The students studied labels from food products and identified the composition of foodstuff: water, lipids, carbohydrates, colourings...Then they were given an additional text explaining the intake of some ingredients: organic matter, its benefit for health and the recommendations for a balanced diet.

The students calculated the energy intake of some foodstuffs, then they converted their energetic values either into kilocalories, or in kilojoules.

Aims of the activity:

- realize the influence of our diet on our health condition and energy, perceive the importance of eating a balanced diet and having a proper breakfast.

-mathematical learning goals: mental arithmetic, understanding instructions, ability to convert between two new units.

AM2 The importance of maths in the care of body, energy calculations
AM2 The importance of maths in the care of body, energy calculations
AM2 The importance of maths in the care of body, energy calculations
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