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Servings and Choices


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Servings and Choices

In this nutrition activity (page 16 of PDF), learners document their individual eating habits and learn whether their eating patterns meet their needs. This activity requires learners to first complete the "Your Energy Needs" activity on page 8 of the same resource. This guide includes background information, setup and management tips, extensions, information about eating in space and handouts.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
45 to 60 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 14

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Completed "Total Energy Needs" student sheet (Activity 3, p. 11)
  • Writing paper and pen or pencil
  • Copies of student sheets (pp. 18-19)

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Human Body
      • Health and Nutrition
  • Mathematics
    • Data Analysis and Probability
      • Data Analysis
      • Data Collection
      • Data Representation
    • Measurement
      • Size and Scale
    • Number and Operations
    • Problem Solving
    • Reasoning and Proof
    • Representation
  • Physical Sciences
    • Energy
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Conducting Investigations
      • Gathering Data
      • Formulating Explanations
      • Communicating Results

Informal Categories


  • Food and Cooking

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read

Learning styles supported:

  • Uses STEM to solve real-world problems
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

  • Moreno, Nancy P.; Clayton, Sonia Rahmati; Cutler, Paula H.; Young, Martha S.; Tharp, Barbara Z.

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Baylor College of Medicine, ©2009

Funding Source:

  • NASA, NCC9-58

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