Presentation on theme: "Sugar Rush Erin Anderson. Problem What effect does sugar have on your body and mind?"— Presentation transcript:
Sugar Rush Erin Anderson
Problem What effect does sugar have on your body and mind?
Introduction I know that sugars bad for you but I always wondered how it really effects you
Background Info Pop- has lots of sugar glucose is a form of sugar. Glucose fuels the brain cell, but too much sugar can deprive the brain of glucose depleting the brains energy.
Hypothesis I think that it will have a negative effect on both your brain and body.
Material Mountain Dew Clothes pin Sudoku Apple juice Paper Pen
Procedure They drink water The people will hold open the clothes pen with their thumb and index finger I time them while doing it then I give them 2 cups of Mt. Dew Then repeat step 2 and 3 Compare results
Varible Controlled-same tests Independent- Sugar, no sugar Dependent- How long they held the clothes pin
Results With Sugar Sarah- 40:59 Hannah- 40:59 Dezzy- 41:10 Without Sugar Sarah- 14:00 Hannah- 5:32 Dezzy- 12:27
Results Without Sugar Hannah- 8:15 Dezzy- 13:17 Mac- 9:12 With Sugar Hannah- 28:53 Dezzy- 14:01 Mac- 11:37
Conclusion The Body- The affect of sugar on the body was the opposite of what I thought it would be. The Mind- I was right it did take longer to figure out the Sudoko.