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Based on a set of criteria, middle schoolers will evaluate the quality of pecans.1. Bring a gram scale and papershell pecans. Provide five pecans for each student. 2. Divide the class into groups of five and provide each member with five pecans. 3. Hand out student worksheets and share background information. 4. Have each student weigh his or her pecans and record the weight on the student worksheet.