Food: Nutrition and Energy
Food, food types, food/energy sources, energy, Calorie, nutrients, nutrition, diet, Nutrition Facts Label, serving sizes, menu, food choices, BMR, exercise, strength, increasing endurance
Energy for LifeLesson
Students observe and quantify the growth of yeast (a single-celled fungus) that it is given table sugar as a food source.
Students measure and compare the amount of heat energy released from two different types of food.
Your Energy NeedsLesson
Students estimate average daily baseline energy needs for different levels of activity.
Students estimate the serving sizes of different foods and compare their estimates to actual serving size information provided on food labels.
Servings and ChoicesLesson
Students document their individual eating habits and learn whether these dietary patterns meet their nutritional needs.
Your Nutrition NeedsLesson
Students compare their own eating habits to standard recommendations for a healthy diet.
Students learn about healthy eating habits to meet special lifestyle needs, such as those of athletes, persons with diabetes and vegetarians.