November 2010 - Panburn Physical Activity

Pangburn PE teacher, Jenny Reaper
is using rats to illustrate how
unhealthy eating habits and lack of
physical activity affect two identical
rats in an experiment addressing
Edward Exercise received daily
physical activity and was fed a
controlled amount of healthy food.
Jorge A-Meal was fed an increased
amount of unhealthy foods and was
not allowed to receive physical
activity outside of his cage. The
results were an eye opening
experiment for the students when
Edward weighed in at 248 grams and
Jorge weighed in at 350 grams.
Jorge is one hefty fellow!!!!
Edward weighing in at 248 grams