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Measuring Calories in Food

Students measure the amount of calories in food. In this food energy lesson, students discuss what a calorie is, how our bodies use a calorie, and how many we need. Then, students use a calorimeter to calculate the amount of energy in a food item.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 7th
Subjects
Science
5 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary

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