Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies

This Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies activity & project also includes:

Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like these and construct claims about sugar consumption, health correlations, and responses from industries to health initiatives in the United States.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Extensive information provided through the resource itself and several linked sources
  • Nice variety of engaging suggested activities
Cons

  • Instructor will need to design guidelines/materials for activities