TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 3A: What Are Calories?

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. 
 
Keywords: 

Calorie, energy, food, activity level, writing

 

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Activity Code: 
3A
Unit Reference: 
You Are What You Eat
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 3: What Are Calories?