Calorie Connection

Students 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 also determine the calories needed in a day based on daily activity and basal metabolic rate.

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Grade
7th - 9th
Subjects
Biology
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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