PHET Interactive Simulations: Eating and Exercise
How many calories are in your favorite foods? How much exercise would you have to do to burn off these calories? What is the relationship between calories and weight? Explore these issues by choosing diet and exercise and keeping an eye on your weight.
Sample Learning Goals
Design a diet and exercise regimen.
Estimate the number of calories required for basic survival.
Estimate the number of calories burned by exercise.
Explain how heart health depends on diet and exercise.
Explain how Body Mass Index (BMI) depends on weight and height.