In this activity aimed at ages 7-8, learners explore the nutritional content of food and how humans obtain nutrition from the food they eat. They investigate the amount of sugar in different fizzy drinks and what affect this has on whether a can floats or sinks. They also find out about food choices in different parts of the world, looking at similarities and differences.
This resource has been produced as part of The Crunch, created by the Wellcome Trust to promote learning and discussions about our food, our health and our planet. By examining our relationships with food, and exploring cutting edge research, we can think about how we can eat in ways that can keep our planet and ourselves healthy.
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