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A fantastic presentation with great images should improve student understanding of lipids and their involvement in the body. The chemistry of different fats, phospholipids, and steroids are explained. Additionally, the specific uses, interactions, and complicating factors of most compounds discussed.
Find the fat and sugar content in foods in lesson 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.
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. This lesson plan includes various extension activities involving predicting and comparing the nutritional value in snack foods.
Students 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. Students determine what kind and amount of physical exercise would be needed to burn off the same number of calories from this snack food.
A fantastic presentation with great images should improve student understanding of lipids and their involvement in the body. The chemistry of different fats, phospholipids, and steroids are explained. Additionally, the specific uses, interactions, and complicating factors of most compounds is discussed. This is the student version, used to accompany a full PowerPoint, which is also on our site.
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. Then they find the total number of calories from fat per serving and multiply that number by 9 calories. Students also find the percentage of fat from calories.
Students identify the health benefits of drinking milk. In this nutrition instructional activity, students bring in caps from their milk containers at home and identify the types of milk, such as low-fat, whole, or skim milk. Students create a bar chart for the different types of milk and research how calcium impact the human body.