As the Director of Food and Nutrition Services for a large and diverse school district, I see first hand the power of teaching children energy balance. This program offers practical, lifelong strategies for an active, healthy lifestyle.

– Marla Caplon, Director, Division of Food and Nutrition Services,
Montgomery County Public Schools


Interactive Lesson Plans

Get your students up and moving with these new lessons! Use them alone or in tandem with the Program Modules and get your classroom Energy Balanced! Get started with the Program Overview.

What is Energy Balance?


Four cool tools to teach key Energy Balance concepts.

Power Up! Anatomy of a Food Label The Scales of Energy Energy Balance My Day