"Pseudoscience", Connected – Fact or Fiction?, level 3, January 2015
20 January 2015
Bold statements in newspaper headlines might sound true, but are they really? In this Connected article, claims made about certain foods are challenged on the basis of the scientific evidence.
The students carry out an investigation on whether low-fat potato chips have less fat than regular chips.
Other useful resources
Your food might not look like the picture in the advertisements.
Indicators of progression for discussion starters
|Characteristics of technological outcomes||Use this and other examples to explain why a technological outcome could be called a "good" or "bad" design.||3|
|Characteristics of technology||Use this and other examples to identify that technological knowledge is knowledge that technologists agree is useful in ensuring a successful outcome.||3|