This Food, Energy and Body Weight activity & project also includes:
High schoolers learn why humans need calories, how they control weight with food choices, and the impact of exercise on energy. Scholars then apply their understanding to a case study of lunch choices and exercise.
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- Invite a doctor to speak to students about safe weight control
- Assumes prior knowledge of how bodies use food to provide energy and which atoms and molecules bodies require for growth and repair
- Refers to calories (lower case) when referencing Calories (upper case = kilocalories)
- Links to extension lessons and ideas
- Relates to daily life