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11 resources with the concept cocoa

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The Science of Food

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Alchemy in the kitchen? A collection explains the science behind the food chain. Videos and support materials cover everything from yummy things like cheese, to chocolate, to sourdough bread, from science topics like genetically...
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The Sweet Science of Chocolate

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Mesoamericans discovered the cocoa tree more than 2,000 years ago, and chocolate has been popular ever since. The PBS video, part of a series on food science, iexamines cocoa trees, the history of the uses of cocoa, and how people make...
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Loco for Cocoa

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore agriculture by viewing food related videos in class. In this chocolate identification instructional activity, 6th graders discuss the healthy aspects of pure cocoa and the history of the plant. Students read...
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Ecuadorian Rainforest: If the Forests Could Talk

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the delicate balance the must be maintained in a rainforest ecosystem. For this ecosystems lesson, 3rd graders learn about the importance of "little things" such as bugs or a certain plant in the rainforest. This...
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Trace the Chocolate Journey

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students trace the journey of chocolate from bean to bar. They examine photos and match captions with activities to sequence the production of chocolate. Based on the photos, students discuss life on a Ghanian cocoa farm and compare it...
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students identify seeds humans eat and do not eat. Students make seed collections, using common kitchen foods. Students display seeds from the foods they serve and discuss them with their guests. Students complete activities which...
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What's It Like to Live in Mim?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use photos and accounts of daily life in Mim to explore what life is like for adults and students involved with cocoa farming. They compare Mim with their own home towns or villages.
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How Much Does It Cost to Live in Ghana?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the effects that Fair Trade can have on the poverty among cocoa farmers. They identify the benefits of joining cooperatives for the farmers and complete a worksheet with their findings.
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The Trading Game

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students participate in a game in which they trade chocoloate. In groups, they discover the difficulties in trading fairly in the chocoloate business. They highlight the benefits of fair trade.
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How Do You Interest Others in Fair Trade Chocolate?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students design a presentation intended to interest others in Fair Trade certified chocolate. They research Comic Relief's similar competition and perform their presentation for the class.
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What Does Your School Think of Fair Trade?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students design and conduct a survey in order to assess the local opinion and knowledge regarding Fair Trade chocolate. They use the results to design a Fair Trade promotion at school.