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Interactive Sandwich Building Activity:  Select and modify sandwich ingredients to see how healthy the final sandwich is.

Interactive Sandwich Building Activity: Select and modify sandwich ingredients to see how healthy the final sandwich is.

Build-A-Sandwich is an interactive activity where users may select ingredients for a deli sandwich and see how the ingredients impact the kcalorie and nutrient content of a sandwich. As ingredients are selected, an image of the sandwich is shown and nutritive values are provided in various colorful graphics formats, including a standard food label. An overall nutritional score from 0 -100 is calculated for the final sandwich. Criteria for the nutritional score are provided so users can see where points are subtracted. Users may then choose to alter selected ingredients to improve the nutritional score. The highest nutritional score obtainable from the provided list of ingredients is 92. When used in my classes, I have students provide a list of alternative ingredients that would be needed... Show More
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