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The History of Chocolate

Creator: Deanna Pucciarelli

Publisher: Ted-Ed

Grade Levels:
6-12
If you can’t imagine life without chocolate, you’re lucky you weren’t born before the 16th century Until then, chocolate only existed as a bitter, foamy drink in Mesoamerica So how did we get from a bitter beverage to the ... (read more)
If you can’t imagine life without chocolate, you’re lucky you weren’t born before the 16th century. Until then, chocolate only existed as a bitter, foamy drink in Mesoamerica. So how did we get from a bitter beverage to the chocolate bars of today? Deanna Pucciarelli traces the fascinating and often cruel history of chocolate. (read less)

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