One of the most challenging jobs for the ships kitchen crew is to plan meals that will be nutritious and delicious as well as creating the least amount of waste that must be held on the ship until it can be properly disposed of with no harm to the environment Try this activity to learn how to prepare a menu and snacks ahead of time will help group members pack lightly with a minimal amount of garbage and will make the use of a stove more convenient, eliminating the need for a campfire. .
Whaling ship Captains had similar problems when it came to feeding their crew.
Here's a Challenge:
Can you figure out how much food the Captain would have to bring for his voyage?