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Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, and Paula Cutler, BS.
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Energy Sources

Energy Sources, of the instructional unit, Food and Fitness, teaches students about energy stored in food and the measurement of energy in calories.

Science concepts covered in this activity include the following.

  • Energy is a property of many substances and is associated with heat, light, electricity, mechanical motion and the nature of chemicals.
  • Food provides energy for living things.
  • Different foods provide different amounts of energy.

Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932