Valentine’s Day Science Articles and Worksheets

$8.99

Each resource includes both a printable PDF and a Google Slides version!

Grades 7 and Up

3 Fun Valentine’s Day Science Articles! 

Includes 3 Engaging Articles with Questions:

  1. Valentine’s Candy Chemistry
  2. The BRAIN Causes Love, Not the Heart!
  3. Chocolate is at Risk Due to Human Activities

Resource Descriptions:

Candy Chemistry: Students read about the simple chemistry involved in making many favorite Valentine candies. They’ll learn how the chemical TBHQ prevents the fat in peanut butter cups from going rancid, what types of sugars are in conversation hearts, and why older chocolate turns a little white. Plus lots more! A corresponding worksheet with reading comprehension questions is included.

The BRAIN Makes Us Love, Not the Heart!: Middle school appropriate, I swear!
Students learn that many products, of the brain (such as neurotransmitters) make people feel love, not the heart. A corresponding worksheet with reading comprehension questions is included.

Chocolate is at Risk Due to Human Activities: Students learn that humans have impacted the environment and put the natural resource of cacao trees at risk, causing a serious decline in chocolate supplies. A corresponding worksheet with reading comprehension questions is included.

Teacher Notes:

  • GO PAPERLESS! Use the included digital Google Slides versions!
  • Answer keys included.
  • These make easy sub plans!
  • Please note that these Valentine’s Day science articles are not editable.
  • Check out more resources in the Valentine’s Day science section of our shop!

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