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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 3 Lesson 2 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides
  • Info Document


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  • Unit 3 Lesson 2: Calculating BMI and Total Energy Output "Ticket" that includes the following:
  • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides
  • Link to U3L2 Information Document
  • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Document
  • Link to Nutrition and Wellness Research Paper Outline


Lesson 2: Calculating BMI & Total Energy Output (28 slides)

  • CA State Standard Addressed (adjust to match your state standard):
    •  1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
    • 6.1.N Assess one’s personal nutrition needs and physical activity level.



  • Objectives Addressed: 
    • Calculate personal BMI and use Weight for Height Scale
    • Calculate personal total energy output per day.
    • Demonstrate ability to calculate personal RMR, TEF, and Physical Activity Effect to determine total caloric expenditure. 


  • Terms Addressed: lean body mass, body mass index, skinfold measurements, circumference measurements, body fat scales, total energy output, resting metabolic rate, physical activity effect, thermic effect of food, caloric deficiency, caloric surplus. 
  • In the “notes” section of the Slides there are some talking points, guides, and ideas, and essential questions for the teacher. 
  • Next Steps Slide includes instructions for what students should complete next.


Lesson 2: Info Document 

  • Lesson 2 Info Document contains information learned in the Slide Deck and then some.  Students can use the info docs as a “textbook” for the class. 
    • Covers the downsides to weighing yourself on a scale.
    • Defines lean body mass.
    • Defines body mass index and provides an equation for manually calculating BMI.
    • Describes how to calculate total energy output through calculating resting metabolic rate, calculating effect of physical activity, and thermic effect of food. 
    • Defines caloric deficiency, and caloric surplus.




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Unit 3 Lesson 2: Calculating BMI and Total Energy Output

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