Fair Trade Chocolates

Author:

Pete Wright

Resource Type:

Lesson Plans

Math Content:

Percents

Justice Issues:

Globalization, Poverty, Low-Wage Labor, Farming, Workers Rights, Fair Trade

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Description:

In the UK, an average person spends £62 a year on chocolate. That’s the equivalent of about 200 chocolate bars. In this activity students explore how much of what we pay for a bar of chocolate goes to the farmers who grew the cocoa beans.