Backgrounders elaborate on the core information provided in the Activity Tipssection of activity plans.

There are 14 Backgrounders. It is a good idea to skim all Backgrounders before starting to teach the program to get an idea of the information available to support class discussions and answer questions from students about drinks.

Click the links below for online access to individual Backgrounders or download all Backgrounders together by clicking on the note to the right.

  1. Water
  2. Flavoured and Vitamin-Enhanced Water
  3. What About Coconut Water?
  4. Plain Milk, Flavoured Milk and Other Beverages Made with Milk
  5. Plant Based Beverages
  6. Sugar
  7. Caffeine
  8. Juice and Fruity Drinks
  9. Sports Drinks
  10. Energy Drinks
  11. Ingredients on Labels
  12. Guide to Making Healthy Drink Choices
  13. Sip Smart! BC™ Drink Diary
  14. The “Tooth” Experiment