**Goals and Objectives**

1. The student will learn how to make healthy food choices to assist in weight loss.

· Given a variety of food samples, the student will distinguish between healthy and unhealthy foods with at least 80% accuracy.

· Given a variety of food samples, the student will calculate which foods will fit into their allotted calorie limits with at least 90% accuracy.

· Given a variety of food choices, the student will choose foods that constitute a balanced diet with at least 90% accuracy.

2. The student will understand how to determine the amount of calories needed for weight loss, maintenance, or weigh gain.

· Given the Harris Benedict Equation, students will calculate their Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) with 100% accuracy.

· Given an online body fat calculator, the student will calculate their percentage of body fat with at least 95% accuracy.

· Given an online lean body mass calculator, the student will calculate their percentage of lean body mass with at least 95% accuracy.

· Given the formula for the amount of calories needed to lose a pound, the student will calculate how many calories are needed to achieve a healthy weight for them with 95% accuracy.

3. The student will know how exercise effects weight loss.

· Given some physical activity scenarios, the student will create a calorie deficit with 100% accuracy.

· Given some physical activity choices, the student will chose physical activities that are suited for them with at least 80% accuracy.

· Given a number of activities to choose from, students will analyze which activities will burn the most calories in the least amount of time with at least 80% accuracy.

4. The student will learn what constitutes a healthy weight for their bodies.

· Given an interactive BMI calculating tool, students will calculate their Body Mass Index (BMI) with 100% accuracy.

· Given a BMI chart, students will determine if they are at a healthy weight for their height and body type with at least 85% accuracy.

· Given a tape measure, students will measure the circumference of their waist to determine if they are at risk for weight related conditions with at least 90% accuracy.

· Given a list of diseases, the student will determine the ones that are caused by obesity with 90% accuracy.