Name/Title: How Far To Mount Katahdin (Part V)

Purpose of Event: To understand the relationship of hiking/backpacking and caloric consumption as well as to develop an understanding of diet, nutrition, cooking and planning skills.

Suggested Grade Level: 9-12

Materials Needed: Access to a computer that is hooked up to the Internet, the worksheet provided below.

Description of Idea

Part Five of our trip to Mount Katadhin helps us learn how many calories it will take to sustain us on a full day of hiking on the trail.

Click here for the Handout/Worksheet

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Submitted by Bane McCracken who teaches at Cabell Midland High School in Ona, WV. Additional authors for this idea were Bryan Butts. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 9/14/2003.
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