Carbohydrates Teacher Resources
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TV 411 What's Cooking? Carbohydrates
Chef Jamika is at it again, highlighting math and science in her cooking demonstrations. In this episode, ratios and fractions are introduced within the main topic of carbohydrates and the direction for making succotash! The general molecular makeup and nutritional role of carbohydrates are explained, specifically for glucose, fructose, and cellulose fiber.
8 mins 6th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food
Meet adorable animated chloroplasts as they, with the help of the sun, produce glucose. In this four-minute feature, viewers learn how carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and electrons are combined to form carbohydrates. The narrator also explains how glucose is broken down in our bodies into ATP, which we use as energy.
4 mins 4th - 8th Science 65 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Suitable for any biochemistry unit, this learning exercise helps learners summarize what they know about carbohydrates. They explain the elements found in carbohydrate molecules, the roles carbohydrates play, and the chemical structure of different sugar molecules.
9th - Higher Ed Science 17 Views 57 Downloads
Give biology or chemistry or biochemistry learners a good serving of carbohydrate with this PowerPoint. They will view slides that differentiate among monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides. They learn how starch and glycogen are broken down by hydrolysis reactions.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 32 Downloads
Who Took Jerell's iPod? ~ An Organic Compound Mystery
Within the setting of a crime scene investigation, biochemistry beginners analyze organic compounds as a means of determining "Who dunnit." They use a brown paper test for lipids, glucose test strips and iodine to identify carbohydrates, and Biuret reagent for proteins.
7th - 12th Science 38 Views 124 Downloads
Polymers and Crystals: Their Role in Food Science
Blend chemistry with cooking in this exploration of polymers, carbohydrates, and food science. Experimenting with gelatin produces concrete examples of the bonding and ploymerization discussed in the lesson. Copious, comprehensive teacher resource links are attached, so give yourself time (and don't give up!
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 10 Downloads
Big Math and Fries
Students calculate the amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat in a meal. In this consumer math lesson plan, students choose a day's worth of meals and calculate the amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat consumed. Students compute the number of calories and the proportion of necessary nutrients in the diet.
7th - 10th Health 63 Views 143 Downloads
Rice as a Source of Energy
Fifth graders investigate the nutrition in rice. In this rice lesson, 5th graders discover that rice is a great source of energy. Students compare foods to rice to see the differences in the nutritional value. Students classify foods in to simple and complex carbohydrate groups.
5th Health 3 Views 10 Downloads
Ninth graders examine the structure and function of biomolecules. In this food molecule lesson, 9th graders will examine various types of biomolecules such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. They will analyze nutrition facts on food labels and draw the respiration and photosynthesis stages of biomolecules.
9th Science 21 Views 79 Downloads
Young scholars group various foods according to whether they are proteins, carbohydrates, or lipids. This activity is a multisensory way of introducing students to biochemistry. Young scholars also learn how icons represent the molecular composition of each of the food groups.
10th - 12th Science 17 Views 46 Downloads
Chemistry learners discover how to identify different monosaccharides and chiral compounds, and then they learn how to draw cyclic structures. This attractive and well-organized PowerPoint will be a stong support when you present your carbohydrates lecture.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 39 Downloads