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Using Food Labels

Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, and Barbara Tharp, MS.

Materials

Have students work in groups 2-4 to plan and carry out this activity. 

Materials per Student Group

  • 1 cup of white sugar 
  • Measuring cup 
  • Measuring spoon

Materials per Student

  • Copy of “From the Label to the Table!” page
  • Copy of “Sugar Measures Up” page

Setup

Set up sugar and other materials in a central location. 


Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932