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Math at Work
Math at Work: Figuring Fitness: Nutrition in the Middle Grades

Charlene Beckmann; Esther Billings 

August 2004, Volume 10, Issue 1, Page 46

Abstract:
The mathematics inherent in eating foods that are healthy is the focus of this issue's Math at Work. Included are example activity and activity sheets to be used in the classroom. Math at Work connects mathematics to various occupations and is a regular feature of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Communication
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Modeling
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Weight / Mass