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164 resources with the concept calories

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Health Puzzle

For Students 4th - 8th
In this health worksheet, students identify and locate words related to health lifestyles. There are 39 words located in the puzzle.
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Looking at Food Labels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret the food and nutrition on food labels. They determine their nutrient needs and how comprehending food labels can help them to meet those needs. Pupils recall that food labels provide nutrition information to help...
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Tiny Bites: What Difference Could They Make?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore how small "extra" bites of food can add significant calories to their diet. They estimate how many extra calories they add to their diets by just taking small bites of food throughout the day.
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Your Energy Balance Goal!

For Teachers K - 3rd
This is the last lesson in the series put out by Together Counts on health. This activity has youngsters setting goals to keep their energy balanced by making excellent eating and activity choices. They may need a little help making...
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How Balanced Are You?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Help young learners look at energy in and energy out. Discuss how different activities may require different amounts of energy in. Use the included worksheet to have them write or draw pictures of what they ate in one day and what...
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Your Energy Out

For Teachers K - 5th
What kinds of physical activity should youngsters do more of? What kind of activities should they do enough of? What kind of activities should they do less of? Studies say that children should be doing about an hour of vigorous activity...
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Energy Plus!

For Teachers K - 2nd
This lesson seems pretty advanced for K-2nd graders, but there are some pieces that can be used with young learners. Look through this comprehensive, fact-filled lesson and pull out information and activities that you can adapt to fit...
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Food and Energy

For Teachers K - 2nd
What is a calorie? How many calories do young people require? How many do athletes require? How many calories do adults need? Introduce learners to the calories in foods. Explain that different types of foods have different amounts of...
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Transit Energies: Heat and Work

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain how transit energies work. In this physics lesson, students perform a series of experiment on heat transfer. They solve calorimetric problems after the activity.
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Measuring the Number Of Calories In Sunlight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students., in groups, define calorie and compare the absorption of solar energy by three different collectors. They define solar constant and offer several explanations for discrepancies between the data collected and the solar constant.
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Balancing Clara's Calories!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this calories worksheet, students look at the chart of food and activities and decide the activities the person should do to burn a certain amount of calories. Students complete 3 problems.
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Fitness

For Students 5th - 8th
In this fitness instructional activity, students review the components to a well-balanced exercise routine and explain the importance of physical activity. This instructional activity has 1 multiple choice, 4 fill in the blank, and 5...
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Health in Progress - Portion Sizes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore portion sizes over the last 20 years. While visiting a specified website, students convert the increased calories to activity equivalents. As a class, they discuss healthy portion sizes and strategies to develop...
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Calories, Energy for Exercise and Life

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students calculate the number of calories they need daily and examine the impact of exercise on their caloric needs. They then determine if their daily caloric intake meets or exceeds their daily need.
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What's the Shape of Your Diet?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the food pyramid. In this food pyramid instructional activity, 5th graders investigate a proper balanced diet and compare their daily diet with recommendations from the food pyramid. Students create a visual...
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Calorimetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate calorimetry and set up equipment to measure calories. For this calorimetry lesson plan, students make a calorimeter and compare large amounts of heated water with small amounts to show the difference in calories....
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What the Heck is a BMR?

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Basal Metabolic Rate worksheet, students read directions to find an estimate of their BMR in calories per day, their total caloric expenditures per day, and learn how calories work in their bodies. Students write ten short answers.
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Food Energy

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this food energy worksheet, students review calories and how calories are determined. Students calculate how much thermal energy it would take to raise certain volumes of water a certain number of degrees. This worksheet has 3 word...
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What Goes in Must Come Out

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students monitor their calorie intake and energy expenditure. They keep track of daily data in a journal and assess and adjust their diets as appropriate.
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The Energy that Keeps Us Moving

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students measure the calorie content of food. In this technology lesson, students explore where the CEENBoTs get the energy to make it move. They create a Venn diagram showing the differences of energy in food and CEENBoTs.
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Dietary Guidelines

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the dietary guidelines and what they do.  In this healthy eating lesson students study nutrition labels and calorie needs.
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Measuring Calories

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students burn peanuts and marshmallows to determine the calories each contains. In this calorimetry lesson, students set up an apparatus with a ring stand and water in an aluminum can. They record the temperature of the water before and...
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Measuring Calories in Food

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students measure the amount of calories in food. In this food energy lesson, students discuss what a calorie is, how our bodies use a calorie, and how many we need. Then, students use a calorimeter to calculate the amount of energy in a...
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What The Peanuts Say: Catabolism and Calories

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the energy released by a peanut and a piece of a walnut. In this catabolism and calories lesson plan, students burn a peanut and a piece of a walnut and measure the temperature of the water before burning and after...