Pest Infestation Gallery Walk

img_4910There’s a mock pest infestation in Foods 2.

img_4909Students are analyzing pest droppings and comparing them to the real thing.

They are taking educated guesses with the samples I’ve placed into petri dishes.

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From black rice to cat litter, these students used their critical thinking skills.

img_4910This was the best hook I’ve ever done with this unit because we shared our thoughts at the end of the gallery walk. I shared the “real” ingredient samples and tasted the last one right before their eyes.

Though they thought it was bat droppings, I secretly knew it was rolled brownie pieces. Talk about eyes as big as saucers…Priceless!

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