How Much Energy Is That Anyway?

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The fifth 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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss what happens to the human body if it doesn't get enough calories
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of chemical reactions, dimensional analysis, and the difference between heat and temperature
  • Be aware of all food allergies before passing out snack packs

  • Includes an idea for modification
  • Provides teachers with comments and teacher tips for facilitating the activity

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