Teaching Ideas for Upper Elementary Students Chocolate

Everyone Loves S'Mores!

Trivia Chocolate

Americans consume 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate each year. This averages over 11 pounds per person.

Halloween is the top candy holiday, followed by Christmas, Easter, then Valentine's Day.

Mint chocolate chip is American's most popular ice cream flavor at 16%, followed closely by chocolate at 15%.

Health Benefits Eating Dark Chocolate

  • relieves stress
  • impoves the flow of blood to the brain
  • reduces the growth of plaque and prevents tooth decay
  • contains nutrients
  • fights diseases (antioxidates in dark chocolate)
  • does not cause acne
  • gives people energy
  • promotes good mood