Tech Lesson 04-5: I Ate What?? Using a
Demonstrates understanding of basic technology and telecommunication
Operates Basic technology tools and applications
CSTA Level I Standard 4: (3rd to 5th) Use general purpose productivity
tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill
deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
CSTA Level I Standard 5: (3rd to 5th) Use technology tools for
individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing
activities to create presentations, and publishing activities to create
presentations for audiences inside and outside the classroom.
CSTA Level I Standard 9: (3rd to 5th) Determine which technology is
useful and select the appropriate tools and technology resources to
address a variety of tasks and problems.
Students will create a spreadsheet that uses sum to add values.
Students will format cells in spreadsheet using borders and number
Students will create graphs from data in spreadsheet.
Process: (Student Directions)
1. Students will make a list in their Idea Books of what they would eat
at Breakfast or Dinner at McDonalds.
2. Students use McDonald's website to look up the calorie content of
their food. Students write down values in their Idea Books.
3. Students key in their meal and calorie value in a spreadsheet
4. Students use auto sum to calculate their total calorie intake.
5. Students use google to research what a 11 year old should eat in
terms of calories for one day.
6. Students make a graph showing the calorie content of their food
7. Students save their spreadsheet in their file area.
Meets the Standard: Students
will have created a spreadsheet file that contains the names and
calorie values for food items consumed in one meal. Their will be
a total calorie count and a graph representing calorie values.