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Ban Cola?

In this activity, students consider the evidence for causal links between sugar consumption, obesity and disease. They then weigh up arguments for and against banning sugary drink sales to children.

Curriculum links include:

Key Stage Three:

*Working Scientifically: Analysis and evaluation – interpret observations and data, including identifying patterns and using observations to draw conclusions.

*Nutrition and Digestion – the consequences of imbalances in the diet, including obesity.


*Working Scientifically: Analysis and evaluation – interpreting observations and other data, including identifying patterns and trends, making inferences and drawing conclusions.

*Health, disease and the development of medicine – diseases influenced by nutrition.

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