Food Education Standards
What’s In Your Hot Chips?
Students will better understand nutrition labels and healthy alternatives by comparing and contrasting nutrition labels from two brand name snack foods (chips) and by creating their own healthy version of hot chips using a variety of spices.
What Pilot Light Teachers are saying:
“I believe this lesson advanced their thinking as far as understanding what’s on a label and looking at the daily values.” – 10th grade teacher
Nutrition and creating a healthier hot chip
Common Core English Language Arts:
Grades K-12 Informational Text: Key Ideas and Details (Standards 1, 3)
Next Generation Science Standards:
MS-LS2-1 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
Illinois Social Science Learning Standards:
Inquiry Skills: Determining Helpful Sources
- creating a healthier meal
- english language arts
- high fructose corn syrup
- informational text
- key ideas and details
- nutrition labels
- processed food
- saturated fat
- serving size
- social studies
- text types and purposes
- trans fat
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