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164 resources with the concept calories

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Mathematics & Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students apply math to calculate fat and calories in the food they eat. They examine food package information to become aware of the ingredients and to learn about healthy life styles. They work in groups to create crazy meals using the...
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Calorimeter

For Students 9th - 12th
There is much more to calories than what you see on a nutrition label. The 34th lesson in a 35-part video series explains calories on a scientific level. The comprehensive video gives examples and shows how to measure calories of a given...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit - Lesson 16

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“The person who really wants to do something finds a way; the other person finds an excuse.”—Author Unknown. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 16 of 20 begins talking about calories. The class takes a look at menus from Burger...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Heat

For Students 9th - 12th
The laws of thermodynamics raise the temperature in your classroom when physics pupils complete this worksheet! They demonstrate their understanding by calculating specific heat capacity, final temperature, amount of work done, and more....
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Why Be Active?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Are there benefits to being physically active? Yes! There are both short-term and long-term benefits! Being physically active doesn't just have strengthen you physically, but also emotionally and socially. Learners find out how to...
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Your Energy In

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What are Dietary Guidelines? What are the basic principles of a sensible healthy diet? What do variety, balance, and moderation have to do with eating healthy. What are the food groups? There are a couple of activities in this lesson...
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Energy Plus!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
"Energy Plus!" from Together Counts is three days worth of lessons, discussions, and activities about nutrition. The materials help you teach youngsters about eating healthy and burning calories. Energy in and energy out. Included are...
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Calorie Calculations through Beach Activities

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Beach activity separates babes from blobs! Your class learns about calculating the number of calories used during physical activity. A worksheet is provided in which the activity of five different people at the beach is listed for...
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Calorie Counting

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students calculate the calories in the food they eat. In this health science lesson, students record everything they eat and drink for a day. They identify the total calories they use daily using the activity chart provided.
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Personal Health Series-Healthy Snacking

For Students 7th - 9th
In this healthy snacking worksheet, students complete a "report card" for snacks found at their school. They include the type of snack, the grams of carbohydrates, sugar, protein, and fat, the calories, the vitamins and the grade they...
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Personal Health Series-Energy Balance

For Students 6th - 9th
In this energy balance worksheet, learners track their food eaten over three days, the calories consumed and the calories burned through exercise. Students answer 3 questions about their energy level, calorie balance and the energy...
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Nutrients by the Numbers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read and discuss an article on the amount of sugar in various food products. They compare the nutritional values of food products, calculate their daily intake of nutrients, analyze serving sizes, and compare/contrast their own...
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Quench That Thirst

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the sugar and calorie content of different beverages. In this adult health lesson plan, students analyze how advertising can be very misleading. They determine the correct amount of juice or beverage they should take per...
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I Am What I Eat!

For Students 4th - 12th
In this nutrition worksheet, students record the food that they consume. Students record how many calories, grams of fat, protein, and sugar is in each portion of food that they list.
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Energy Plus

For Students 4th - 10th
In this energy worksheet, students complete short answer questions about calories, servings, vitamins, and more. Students complete 6 questions total.
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Eat Right, Stay Fit

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine what a healthful diet is, and examine their own eating habits to see if they are getting the right foods to stay healthy.  In this eating right instructional activity students keep track of what they eat for several days...
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Box-and-Whisker Plots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore nutritional information for several fast food hamburgers using statistical applications. In this statistics lesson, students analyze calories, fat, and sodium content of various fast food restaurants. High...
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Total Daily Calories

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of calories. In this calories lesson, students calculate their Basal Metabolic Rate. Learners determine the number of calories they burn each day. Students use a conversion factor of fat to calories to...
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Gases and Chemical Reactions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this chemical reactions worksheet, students calculate the volume or pressure for different gases. Students determine the effect of different stimuli on the rate of a chemical reaction. This worksheet has 1 short answer, 10 fill in the...
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Exercise Puzzle

For Students 4th - 7th
In this exercise word search puzzle, students identify types of exercise and exercise equipment. Examples include treadmill, run, and aerobic. A list of 44 words is provided to assist students in their search.
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Energy Balance: Energy in And Energy Out

For Students 5th - 6th
In this health worksheet, students figure out how much exercise a person would need to do to balance out the total calories in each of 6 food combinations. Students are told to choose from the physical energy charts, but these are not...
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Pedometer Trick or Treat

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars monitor the amount of calories burned with the use of a pedometer. They perform various cardiovascular activities and monitor how many steps it takes to burn enough calories to eat one M&M and other snack foods.
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Sugar for Breakfast

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students calculate the calories and carbohydrates in breakfast cereals. They learn the nutritional value of sugar-filled cereals. They can also figure out the nutritional value of other breakfast items, such as toast, orange juice, etc ....
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How to Read a Nutrition Label

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look down a grocery aisle and you will see nutrition labels on every can and box of food. Do you know how to read the labels? This video shows you briefly what a nutrition label looks like and a few of the elements listed on each...