Type:

Interactive, Unit, Manual

Description:

A Social Studies and Science Integrated Thematic Unit on the History and Chemistry of Chocolate

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

social studies science chocolate chemistry kitchen science physical change chemical change Maya Aztec Industrial Revolution

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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None
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SCI.5.4.A: Science

collect, record, and analyze information using tools, including calculators, microscopes, cameras, computers, hand lenses, metric rulers, Celsius thermometers, prisms, mirrors, pan balances, triple beam balances, spring scales, graduated cylinders, beakers, hot plates, meter sticks, magnets, collecting nets, and notebooks; timing devices, including clocks and stopwatches; and materials to support observations of habitats or organisms such as terrariums and aquariums; and

SCI.5.6.A: Science

explore the uses of energy, including mechanical, light, thermal, electrical, and sound energy;

SCI.10-12.2.F: Science

collect data and make measurements with accuracy and precision;

SCI.10-12.2.G: Science

express and manipulate chemical quantities using scientific conventions and mathematical procedures, including dimensional analysis, scientific notation, and significant figures;

SCI.9-10.7.A: Science

investigate changes of state as it relates to the arrangement of particles of matter and energy transfer;

SCI.9-10.7.B: Science

recognize that chemical changes can occur when substances react to form different substances and that these interactions are largely determined by the valence electrons;
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of -0001-11-30.

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arobinda
July 29, 2016
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Rheanna M-R
October 18, 2009
I love this unit....it is something I would love to use in my own teaching! Thanks for posting it!
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Christine Mytko
July 29, 2009
This unit looks great - I can't wait to try it with my 5th graders next year! Not only will the kids love it, they should have a solid understanding…

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