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This resource contains information about how to calculate the amount of sugar and number of kilojoules in soft drink and fruit juices and brief explanation for students the effect of consuming too much sugar.
This resource addresses the Australian Curriculum numeracy capability and science inquiry skills and contains activities that are based understandings related to the Australian Curriculum chemical sciences (energy stored in sugar) for year 8 science students. There is a link to a first-hand activity in which students react vinegar and bicarbonate of soda to make a small explosion ('bubble 07 diversion grenades').