When you give a student a mouse…

Mouse in a maze - STEM

7th-grade students test how food dye affects a mouse’s navigation skills

…they discover how food additives affect physical and cognitive performance. This is just one of the lessons learned by¬† students in Marnie Steele’s Nutrition Science class. Through the International Telementor Program, Steele enlisted the help of professionals working in the health and wellness fields to mentor her students on their year-long journey to understand where food comes from, how growing and processing techniques impact its quality, how food and beverage choices impact health and more. Read more.

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