How good is my diet? The Nutrient Density Lab allows students in grades 4-10 to explore the foods they eat. The PinQ Calculator is used to easily determine the nutrient densities of thousands of different foods using data provided by the USDA. The PinQ Calculator is a .swf file that works in any browser that uses Flash Player.
A written lab is included that focusses students on their task, guiding them to explore breakfast, lunch and dinner foods and to make decisions themselves based on the calculated data.