Human Body

Lesson 15


Explain why the text is called Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere and why that is a problem by describing the connection between a series of scientific ideas or concepts.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere by Susan Lennox 

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Target Task


Why is the text called Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere? Why is it a problem that sugar is everywhere?

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Key Questions


  • Based on the table of contents, what questions might be answered in this text?
  • What does it mean to have a "sweet tooth"?
  • How does the author answer the question "What Is Sugar?"
  • How does the diagram on p. 7 contribute to our understanding of what happens when we eat sugar?
  • What is the main topic of the section "Hiding in Plain Sight"?
  • Where can sugar be found?
  • Why is too much sugar bad?
  • What can you do to make sure you aren't eating too much sugar?





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Common Core Standards

  • RI.2.3 — Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.