Water and Exercise Teacher Resources

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Water in Your Body

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Do you know how much water you have had in the last 24 hours? Do you know how much your body needs? In this hands-on activity, your class members will estimate how much water our bodies lose each day by filling and emptying one-liter...
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Water, Water Everywhere

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students devise a system for watering classroom plants during school year and summer breaks. In this watering system instructional activity, students work in teams to investigate water needs of plants and develop systems that will keep...
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What Would Happen if You Didn’t Drink Water?

For Students 9th - 12th
The role water plays in our bodies is the focus of a short video that offers scientific explanations for the consequences from either over hydration or dehydration.
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Like Water for Chocolate

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Linda Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Selecting and Effectively Using Hydration for Fitness

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How much water does your body lose during exercise? How much should you hydrate during and after exercise? Address the importance of hydration with your young athletes using this informative handout.
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Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: 4-6 Curriculum Support

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
How much water should we drink every day? How can food preparation be both healthy and satisfying? Check out this great 10-lesson unit which not only covers the body's need for water, but also includes lessons on tasting and storing...
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How Can Work Be Done with Water Power? Activity C

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Third in a set of lessons regarding reservoirs, dams, and hydropower, this involves a two-day hydropower plant simulation. Collaborative groups build, maintain, and finance the plant. The transparency of the reservoir setup can be...
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Food Journal Exercise

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are required not to change their usual eating pattern while recording everything they eat and drink for 1 day. They evaluate the nutrient composition of their diet, as well as their dietary intake and behavior within the...
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Science of NFL Football: Nutrition, Hydration and Health

For Teachers 5th - 12th
How does what you eat compare to an NFL football player? The final video in a 10-part series explains the nutrition requirements at the extreme level of an NFL player. The instructor explains the key nutrients and their nutritional...
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Water Homeostasis

For Students 9th - 12th
In this biology worksheet, students examine the internal functions of the human body while considering the factors needed to explain the physiological reactions.
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What Goes in Must Come Out

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students monitor their calorie intake and energy expenditure. They keep track of daily data in a journal and assess and adjust their diets as appropriate.
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Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: PreK-3 Curriculum Support

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
From examining how much sugar is in foods and looking at fruit and vegetable varieties to making mini rainbow tarts, this unit provides youngsters with a fabulous overview of proper nutrition and eating habits.
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Diet Evaluation Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students record two consecutive days of food intake. They identify which nutrients are below 70%. They compare diet composition between protein, fats, and carbohydrates. They evaluate fat in the diet to fall below the American Cancer...
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Bison Calculations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discuss how animals are cared for when they are captured. Using calculations, they determine how much food and water it takes for one bison and compare their water intake to humans. They also compare their weight to that...
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What The Peanuts Say: Catabolism and Calories

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the energy released by a peanut and a piece of a walnut. In this catabolism and calories lesson plan, students burn a peanut and a piece of a walnut and measure the temperature of the water before burning and after...
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Calorie Connection

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars calculate the calories in a Brazil nut and the calories needed for daily intake. In this calories lesson plan, students use calorimetry to measure the change in water temperature heated by the burning of a Brazil nut. They...
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Lesson 3: Nutrition, Labeling and Packaging

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore basic nutrition concepts to help them select healthy diet, evaluate food intake, discuss major food labeling issues, design labels for food products, examine history of food packaging development and how packaging...
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Paper Makers

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners make recycled paper out of scrap paper, water, and leaves. In this natural resources lesson plan, students learn about conservation of the forest and how we can use recycled paper to fuel our paper supply.
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The Optimization of Food

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discuss nutrition and how to make better choices with food. In this algebra and nutrition lesson, students discuss the way the body process food and the importance of nutrition for our cells. They discuss calories, fats and...
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Malachi's Medication

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What's in a prescription medicine label? After learners practice measuring out Malachi's prescribed dosage for his medication, they collaboratively discuss and explain why it is important to measure out medication with the proper...
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Health in Progress - Portion Sizes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars explore portion sizes over the last 20 years. While visiting a specified website, students convert the increased calories to activity equivalents. As a class, they discuss healthy portion sizes and strategies to develop...
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It's Sugar Time!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review the Food Pyramid. They examine several breakfast cereal labels and determine how much sugar is in each. They discuss these amounts and whether or not they are surprised by the results. They discuss the amount of...
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Think Your Drink

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine their fluid intake and the types of beverage they drink. In this adult health lesson, students describe the risks of too much sugar in their drink. They brainstorm ways to cut back on sodas and drink healthy alternatives...
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Science: Breathing in Space

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students determine the amount of air they use during rest and activity. They conduct experiments to calculate the number of breaths needed to empty a jug of water by exhaling through a tube into the container. Then, they figure how much...

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