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Students use creative tools in the Seesaw app or website to complete classroom activities like "Body Mass Index"

Ms. K. McCool

Student Instructions

Body Mass Index

BODY MASS INDEX (BMI) is the relationship of an individual's weight and height. Its purpose is used as a way to clarify sedentary (physically inactive) individuals and active individuals. 1. Tap the Add button. 2. Click the student template: a. using the tool and place a dot on the height number line (your height) b. using the tool and place a dot on the weight number line (your weight) c. using the tool, connect the dots, by drawing a STRAIGHT line. The line you drew, passes through the BMI number line. Place a dot on the BMI number line. That is your BMI 5. The Using the tool, tell me what your BMI is? What do the numbers mean? UNDERWEIGHT: less than 18.5 NORMAL: 18.5-2 OVERWEIGHT: 25-30 OBESE: more than 30 PROBLEMS WITH using BMI! Numbers can be inaccurate it an individual is growing and/or muscular IF AN INDIVIDUAL IS OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE: Follow the www.myplate.org and 50 minutes of exercise a day.

9th Grade, 10th Grade, 8th Grade, Health, Physical Education
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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