6th grade Math/Science food explorations

Jeff’s 6th grade Math/Science class are becoming food scientists who will be able to read those mysterious and cryptic Nutrition Facts on the side of food products. This important life skill probably needs to be learned by adults also- can you decipher nutrition facts? Food labels are notoriously confusing and purposely misleading. This Food unit lets us explore food chemistry, packaged food, marketing, and general nefarious intentions from giant agri-business companies seeking to sell sell sell us junk food. This is a matter of life or death for a generation on the brink of losing connections to “real” food.


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