Calorimetry of Food

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Is there truth to the saying you are what you eat? Scholars take a look at food with by close reading several articles. After annotating, learners complete writing prompts and quizzes that match the articles.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Carry out an activity to compare and contrast nutritional labels
Classroom Considerations

  • Must have a free Newsela account to access the articles required to complete the resource
  • Instructions include discussion of calorimetry experiment results
Pros

  • Includes 17 articles, so it's easy for participants to find one that interests them
  • Lists three essential questions to guide thinking and the lesson
Cons

  • Limited teacher directions/support