Literacy Fair ideas
If you grew up in the south you (should) know about Chocolate Gravy. 5 Tbsp unsalted butter 3 Tbsp flour 3 Tbsp cocoa powder 4 Tbsp sugar 1 cup milk 1-1/2 tsp vanilla
Cacao seed pod, cut open
History of chocolate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Making Chocolate from Bean to Bar - A short overview of how chocolate is made from bean to bar. Each step in the process is crucial to entice the best flavor from the bean.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory —
Sweet Lessons From Hershey Chocolate! (Yummy!) by Terry Brock
From eating too much chocolate, Henry breaks out in brown bumps that help him foil some hijackers and teach him a valuable lesson about self-indulgence.
Over 40 Lesson Ideas Based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory -
A Chocolate Lover's Lesson on Matter
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory lesson plans
5 minute chocolate cake. Good cooking lesson.
Virtual Chocolate Tours & Lesson Plans - Marine Corps Nomads
Fraction lesson with chocolate chip cookies - yum!
History of Chocolate
Links to the How Chocolate Works entry from How Stuff Works. Instersting section on history.
Chocolate comes from the tropical cacao tree called Theobroma cacao, which literally translates as "food of the gods". Cacao beans are found nestled in the tender pith of cocoa pods (fruits), that grow directly from the trunk of its tree like exotic, elongated melons. Each fruit contains 20-50 purple-brown cacao seeds, which takes about 6 months to ripen and must be carefully harvested by hand. Native to Central and South America, cacao is grown everywhere around the equator of the globe in...
Chocolate has been a favorite of man for thousands of years. Ancient people brewing the seeds of the cacao tree into a yummy beverage was the beginning of the wide assortment of chocolates that we enjoy today.
Chocolate comprises a number of raw and processed foods produced from the seed of the tropical Theobroma cacao tree.
Chocolate Unit Study
unit with Chocolate Fever
Chocolate unit - Charlie & the chocolate factory