Unit Overview:

Crickets in My Lunch? Performance Task

Problem-based task that can be used to drive the teaching and learning in this unit


After reading about the use of crickets for human consumption as a food source, students write a response to the following question: How can the addition of crickets make school lunches more nutritious? Students will apply what they have learned about digestion, macronutrients, and human energy needs in order to write an informational paragraph or essay about why crickets are a good food source and can make school lunches more nutritious.