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From Canes to Grains

From Canes to Grains

Brief Description

Students will trace the production of sugar from the field (sugar canes) to the granulated sugar (grains of sugar) in writing and with a flow chart, exploring this topic on the Internet. Students will solve real-world mathematics problems involving measurements and real-world data.

Objectives: Students will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the chemical and physical changes in the production of sugar.
  2. Convert units of measure in a recipe.
  3. Use the Internet to obtain information about sugar production.


3, 45 minute class periods, plus time for Internet research