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18 resources with the concept body mass index

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Real-World Math from KQED's The Lowdown

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers explore math concepts like percentages, probability, and statistics in new and inventive ways with a collection of lessons that use videos, graphs, and activities to help them understand issues like climate change,...
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BMI: Body Mass Indicator

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discover their body weight and composition. In this health lesson, students use a body mass indicator to identify their percentage of body fat. Students develop an exercise plan and record progress throughout a month.
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Health: Overweight Youth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the primary causes for the increase in overweight youth and discover its impact on the health care system. After watching segments from the Bill Moyers Now program, your students develop campaigns to implement in school that...
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Obesity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is obesity a disease or just a preventable risk factor for other diseases? Scholars attempt to form their own opinions by reading a background of the issue and watching videos that explore the main pro and con arguments using an included...
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The Lowdown — Exploring Changing Obesity Rates through Ratios and Graphs

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Math and medicine go hand-in-hand. After viewing several infographics on historical adult obesity rates, pupils consider how they have changed over time. They then use percentages to create a new graph and write a list of questions the...
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Body Mass Index (BMI)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Know your number! Diabetes and heart disease both increase with higher body mass index numbers. Understanding the body mass index (BMI) helps scholars take control of their own health. They view a comparison of what various BMI...
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Measuring Obesity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Studies show that obesity is now a global problem. But how are researchers measuring obesity? Young scientists investigate the myriad of methods for measuring body fat through a presentation. From hands-on to high-tech, viewers learn...
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Childhood Obesity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States leads the world in the percentage of obese adults and children. Why? What can be done about the problem? High school psychology classes adopt a problem-focused approach to investigating childhood obesity and then...
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Controlling Body Mass

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many variables impact your body mass, not just diet and exercise. Scholars collect and study data about body mass to better understand the complexity of a sensitive topic. They learn about leptin deficiency, the hypothalamus, and more.
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Body Mass Index (BMI)

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
How do you calculate your Body Mass Index, and why is this information a valuable indicator of health? Class members discover not only what BMI is and practice calculating it using the height and weight of six fictitious individuals, but...
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Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 7: Getting the Skinny on Obesity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners calculate where they fall on the body mass index (BMI) spectrum and then examine the New Food Pyramid to plan a daily eating and exercising plan.
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Worksheet & Reading Guide - "MyPyramid"

For Students 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the dietary guidelines set forth in the USDA's 2005 MyPyramid by writing answers to 13 short-answer questions. Along the way they consider food choices and recommendations for optimal health. If you do not have...
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BMI For Kids - Body Mass Index

For Students K - 5th
Promote healthy lifestyles with an interactive that provides young learners with healthy nutrition and exercise messages. Class members plug their height and weight information into an online body mass index calculator, and hear positive...
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My Personal Improvement Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate what is necessary to design a personal improvement plan including making web using software. They research the meaning of Body Mass Index and how to measure it before accessing assigned web sites that discuss health...
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Maintain a Healthy Weight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students 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...
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Underweight Canadians

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore body mass index, calculate theirs, compare theirs to Canadian guidelines, and discuss possible reasons for being underweight.
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The Digestive System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Information about the human body doesn't have to be hard to digest! Provide learners with an overview of the digestive system, including each of the organs involved. It also covers the importance of nutrients, body mass index, the...
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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...