridge Hospital, she had previously been secretary to the Headmaster of Consett Grammar School and Dorothy Charlton from Hexham, having taught domestic science at Haltwhistle, married Richard A Johnson in 1952.
Another two ladies who have not had the chance to get together yet are Terry Page, living in Hartlepool and former Domestic Science teacher from Bangor Gwenda Scott.
In the last programme of the series, shown on Tuesday night, the 16-year- old learned she had achieved a level four in maths, level two in English and level two in domestic science.
50Years Ago The increased cost of sewing and cooking materials created a serious problem for teachers of domestic science, Miss L E Bright, of Yardley Wood Secondary Modern School, Birmingham, said yesterday at the resumed conference of the National Association of Head Teachers at Newcastle-upon-Tyne.