Personal Health Series-Energy Balance
In this energy balance activity, students answer 10 questions about energy, calories, metabolism and basal metabolic rate. They answer questions about physical activity and how it affects the number of calories needed in a day.
7th - 8th Health 16 Views 44 Downloads
Calorie Expenditure Assessment
Discover how many calories you burn on average through activities like rock climbing, swimming, tennis, and volleyball with this calorie expenditure worksheet. The document encourages learners to draw connections between nutrition and...
6th - 10th Health CCSS: Adaptable
What Is a Calorie?
Learners discover how we measure a healthy energy budget for our bodies with this educational video from TED-Ed. It reviews not only the definition of a calorie, but also such concepts as basal metabolic rate and how to properly perceive...
4 mins 7th - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies
Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food
Meet adorable animated chloroplasts as they, with the help of the sun, produce glucose. In this four-minute feature, viewers learn how carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and electrons are combined to form carbohydrates. The narrator also explains...
4 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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