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 The Chocolate Touch

 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

 Chocolate Fever

 Chocolate Games

 How Chocolate is Made

 The History of Chocolate

 Our Chocolate Survey

 Resources

 

Candy Trivia

  • Americans eat approximately 26 pounds of candy each year. This is split equally between candy and chocolate.

  • In 2000 Halloween was the top candy holiday totaling $1.985 billion in sales. Halloween was followed by Christmas totaling $1.435 billion,   Easter totaling $1.856 billion, and Valentine's Day totaling $1.059 billion in sales.

  • In the Gallup survey taken in 1998 43% of U. S. adults said their favorite flavor was chocolate.

  • In 1999 Americans consumed 7.1 billion pounds of candy.

 

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Web Sites

All About Chocolate http://www.fabulousfoods.com/school/csingred/chocolate.html

Butterfinger http://www.butterfinger.com/

Chocolate Trivia http://www.geocities.com/NapaValley/4908/trivia.htm

Exploratorium: Exploring Chocolate http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/exploring_chocolate/index.html

Fudgie Bear  http://www.fudgiebear.com/

Ghirardelli Square  http://www.ghirardellisq.com/index.html

Hershey Corporation http://www.ghirardellisq.com/index.html

Hershey Tour  http://www.hersheys.com/tour/index.html

Hershey's  http://www.hersheys.com/tour/index.html

KidsCandy http://www.kidscandy.org/

Kinder Surprise http://www.kindersurprise.com/

Necco Candy Factory http://www.clarkbar.com/

Nestle  http://www.verybestbaking.com/splash.html

Scharffen Berger Chocolate  http://www.kindersurprise.com/

Toblerone Chocolate  http://www.toblerone.com/

Tootsie Roll  http://www.tootsie.com/index.html

Lesson Plans

Book Reports  http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/785.html

Chocolate Chip Math  http://explorer.scrtec.org/explorer/explorer-db/html/824796003-81ED7D4C.html

Creative Brownie Party http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/145.html

Creative Writing Using the Senses   http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts//1773.html

Finger Painting   http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/597.html

Hershey Bar Challenge    http://www.theteacherscorner.net/math/miscellaneous/hershey.htm

Mining for MMM-Good Minerals http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow4/nov98/lessons/lessonmining.html

The Chocolate Factory    http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/courses/ci431kt/modules/weidle/hersheyintro.html

The M&M Brand Chocolate Counting Book Curriculum Web http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/693.html