Read the student handout “What are Calories?” It is suggested that the teacher make a class set of this text. Answer the questions on the student worksheet “What are Calories?” Each student will need a copy of this worksheet. Students will need to refer to the student text to answer the questions.
Teachers may refer to Activity 1A: Graphing Recommended Dietary Allowances from the Nutrition and Aging Unit for additional calorie information.
Calorie, energy, food, activity level, writing