TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 1A: Graphing Recommended Dietary Allowances

Refer students to the handout, “Recommended Dietary Allowances for Adolescents, Ages 11 to 18.” Have students construct bar graphs of the following:
 
  • calorie needs for boys and girls,11 –14 years and 15 –18 years
  • protein needs for boys and girls,11 –14 years and 15 –18 years
  • iron needs for boys and girls,11 –14 years and 15 –18 years
  • calcium needs for boys and girls,11 –14 years and 15 –18 years
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Keywords: 

Adolescent nutrition, serving, recommended dietary guideline, nutrition, analysis, food diary, food journal, caloric intake, calorie, food guide pyramid

 

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Activity Code: 
1A
Unit Reference: 
Nutrition and Aging
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 1: Adolescent Nutrition