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Weight Loss Pills: Fact Or Fiction?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most over-the-counter weight loss pills have not been tested or even approved by the FDA. Learners see the truth behind weight loss pills and why many claims are false. The narrator begins by exploring prescription diet pills—fat...
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Dead Weight Loss - Key Graphs of Microeconomics

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is dead weight loss in microeconomics, and how does it relate to efficiency in a monopoly and society as a whole? An economics instructor explains these concepts in detail in a brief five-minute video.
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Monopoly Dead Weight Loss Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Young economists study the graph of monopoly depicting dead weight loss and inefficiency in comparison to a graph of a perfectly competitive market.
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Weight Loss

For Teachers 6th - 7th
This prereading guide has a list of potential vocabulary words, a writing assignment that asks readers to rewrite the story in a different tone, and a list of homonyms  (since the story is about confusing words). The very last activity...
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Weight Training

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars conduct a class-wide survey collecting, compiling, and analyzing data about fitness, weight loss, and body image issues. They analyze the relationship between exercise and diet in weight control.
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WS 3.3 Atomic Weight and Ions

For Students 10th - 12th
In this atomic weight and ions instructional activity, students answer questions about isotopes of atoms and how it relates to atomic weight. They also write out oxidation or reduction reactions for given atoms undergoing loss or gain of...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Importance of Keeping a Healthy Body Weight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Prepare your special education class for a healthy life. They visit with a nutritionist, practice simple exercises, and discuss healthy food choices. They then make goals for weight loss and management. Additional supporting activity...
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The Biggest Loser

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes losing is actually winning! Learners use a proportional analysis to compare percent weight loss of contestants on The Biggest Loser. The resource provides data and clips from the show to facilitate the lesson.
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Leaf Weight-Loss Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students measure the weight of a container of leaves daily to discover how quickly it grows lighter as the foliage dries.
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Excise Tax Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How do consumers and producers both pay part of an excise tax, and how does the tax shift prices and quantity? This economics teacher demonstrates how to use a graph in order to answer these questions, as well as how to calculate tax per...
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Maintain a Healthy Weight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils study body mass index and how to calculate it to analyze their weight. They discuss risk factors for heart disease, ways to burn calories, and healthy ways to lose weight. After viewing slides, they discuss tips to losing weight,...
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Better Weight

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate a Biblical based weight loss program which asks them to read, take on-line quizzes and tests, assess their level of physical activity, explore nutrition and food guidelines and determine whether weight loss would be...
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Obesity, Eating Habits and Weight Loss

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students conduct Internet research, view film and participate in class discussion to identify the problem and causes of obesity in America. They evaluate the food pyramid and break down the nutritional components of fast food and frozen...
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EconMovies 7: Anchorman (Efficiency and Market Failures)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can performing cannonballs into a swimming pool help us to understand the concept of marginal analysis and efficiency? Check out this video, using clips from the movie Anchorman and informative instruction, to learn more about...
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Perceived Overweight and Actual Weight Risk Classification

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students calculate their BMI and compare it to a healthy weight chart.  In this health lesson, students compare the perception of overweight with healthy weight charts. Students interpret collected data and evaluate their own weight...
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NickNews: Winners and Losers

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students view the excerpt from NickNews entitled, "Winners and Losers." In groups, they categorize a variety of words and images relating to weight, healthy eating, and healthy lifestyle. They discuss adopting positive eating habits,...
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Mass

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers participate in a qualitative discussion of the distinction between weight and mass, followed by a description of astronaut mass measurements in a zero-g environment.
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Slope Investigation

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Context is the key to understanding slope. A real-world application of slope uses a weight loss scenario with a constant rate of change to introduce the concept of slope of a line, before it makes a connection to the ordered pairs and...
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How the Body Uses Fat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Not all fat is bad—eating good fats actually helps with weight loss. Learn how the body uses fat through a 27-slide presentation that breaks down the path fat takes from entering to exiting the body. Understanding why fat is helpful and...
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Learn How to Graph

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine various types of charts and discover how to construct a line graph. Using graph paper, they construct a graph displaying weight loss over a five-year period. They draw copnclusions from the completed graphs.
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Ultimate Monopoly Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
From price and quantity to socially optimal prices and maximizing total revenue, see the needs for a monopoly charted on a graph. 
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Mayor Puts City on Diet to Lose a Million Pounds

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read a story called Mayor Puts City on Diet to Lose a Million Pounds and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. For this current event Lose a Million Pounds lesson plan, students respond to literature by...
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Weight Loss: Enrichment

For Students 5th - 6th
In this decimals to fractions worksheet, students use the information in the chart to answer the questions. Students change the decimals into fractions, estimate the previous weight and use division to find the total weight lost.
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Dietary Supplements and the Chemistry of Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars study the effects of dietary supplements on bodily functions.  In this health lesson students calculate their caloric needs and research dietary supplements. 

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