Measuring Calories

Young scholars 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.

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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Biology
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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