Students will study and analyze nutritional information
about FAST FOOD while developing
habits of mind that make us successful in school, the work world, and
life. How healthy are Fries? Cheeseburgers? Pizza?
Happy Meals? Using Excel students will compare nutritional facts such
as Calories, Fat Calories, Sodium, Protein or Cholesterol.
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First, lets review
information on nutrition and fast food using the following resources.
Fast Food Facts Kids Should Know
(Students Must Read This One!)
Nutrition Facts at US Food and Drug Administration
(Select Nutrition Fact)
Fast Food Facts, From the office of the Minnesota Attorney General
Fast Food History
Kodiak-What Families Around the World eat in One Week
Now you are ready to
explore some Fast Food Sites and plan your project. You must decide what
fast food menu items and what nutritional facts you will
compare using Excel. Fries? Cheeseburgers? Pizza? Happy Meals?
You must select three or more menu items and three or more nutritional
facts to compare using Excel. Calories? Protein? Sugars? Your Choice
you decide, you may want to analyze your favorite fast food eats.
Bookmark the resources you will need to use in the Favorites
Burger King http://www.bk.com/#menu=3,-1,-1
Resources on Nutritional Facts of Fast Food:
Plate for Healthy Kids
Understanding Nutrition Facts
Use Nutrition Fact Labels
Steps, tools and commands you will learn how to use to show proficiency: