Healthy Diet And Weight (Human Health)

by: Victor Sampson and Sharon Schleigh

The purpose of this activity is to help students understand the relationship between diet, exercise, weight, and body mass index. This activity also helps students learn how to engage in scientific practices such as using planning and carrying out investigations, arguing from evidence, and communicating information. In addition, this activity is designed to give students an opportunity to learn how to write in science and develop their speaking and listening skills.

Grade Levels

High School


Biology Instructional Materials Science and Engineering Practices Teaching Strategies


Type Book ChapterPub Date 11/15/2012Stock # PB304X_19

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