BMI For Kids - Body Mass Index

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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 messages that reinforce good food and exercise choices.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals craft a meal and exercise plan
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires free signup
  • Presumes basic computer and mouse skills
  • Younger children may need help entering height and weight information
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros

  • Learners listen to messages about healthy eating and exercise
  • Height and weight information are displayed in inches and pounds as well as in metrics
Cons

  • None