PSA2 Body Mass Index Study18 janv. 2017
The students read the definition of BMI (Body Mass Index) and discovered how important this index is to estimate a person's nutritional status.
The document presented a classification based on BMI intervals, and a scale of risks according to the level of BMI, either too high or too low.
Then the students calculated the BMI of examples of people, knowing their weight and height.
In return, using a spreadsheet software, they calculated the height or the weight of a person, knowing their BMI.
Aims of the activity:
-health education, understanding the importance of BMI.
- Mathematical learning goals: apply a mathematical formula, convert units, use a spreadsheet software, test values, compare numbers.