February 15th, 2023

Middle School Resource: Eating & Exercise by PhET

Woman exercising on a bike

Middle School Resource

Eating & Exercise by PhET

This simulation will allow students to view relationships between the calories in the foods they eat, and the amount of exercise needed to burn the calories off. It also helps them explore the relationship between calories and weight, and helps explore issues like these by selecting a diet and exercise program.

Using this simulation, students will:

  • Recognize the connection between food and calories.
  • Understand the relationship between calorie intake and weight.
  • Learn about balancing diet with exercise to manage weight.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.FC.I.1.1.A and HPF.FC.C.1.1.A!

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