MICHIGAN CORE CURRICULUM:
Content Standards and Draft Benchmarks that are
addressed in Later Elementary Students:
1.1: Time and Chronology – Comprehension of the
process of the coffee beans – from growth to drinking.
1.2: Comprehending the Past – the student will be able to
recall when and where the coffee beans were first
1.3: Analyzing and Interpreting the Past – the students
will compete in a jeopardy game to see who wins the
pound of Biggby Coffee Beans!
11.3: Location, Movement and Connections – The
students will recognize where the best places are to grow
and collect coffee beans
MICHIGAN CORE CURRICULUM CONTINUED:
Teaching and Learning:
Viewing a film: on how to properly prepare
espresso for drinks.
Discussion: with class they will participate in a
jeopardy game on their understanding of coffee
and it’s process.
PULLING ESPRESSO SHOTS:
Learn the proper way to pull espresso shots
for your coffee and latte’s by following this
Coffee Origins for $100:
Where were coffee beans first discovered?
Coffee Origins for $100 Answer:
Coffee Origins for $200:
What fruit are the coffee beans really from?
Coffee Origin for $200 Answer:
Cherries: There are 2 green beans inside of the
Coffee Origins for $300:
How many species of coffee plants are there?
Coffee Origins for $300 Answer:
Arabica= grown between 3,000-6,000ft. above sea
level. Flavorful, aromatic and low in acidity and
Robusta= grown below 2,000ft. above sea level.
Lower in quality, less flavorful, not as aromatic, 2
times the amount of caffeine!
Coffee Roasting for $100:
How long are espresso shots good for after they
have been pulled?