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164 resources with the concept calories

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Nutrition Label Worksheet

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Nutritional labels are everywhere, yet so few of us take the time to use them! Here is a worksheet that learners can use to practice calculating such features as calories, carbohydrates, and serving size based on real examples of...
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Getting the Most Nutrition from Your Food

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Healthy eating is a habit that one can never start too early. Learners in grades five through seven, work through a series of activities and informational reading to understand how to make good food choices. You'll find a full...
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The New Pyramid - Nutrition

For Teachers 5th - 10th
What are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats? What kinds of foods have these components? Here's a nice introductory lesson on foods and calories that will answer these, and many more questions 
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Fats: the High Powered Nutrient

For Teachers 5th - 10th
All the basic information about the food nutrient, fat, is in this ten-slide presentation. There are a plenty of good talking points for class discussion. Where do fats come from? Why do we need fat in out diet? Are there good and bad...
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Energy Balance 101 - My Energy In and Energy Out

For Students 6th - 9th
Calories in, calories out; energy balance is what it's all about. Unfortunately in today's world, too many people are overweight because they are out of balance. They consume too many calories and don't burn enough calories. Use this...
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"Yo Quiero a Glob of Lard" How To Figure the Nutritional Value of Foods

For Students 6th - 10th
Sometimes learners' favorite restaurants aren't the healthiest! Using this nutrition worksheet, they determine the nutritional value of their favorite foods. Breaking down foods into 6 nutrient groups, students apply simple math to...
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Calories in Sports

For Students 6th - 12th
This 4-page worksheet includes information on caloric intake and output, an activity/calorie chart, and a form for calculating the amount of calories in various foods. A good introduction to calories.
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Nuts! Calculating Thermal Efficiency

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Oh nuts! Do macadamias or almonds produce more thermal energy? Energy enthusiasts find out with this experiment. The objective is to demonstrate to your class how the chemical energy contained in foods can be converted into useable...
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Heat - A Form of Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle school or high school physical science pupils will warm up to the topic of heat when viewing this set of slides. It covers heat transfer, measurement tools, phase changes, and more. Have demonstrations and examples of the tools...
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Personal Health Series - Healthy Snacking Quiz

For Students 6th - 9th
Test your learners' healthy snacking know-how with this quiz. This quiz is made up of 10 questions about how to choose a healthy snack. Topics include food labels, carbohydrates, healthy snack choices, and high-fat foods. Use this quiz...
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Nutrition: How Much Fat Am I Eating?

For Students 6th - 10th
How much fat is in this? Scholars first read some background information on the caloric content of fats versus carbohydrates, and then use that knowledge to analyze foods they regularly eat. They will look at 5 package labels for the...
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Thermal Energy and Heat

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is thermal energy? What is the difference between thermal energy and temperature? Answers to these questions are provided by a presentation that also covers conduction, convection, and radiation.
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Nutrition -- A Lesson for Life - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students briefly explain the importance of nutrition in their everyday lives, and they tell you about how many calories they should consume in a day. They list readily available and affordable healthy foods that they LIKE to eat....
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Food Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate snack foods based on calories and fat. In small groups, they use this information to make informed and wise food choices. Students graphically represent the fat in a food by measuring the equivalent of the food fat with...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Eat & Move-O-Matic

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Trying to raise awareness about nutrition and making healthy choices, but can't find a resource that engages students? Then you've come to the right place. In this short video, Jennifer and Rich demonstrate an app called the Eat &...
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Servings and Choices

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
An important part of balancing caloric intake to energy expenditure is knowing how many Calories you are consuming. In the fifth of a seven-activity series on food and energy, learners estimate their daily caloric intake, then use a...
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Eat-And-Move-O-Matic

For Students 6th - 12th
Slot-machine-style scrolling columns display Eat choices (a food item, snack, or a full meal) and Move choices (various popular physical activities). Make a food selection and find out how much time you will need to spend participating...
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Food Label Analysis

For Students 5th - 9th
Encourage healthy eating and demonstrate how to read a food label with this worksheet. Class members choose a food and respond to fill in the blank questions regarding calories, daily values, and ingredients. Each individual decides, by...
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Energy: The Universal Currency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Science stars examine the concept of energy by thinking about everyday situations. The lesson plan is incohesive. It lists goals for the student, but doesn't address all of them in the content. The best use of this resource would simply...
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5 A Day The Color Way

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students explore the ways they can incorporate fruits and vegetables into their diets.  In this health lesson students and parents list health benefits of more fruits and vegetables in their diets and complete a handout.
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What's Cookin'?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars examine their eating habits. In this nutrition lesson, students will journal their eating habits over a period of three days. They will use a diet analysis web page to determine the nutritional factors of their eating habits.
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Factor Conversion

For Students 7th - 12th
In this factor worksheet, learners practice doing factor conversions of time, length, speed, and weight. This worksheet has 12 word problems to solve.
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PICTURE PERFECT PYRAMID

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a model of the USDA's Food Pyramid Guide, using shoe boxes. They bring an assortment of shoe boxes from home. Students are given a copy of the "Food Guide Pyramid." They wrap boxes for the bread group in white,...
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McDonalds vs. Apple, Fast Food vs. Fruit, Fun Nutrition Facts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Natalie compares common food choices such as a soft drink instead of an apple, or Gatorade instead of a banana. Calorie count is juxtaposed against nutrients found in various fruits and junk food. Great visuals are provided for your...