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?
Tacos? Using Excel students will compare nutrition facts such as Calories, Fat Calories,
Sodium, Protein or Cholesterol. View Example
Projects from former students:
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:
Grading Rubric For Activity
Steps, tools and commands: