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Amateur biologists examine the macromolecules that are foundational to life: proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates. This worksheet is composed of five pages of questions and plenty of space to write answers. Learners will explore such topics as the function of nucleic acids, differences between saturated and unsaturated fats, and the roles of different polysaccharides. This makes a handy homework assignment for your AP or college biologists.
All the basic information about the food nutrient, fat, is in this ten-slide presentation. There are a plenty of good talking points for class discussion. Where do fats come from? Why do we need fat in out diet? Are there good and bad fats? How much fat does a person need to eat? What are the health effects of too much fat in the diet? Guide learners to discover the answer to these questions and many more!
Students investigate foods containing protein. In this protein lesson plan, 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.
Students calculate the amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat in a meal. In this consumer math lesson, 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.