Education Technology

Energy as a Form of Calories

Published on 12/09/2008

Activity Overview

You will be burning food in order to figure out how many calories are in the food. Good lab for an introduction to energy.

Before the Activity

Go over what energy and calories are. Go over eqautions used in the lab.

During the Activity

Watch to make sure students are using proper safety procedures. Also explain at different labs how they are losing calories.

After the Activity

Relate this activity to how we use insulation to save calories/energy. You should do the sock insulation lab