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56 reviewed resources for caloric intake

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A Meal of Endurance

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students evaluate the nutritional value of the explorers' meals. This is done through analyzing caloric intake versus caloric expenditure, describing the trend in diet change that explorers experienced over a two year expedition, ...
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What Are Calories?

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
What are calories, and how do calorie needs differ from person to person? Here is a activity that briefly explains how calories measure the energy supplied by food, as well as suggests the amount of food an individual should eat per day.
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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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A Meal of Endurance

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the importance of the nutritional value of explorers' meals. They investigate the concepts of caloric intake vs. caloric expenditure and examine their own nutrition.
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Caloric Burning Activities

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use problem solving, decision making and basic math skills to calculate calories used during different activities. They determine the relation between food intake and activity. Students also figure out the activity,...
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Calories in Sports

For Students 6th - 12th
This 4-page instructional activity 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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Nutrition Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Health fanatics find their basal metabolic rate and maximum caloric intake, gather nutritional labels and pictures of foods, then create a meal plan connecting the energy values. A detailed set of instructions and calculations worksheet...
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Food Math

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore healthy habits by completing caloric measurement activities. In this food choice lesson, 4th graders discuss what types of foods give you protein or fat and utilize a food chart to measure caloric intake. Students...
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Food Intake and Physical Activity

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders graph their estimations of caloric intake and caloric expenditures.
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Burn Baby Burn

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use the Internet to research information on the food pyramid, recommended daily allowances of nutrients, caloric intake and expenditure, and value of foods. They analyze their own eating habits and exercise level.
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What Goes in Must Come Out

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Pupils 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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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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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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What Is a Calorie?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Learners discover how we measure a healthy energy budget for our bodies with this educational video from TED-Ed. It reviews not only the definition of a calorie, but also such concepts as basal metabolic rate and how to properly perceive...
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An Introduction to Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Whether you need a new textbook for your health class, or a few exercises and passages for your lesson on nutrition, you'll find what you need with a thorough nutritional science resource. With 15 chapters that cover elements of...
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Pizza Portions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore mathematics by participating in a pizza pie activity. In this nutrition activity, students identify the caloric intake in a piece of pizza and estimate the average number of slices eaten by a person. Students utilize...
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Calorie Countdown

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze their caloric intake and energy output. In this nutrition and health lesson, 5th graders use the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to evaluate their personal food intake and activity level. Students explore the...
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Calorie Expenditure Assessment

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Discover how many calories you burn on average through activities like rock climbing, swimming, tennis, and volleyball with this calorie expenditure worksheet. The document encourages learners to draw connections between nutrition and...
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Your Energy Needs (BMR)

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
How many Calories one needs on a daily basis is dependent on a number of factors including gender, height, and activity level. In the third of seven lessons about energy and food, young nutritionists calculate the number of Calories...
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Your Nutrition Needs

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
It takes some work to ensure you have a balanced diet, but once you know the types of foods that are good for you, it becomes second nature. In the sixth of seven lessons about energy and nutrition, learners create a healthy eating plan...
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Nutritional Challenges

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Eating healthy can be a challenge, especially for people with special dietary needs. After learning about standard nutritional needs for adults, learners take on the role of a dietician and work together to create a menu for one of the...
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Trophic Ecology of Humans

For Teachers 9th - 11th
young scholars analyze the place of humans among the tropic levels by observing what we eat. They calculate the caloric content of several foods commonly eaten by humans and calculate the total energy cost to grow, process, transport,...
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Calorie Connection

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students calculate the calories in a Brazil nut and the calories needed for daily intake. In this calories lesson plan, students use calorimetry to measure the change in water temperature heated by the burning of a Brazil nut. They also...
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Using Proportions to Solve Problems and Graphing Data

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use proportions and ratios to solve problems. In this algebra lesson, students using basic operations to solve word problems. They calculate percentage calorie intake using food.