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Level: Grades 7 to 10
In this lesson, students look at the health issues that are associated with our fast food culture, and the advertising of it. Students begin with a snack-food survey to assess their own eating habits. Through class discussion, they explore North American fast food culture, and the role that marketers play in promoting these types of foods to children and teens. At the end of the class, students choose from a number of activities that help them understand this issue in greater depth.
Students will demonstrate:
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