Human Metabolism

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Compare daily energy requirements of individuals at various stages of growth and activity levels
  • Describe metabolism (catabolic and anabolic)
  • Describe the factors that affect metabolism
  • Describe the metabolic process in muscles

Curriculum Connections

  • Grades 9 - 12
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Length of Activity

3 hours

Materials List

  • Human Metabolism Backgrounder
  • Human Metabolism Learner Activity Instructions
  • Human Metabolism Learner Worksheet
  • Aquarium thermometers

Online Lesson Format