Healthy Eating Design

These are modelling tasks:

  • To design a muesli and compare the costs with bought muesli (Paola’s muesli)
  • To design a ‘Banana and Milk’ diet

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Overview of task

These are modelling tasks:

  • To design a muesli and compare the costs with bought muesli (Paola’s muesli)
  • To design a ‘Banana and Milk’ diet

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Strand(s)

Number and Measures

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Prior knowledge

Use of a spreadsheet as a modelling tool.

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Relevance to Core Maths qualifications

  • AQA
  • C&G
  • Eduqas
  • Pearson/ Edexcel
  • OCR

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Suggested approaches

Small group work and discussion

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Resources/documentation

Worksheets that include information and a description of each task:

  • The Banana and Milk diet
  • Paola’s muesli

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Relevant digital technologies

Use of spreadsheet for modelling.

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Possible extensions

Investigate different muesli mixtures. Investigate different diets and their costs.

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Acknowledgement

Developed by teachers at Barking and Dagenham College.