Chocolate Anyone? (Highlights from the Repository)
Leave it to Curriki contributors to submit such a thorough, integrated unit on chocolate! Geared for 5-6th
graders, this unit can be modified to intrigue many grade levels. A Matter of Chocolate
exposes students to the history and science behind chocolate. Teachers will be grateful to have ready made worksheets that outline the history of chocolate, and webquests that further knowledge. Students will enjoy tasting chocolate from different countries, and trying out recipes for chocolate covered pretzels, and chocolate covered popcorn. Of course, this is all has a scientific basis outlined in experiments of physical and chemical changes. No matter what, you can’t go wrong enticing students to savor the delicacies of chocolate while having them embark on the scientific process.
Note: The image above was created by André Karwath and was originally posted on Wikimedia Commons under the Creative Commons Attribution Sharealike 2.5 License.