What Is BMI?

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What Is BMI?



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Type: Learning Activity


This learning activity from Wonderopolis combines interactive resources to answer these questions:

  • What is BMI?
  • What does BMI mean for my health?
  • What are some ways I can stay healthy?

A combination of interactive text, audio, video, vocabulary, checks for understanding, and extension activities explain the big ideas of BMI. This resource provides an easy to understand explanation supporting the importance of making responsible personal health decisions. 

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.7.1) State the importance of assuming responsibility for personal health behaviors and avoiding risky behaviors.

Examples: fast food vs. My Plate recommendations, screen time vs. active living

Tags: BMI, body, body mass index, Bones, Dairy, diet, exercise, fat, Fitness, Food, Fruit, health, healthy weight, height, Human Body, index, mass, muscle, Protein, Size, Sugar, Vegetables, weight
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit

The webpage links buttons to print, save to PDF (if link sharing is not preferred), change language, as well as these extension activities,  recommended to engage the content outside of class with a friend or family member. 

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Author: Andrea Rains
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit