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MelanieYoc

Chemistry10
BriannaBalke
March24,2016
CalorimetryLab
DuringthefoodunitIlearnedhowtocalculatecalories.Ilearnedthisbylearningtheformulato
calculatethecalories.Inthisunitwewereabletocalculatecaloriesfromdifferenttypesofnutrientslike
carbohydrates,fatandalsoprotein.Welearnedthatcaloriesistheenergyittakestoraisetemperature,alsowe
learnedthatadietarycalorieistheamountofenergywetakeinfromfoods,oritistheenergythatfoodhas.In
thislabwehadtoburntwodifferentfoods,onewasacheesepuffandanotherwasamarshmallow.Wealsohad
tobutthenumberswecameupwithinagraphtofindthedifference.
DataTable:

Graph:

DiscussionQuestions:
1. Whichfoodcontainedmoreenergypergram?Thefoodthatcontainedmoreenergypergramswasthe
peanuts.
2. Comparetheenergypergramofeachfoodthatyoutestedtothenutritionalinformationforthatfood.
a. Wereyourtestshigherorlowerthantheinformationonthenutritionallabels?
Thetestswerelowerthanthenumbersonthenutritionallabels.
b. Whydoyouthinkthatyourtestsmighthavebeendifferentthantheinformationgivenonthe
nutritionallabels?
Ithinktheywerelower
3. Whydidyouneedtoheatwatertodeterminetheenergyproducedbytheburningfood?Weneedtoheat
upthewaterbecauseintheformulaweneedtofindthechangeintemperature.Weneedtobeginwith
theinitialtemperatureandthefinal.Toaddintheformulaweneedtosubtractthefinaltemp.tothe

initialtemp.andwegetthechangeintemperature.Whenit'sheatedwefindhowitbegunandhowthe
temperatureended.
4. Discusstwopotentialsourcesoferrorinthislab.
Anerrorinthislabcouldbeusingtoomuchwaterortakingtoomuchortoolittleoffood.
5. A150poundpersonburnsapproximately700caloriesperhourplayingbasketball.Howmany
marshmallowswouldtheyneedtoeattogivethemenoughenergytoplay
twohours
ofbasketball?
Showyourwork.Ifheneedsheburns700calories,weneedneedtodivideitbythecaloriesofa
marshmallowwhichis60.Whenwedivide700by60weget11.6,hewillneedabout11.5or12
marshmallowstogainanyhourofenergyback.Ifheneedstwo,heneedsatleast22to24
marshmallowstogivehimenoughenergytoplaytwohours.
6. Considerthenutritionallabelsforthethreecerealsbelow:
PeanutButterCookieCrispCereal
RaisinBran

Cheerios

a. Whichcerealprovidesthemostenergyperserving?Thecerealthatprovidesthemostenergyper
servingisRaisinBran.Thisisbecauseperservingyouget170calories.
b. Whichcerealprovidesthemostenergy
pergram
?Showyourwork.ForPeanutButterCookie
Crispcerealitwouldbe:130cal/30g=4.33g.ForRaisinBranitbe170cal/52g=3.26g.And
lastlyforCheeriositbe110cal/28g=3.92g.ThecerealthatprovidesthemostenergyisPeanut
ButterCookieCrisp.
7. Atrackrunnerdida6mileworkoutandburned680calories.Howmanycupsofraisinbranwouldthe
runnerhavetoeattomakeupforthelostcaloriesofhisworkout?Ifheburns680calorieshewould
need4cupsofraisinbran.Hewouldneed4cupsbecauseifweknow1cupis170caloriesandheburns
680wewouldhavetodividethecaloriesheburnsbythecaloriesonecuphas.Intheend680/170=4,
and41cup=4cups.
Inconclusionweburnedfoodandfoundoutcaloriesbyusingitsformula.Burningfoodandfindingcalories
alsohelpedusunderstandtheamounttheamountofcalorieswetakeaswell.

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