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164 resources with the concept calories

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Social Interaction and the 'Bliss Molecule'

For Students 9th - 12th
Increased oxytocin helps people read facial expressions with greater accuracy. Video explores the way this hormone impacts social interactions and highlights the way scientists perform research to confirm the findings. Then the video...
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Why We Age - And How We Can Stop It

For Students 9th - 12th
As we get older, we age, our bodies and minds deteriorate, but this isn't true of all species. The video begins with why we age and what biological processes cause aging. Then it covers research on worms, mice, and other animals that...
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Energy Balance In Your Life

For Teachers K - 5th
It's easy enough to put energy in, but not so easy to use it up! Look at food labels with your young learners and help them understand the concept of calories in and calories out. Food eaten means calories in and exercise means calories...
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Physical Activity and Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
All physical activity requires energy. The more vigorous the physical activity, the more energy required to perform the activity. Sitting around requires energy. What? Yes, there are still physical things happening in the body, like...
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Food and Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How many calories are needed each day? What foods have good calories? What happens to calories that don't get used? How many calories are in the different kinds of foods and drinks? How many calories do I need to do a certain activity?...
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I Can Balance. You Can Balance.

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
It's disturbing to think that one third of children born after the year 2000 will suffer from diabetes and perhaps be the first generation to live shorter lives than their parents! Too many youngsters are not eating properly and are not...
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Froot Loops to the Max - Nutrition Worksheet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this nutrition worksheet, learners solve 10 various problems related to reading the nutritional panel on the side of a box of Froot Loops. They determine how many cups are needed to achieve a certain amount of calories. Then, students...
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Heat and Chemical Change Problems

For Students Higher Ed
Provide practice calculating the amounts of heat required or released in reactions and converting between joules and calories with this worksheet. It is useful as an assessment or as a homework assignment.
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Label Language

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students read food labels and understand their meaning. In this healthy eating lesson, students discuss healthy foods and snacks. Students understand the fat and calorie content of foods and discuss the regulations on food manufacturers....
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The Many Faces of Energy

For Students 8th - 10th
In this energy worksheet, students are given a table of the many measurements of energy. They solve 6 problems converting from one measurement of energy to another using the conversion factors given.
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A Delicate Balance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate energy balance equation for five fictitious middle school students by using an energy balance clinic scenario.
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Healthy Eating Habits

For Teachers 4th - 7th
This Healthy Eating PowerPoint summarizes what the different parts of food are and some important examples and facts about each.
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Popcorn Nutrition

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students read a snack nutrition chart and answer questions. They compare nutrition levels of snack foods. They correctly calculate differences in nutritional value.
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I Can Balance. You Can Balance.

For Teachers K - 5th
There are many, many reasons why people do not maintain an energy balance. Talk to your young learners about balance, what gets in the way of eating healthy, and things that get in the way of doing physical activity. Some obstacles may...
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What Are You Eating?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discover the calorie content of foods by observing how much heat they produce in water. If you have a calculator-based laboratory (CBL™) insturment for collecting data, then this laboratory worksheet will not need any changes. If not,...
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How Much Do You Burn?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover their weight relative to the other children in their class. They determine how many calories they burn through exercise and compare it with their classmates. Using the internet, they calculate their body mass index...
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Measuring Heat Energy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Introduce your chemistry class to heat energy with this appealing presentation. Go through basic facts about heat transfer, specific heat, and heat calculations. Finally, teach that calories are a measurement of the heat energy in food....
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Healthy Eating Patterns

For Teachers 4th - 7th
After preparing baked potato nachos, the class views a PowerPoint about healthy food choices and takes notes on an accompanying worksheet. Although the PowerPoint is educational, the majority of the time is used for preparing and...
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What's on Your Plate?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars analyze the calorie content of food. In this health science lesson plan, students discuss how excess calories affect our body. They write a healthy meal plan for their family.
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Lesson 1: Fast Food Nutrients

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compute the nutrient values of fast foods. In this fast food nutrient, students observe a PowerPoint about nutrition. They research nutritional topics, answer questions about nutrition, and determine the nutrient values of...
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Calories

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore calories. In this lesson about calories, students practice counting and recording calories. Students use a sample Calorie Calculation Chart to record how many calories consumed in one day. Students do an experiment on...
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A Potential Energy Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
In this energy learning exercise, students describe the differences between kinetic and potential energy and the difference between heat and temperature. This learning exercise has 6 short answer questions.
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Personal Health Series-Energy Balance

For Students 7th - 8th
For this energy balance worksheet, students answer 10 questions about energy, calories, metabolism and basal metabolic rate. They answer questions about physical activity and how it affects the number of calories needed in a day.
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Cellular Respiration

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this cellular respiration worksheet, students compare the following processes: cellular respiration, glycolysis, lactic acid fermentation, and alcoholic fermentation. This worksheet has 9 short answer, 6 matching, 3 multiple choice,...