How Much Energy is on My Plate?

Type of Resource



This activity leads students through a sequence of learning steps that highlight the embedded energy that is necessary to produce various types of food. Students start by thinking through the components of a basic meal and are later asked to review the necessary energy to produce different types of protein.

Performance Expectations

HS-LS2-4   Use mathematical representations to support claims for the cycling of matter and flow of energy among organisms in an ecosystem