Measuring Calories

Middle schoolers investigate what a calorie is and how and why we measure them. They conduct an experiment to compare the calories of a peanut and a mini-marshmallow, and explain and discuss how calories are directly related to the amount of energy in the body.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Life Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning