PEC: Bulletin Boards for Physical Education

Title of Bulletin Board: How Much Sugar Are You Drinking?

Category: Nutrition

Suggested Grade Level: 6-8

Materials: Sugar packets, gatorade , power aid, vitamin water, propel

Description:

Cut out the letters: How much sugar are you drinking

Get the labels from different drinks that kids drink and put it on the board. Next to the label, staple a sugar packet for each gram of sugar that is in the bottle. Under neath it write the total number of grams of sugar in the bottle!!!

Its a great visual for the kids to see how much sugar they are drinking a bottled drink!!!

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Submitted by Mindy Gamble who teaches at Illinois State in Bourbonnais, IL. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 9/18/2009 4:54:43 PM. Viewed 13952 times since 9/16/2009.

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Carolyn B

I used this idea to build a BB for our cafeteria. It really had an impact on our students. Thanks so much for the idea.

Mindy

Yes you are right about the sugar packets being 4g. If I were to do this again, I would have made a key and said 1 packet= 1 gram somewhere on the board.

John

I love this idea and am planning my own. What size are your packets, arent most sugar packets 4 grams or even more?