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"Yo Quiero a Glob of Lard" How To Figure the Nutritional Value of Foods
6th - 10th
Sometimes students' favorite restaurants aren't the healthiest! Using this nutrition instructional activity, they determine the nutritional value of their favorite foods. Breaking down foods into 6 nutrient groups, students apply simple...
Lose It! – Calorie Counter and Weight Loss Tracker
6th - Higher Ed
Record calorie and nutritional content, exercise, and weight loss with this functional application. As part of a nutrition or health class, open the eyes of teenagers to the make-up of what they really eat. Encourage healthy habits by...
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit - Lesson 16
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...
How Much Energy Is There in Food?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
People associate calories with food, but what is a calorie? Young scientists measure the number of calories in samples of food to better understand the concept. They test a variety of samples, take measurements, and compare their results...
McDonalds vs. Apple, Fast Food vs. Fruit, Fun Nutrition Facts
6 mins 9th - 12th
Natalie compares common food choices such as a soft drink instead of an apple, or Gatorade instead of a banana. Calorie count is juxtaposed against nutrients found in various fruits and junk food. Great visuals are provided for your...
Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Lesson 8: Action Plan
9th - 12th
Check you heart rate, evaluate your current level of activity, figure out calories burned based on the activities you do. Then put together an action plan of activities to do on a regular basis to maintain physical fitness. Lesson 8...
Mended Hearts, Broken Hearts, Healthy Hearts, Half-Hearted
3rd - 5th
Learners integrate locomotor movements with nutrition information. They solve simple math functions related to the calories-per-gram contents of each nutrient and perform fitness activities to match the number of calories contained in...
The Cold Truth About Fat
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Our bodies store two types of fat: brown fat and white fat—and brown fats are actually efficient at burning calories! An episode of the ACS Reaction series compares exercise generating brown fat to shivering cold. It turns out 15 minutes...
Breaking News English: NYC Restaurants Must Put Calories on Menus
5th - 10th
In this English instructional activity, students read "NYC Restaurants Must Put Calories on Menus," and then respond to 1 graphic organizer, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the...
Feel the Burn: Counting Calories Enrichment Activity
4th - 6th
In this enrichment worksheet, students record activities performed and minutes per activity, then determine how many total calories have been burned. Students then answer 2 additional, related questions. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.
How Does an Unhealthy Diet Influence our Health and Well-Being?
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
You are what you eat, or so they say! After surveying family and friends on a week of eating habits, learners analyze the data for patterns. They compare different variables such as fats and cost, fats and calories, or fats and LDLs.
How Does the Human Body Use Energy during Various Athletic Activities?
10th - 12th
Students investigate how much energy is used during different athletic activities. They conduct Internet research to obtain information on the top three athletic sporting events from around the world, and calculate the calories burned...
Animal Nutrition, Variations, Adaptations & Regulation
8th - 10th
Information about digestion of various food components is given in this PowerPoint. The diets of herbivores and carnivores are compared, and there are many diagrams giving details of their digestive system specializations. The labelled...
Why Are Blue Whales So Enormous?
5 mins 3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Isn't it strange that Earth's largest animal lives on one of its tiniest? Using Sesame-Street-style puppetry, this video explains how this phenomenon happens. Viewers learn that a single mouthful of krill taken in by a whale has the...
Anatomy and Physiology Introduction
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Muscle tissue is three times more efficient at burning calories than fat. Here is a video that explores how form fits function, introducing anatomy and physiology. The instructor then explores homeostasis, hierarchy associated with...
Sleep and Teen Obesity: Is there a Correlation?
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does the number of calories you eat affect the total time you sleep? Young mathematicians tackle this question by collecting their own data and making comparisons between others in the class through building scatter plots and regression...
Investigate the Relationship Far, Sugar, and Calorie Content of Certain Food.
8th - 10th
Students differentiate the amount of calories found in different foods. For this algebra lesson, students create a spreadsheet to collect data on the different food products they are comparing. They plot and analyze their graphs.
Exploring Dietary Guidelines and Healthy Eating Patterns
5th - 8th
How nutritious is a tiny lollipop? Pass them out to your class as they view a PowerPoint presentation on the basics of nutrition. The learners measure and record their weight and height and then carry out a computer activity using their...
Food and Your Body -- How to Maintain a Healthy Diet
6th - 8th
Students examine the different food groups on the food pyramid. In groups, they discover the proper amount to eat from each food group and how to prepare healthy meals. They keep a food journal and calculate the amount of calories they...
Food Label Scavenger Hunt Lesson: Worksheet with Twenty-one Food Lab
7th - 9th
Students investigate the nutritional value of foods. In this scavenger hunt lesson, students compare various foods using food labels to determine their calories, fat, saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and protein. There is a link to the...
Where's the Beef - Beef Facts or Hype, Is it Bad for You?
10th - 12th
Analyze a Happy Meal™ for nutrient content and calories. Blend the contents into "McMush" and use Biuret's solution to test for protein content. There are a few problems with the lesson plan: the resource links are no longer valid, the...
Burn, Baby, Burn - The Role of Metabolism and Activity Level
4th - 8th
Youngsters watch two videos: one about a gentleman who was able to lose weight by using technology to monitor his metabolism, and the other of a doctor explaining how to increase metabolism. They visit the MyPlate website and create a...