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Health and Fitness at the Children's Museum of Houston

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Designed as pre-and-post activities for a field trip to the Children's Museum of Houston, these 10 activities (and a few videos too!) are easily adapted to any classroom. The lessons can be paired with a class fitness plan or unit. Pick...
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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 worksheet 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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Meet the Calorie

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
What is a calorie and how does it work? How many calories do we consume in a typical day, and how many do our cells need to function well? Your learners will answer these questions and more using a worksheet, which includes informational...
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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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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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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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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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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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Thermal Radiation

For Students 9th - 12th
"Thermal Radiation" is a straightforward assessment of future physicists' understanding of radiant energy. They write out answers to questions about wavelength and frequency, temperature relationships, absorption and emission. The...
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Total Daily Calories

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of calories. In this calories lesson, students calculate their Basal Metabolic Rate. Students determine the number of calories they burn each day. Students use a conversion factor of fat to calories to...
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How Much Energy Is That Anyway?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The fifth instructional activity in the six part series introduces units of energy including calories, Calories, and joules. Scholars determine the energy released when eating a snack and during activity.
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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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"Yo Quiero a Glob of Lard" How To Figure the Nutritional Value of Foods

For Students 6th - 10th
Sometimes students' 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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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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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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Calories Count

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students collect data on calorie intake. In this algebra lesson plan, students collect and analyze data using a graph. They use a linear equation to compare calorie burned compared to calorie intake.
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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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Calories

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore calories. In this instructional activity 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...
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New-tritional Info

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Burning off a Big Mac® doesn't seem like a big feat until you calculate the minutes of exercise necessary to break even. Young mathematicians look at different menu items in relation to different body weights and exercises to calculate...
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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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Balancing Clara's Calories!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this calories learning exercise, 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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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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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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Math in Science-Knowing the Calories You Take In!

For Students 9th - 11th
I can burn off one scrambled egg in 30 minutes of walking? Explain how we daily consume and burn calories using this fun worksheet, which breaks down basic foods and activities into kilocalorie equivalents. Nutritionists calculate the...

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