Tag Archives for: "Energy in Food"

LSOP Live: Energy, April 8, 2022

Can you really cook a chicken by slapping it? How many pushups can you do on the energy in a candy bar? We’ll also look at how transformations and transfers of energy let us shoot things in the air and keep our cool when things get hot. We’ll show you how a simple trick involving [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About Energy

What happens when you take a blowtorch to a water balloon? What can we learn by setting a chocolate-chip cookie on fire? On this page we’ll answer all your burning questions about energy.

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Show Me Some Science! Energy in Food

Food contains chemical energy that our bodies need to function. One way to measure the amount of energy is to burn the food and see how much thermal energy is released.

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