Sugar was once so valuable it was called "white gold".
In class, we tasted some sugar cane. Do you remember what it was like?
To get white table sugar from sugar cane takes a lot of processing.
Ask a parent to show you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBOou6cahtw
We now know that too much sugar is not healthy for our bodies.
Which foods have a lot of sugar in them?
By the way, go to the new Maths page to find the link to the money activity we tried in class.
Meet Funi, the giant panda at the Adelaide Zoo. Here she is munching on bamboo, her staple food. The zoo keepers look after her and Wang Wang, her partner, very well: they are both healthy and safe.
This term, we will learn about what we can do to keep ourselves healthy and safe. There are important choices for us to make about the foods we eat, the kind of physical exercise we do as well as about personal hygiene and safety.