Analyzing food packaging

Hey 8th graders,

Now that you’ve done your taste test of the different energy and granola bars, you’re going to analyze the labels to see if the claims match up to the actual facts.

Download the following sheet, look at the packaging for your bar, and answer the questions.

DIGGIN’ IN AND ANALYZING ENERGY BARS

You’ll just need one sheet per group, but make sure you’ve got enough info to present to the class!

More hints and tips in the classroom...

4 starter ideas for a new semester…

Unlike many other subjects, health is rarely a yearlong course. Most students are required to take health for either a semester or a quarter, which

Personal Tech Use Policy

  My.U.P.2013 Korean My.U.P. Chinese My.U.P. In 2011, shortly after our school went 1-to-1, our 8th graders began noticing some issues balancing their tech use. They were

Posts for Choices Magazine

Each week, I contribute a blog post to the website for Choices, Scholastic’s health and life-skills magazines for teens. You can check it out by