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What is Fat?
An animated fat molecule explains how some fats are beneficial and some are harmful. He describes triglyceride molecules and how the chemical bonding or overall shape determines the health value of each individual type of fat. This vibrant video has a variety of applications; use in a nutrition lesson for your health class, in your biochemicals lesson for biology, or in a lesson on chemical bonds in your chemistry class.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science 52 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Eat Less Fat, Saturated Fat, And Cholesterol
Students simulate the clogging of an artery with cholesterol by creating a paper towel roll model of an artery. They discuss the three types of cholesterol and their effects on the heart then they compare the fat and cholesterol content in different foods.
5th - 8th Health 11 Views 43 Downloads
Fun Nutrition- How Much Fat in that Snack?
Learners investigate which foods contain the most fat. In this nutrition lesson, students are introduced to the role dietary fat plays in our diet through various activities. Learners compare snack foods and analyze the fat content in each food.
3rd - 6th Health 8 Views 63 Downloads
High schoolers evaluate snack foods based on calories and fat. In small groups, they use this information to make informed and wise food choices. Students graphically represent the fat in a food by measuring the equivalent of the food fat with shortening.
9th - 12th Health 8 Views 14 Downloads
The Magical Ingredient: Fat
Students explore fats in foods. In this personal health and nutrition lesson, students view a Frontline video segment, examine the role fat plays in their personal diets, and develop plans to eliminate fats and implement exercise into their diets.
9th - 12th Health 7 Views 28 Downloads
How Much Sugar? How Much Fat?
Find the fat and sugar content in foods in lesson plan designed to teach math and nutrition at the same time. Learners read food labels and convert grams to teaspoons in order to observe how much sugar is in a product. They also use fast food menus to convert percentage of fat into teaspoons of shortening.
3rd - 5th Science 8 Views 114 Downloads
Fat - A Concentrated Energy Source
Students study fats as a necessary part of a balanced diet. They match foods with visuals showing the amount of fats in each. They compare lunches and how substitutions of various foods can effect the fat content of each meal.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 12 Downloads
Nutrition: How Much Fat Am I Eating?
How much fat is in this? Scholars first read some background information on the caloric content of fats versus carbohydrates, and then use that knowledge to analyze foods they regularly eat. They will look at 5 package labels for the nutritional information and complete how much fat is in each serving.
6th - 10th Science 42 Views 214 Downloads
In this fats learning exercise, students review what fats are made up of, where fats come from, and how our body uses fats. Then students access a website to compare good fats and bad fats. This learning exercise has 1 graphic organizer, 13 short answer and 14 fill in the blank questions.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Classroom Comparison of Fat Intake
Students bring in their fat diaries and work in pairs to calculate their average fat intake per day during the week of data collection. The whole class gathers to calculate their total fat intake and average fat intake per student per week and per day.
K - 5th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Students, testing various foods for fat content by rubbing food samples on paper. Students identify what and who the US Food and Drug Administration is in reference to the Food Pyramid. Students write the name of each food brought in to class in the appropriate pyramid space for each of the food groups.
6th - 8th Health 3 Views 1 Download
Stats on Reduced-Fat
Students demonstrate an understanding of the Five-Number Summary and Box-Plots after analyzing data from nutrition labels, forming a hypothesis and supporting it. They decide if there is a significant difference between reduced fat and regular food.
6th - 8th Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
What's on the Label?
Students explain the role calcium plays in the body. In this health science instructional activity, students compare the calcium content in different foods. They perform a taste test on different types of milk and rank them according to fat content.
K Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Eating Out and Eating In- Go Lean with Protein
Students investigate foods containing protein. In this protein lesson, students explore lesser known foods that contain protein. Students collaborate and explore menus from fast food restaurants analyzing fat content. Students construct a menu of low fat foods from various restaurants.
3rd - 5th Health 3 Views 12 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