Measuring Calories

Students burn peanuts and marshmallows to determine the calories each contains. In this calorimetry lesson, students set up an apparatus with a ring stand and water in an aluminum can. They record the temperature of the water before and after burning the food item to calculate the number of calories.

5th - 8th Science 8 Views 16 Downloads
Resource Details

Subjects
Biology
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning

What Members Say


Andrea C.
Lesson Planet is almost like having another teacher to collaborate with as I plan my lessons. It's great.
Andrea C., Teacher
Katy, TX