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 nutrition facts such as Calories, Fat Calories,
Sodium, Protein or Cholesterol. View Samples:
Project 6, and
Nutrition Facts at US Food and Drug Administration
First, lets review
information on nutrition and fast food using the following resources.
Fast Food Facts Kids Should Know
Kodiak-What Families Around the World eat in One Week Pictures
Now you are ready to
explore some Fast Food Sites to plan your project. You must decide what
nutritional facts you will
compare using Excel. Fries? Cheeseburgers? Pizza? Desserts?
Your Choice! Bookmark the resources you will need to use in the Favorites
Handout Requirements 3 by 3 collection of data more welcome. Please
challenge yourself as we explore Fast food facts and Microsoft Excel. At
least 3 menu items or more and 3 nutritional facts or more for spreadsheet
data collection and project requirements.
Burger King http://www.bk.com/#menu=3,-1,-1
Resources on Nutritional Facts of Fast Food:
Understanding Nutrition Facts
Grading Rubric For Activity
Steps, tools and commands:
Next, Set up a data chart using Excel
Format the Chart with borders
Enter the formula for an Average
Auto Format the Table
Use the graph wizard to analyze your findings.
Analyze the data on the spreadsheet and graph
information. State a
conclusion based on what the data represents in the spreadsheet table and
graph about the Fast Food Facts you
chose to collect. Use a textbox to write a conclusion. Font size
Insert Clipart(s) or copy and paste graphics from the
Internet that coordinate with the Fast Food theme. Respect Copy Rights
Use WordArt to place your name on this project.
Spell-check, Preview and Print Chart and Graph on one page,
select active worksheet only when printing.