Sunday, June 30, 2013

Coffee--What's In it? How do you decaffienate it?

What's Inside Coffee? And How Do You Decaffeinate It? - Videos

This might be a fun PLANT UNIT project/problem to research! It might be fun to let students pick a favorite food or meal and research all the processes that actually go into making it into the state that it is in.  This would tie-in some of the chemistry unit they will be studying in 7th grade. It also might be a great kick-off for some students to study the ORGANIC movement.  What is all that fuss about?
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The 2 videos selected are high-energy and engaging. A fun way to learn! And here are the videos: 

What's Actually Inside An Average Cup of Coffee -- Wired Magazine

How Do You Decaffeinate Coffee and Tea? -- BrainStuff

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