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Are you looking for a presentation for a basic introduction to nutrition? This PowerPoint will do the job. It provides the information for a variety of topics such as: nutrients, portions, food groups, and calories. Check it out!
Viewers of this slide show learn that pesticides used on food crops can be harmful, but that there are certain allowable levels that should not be hazardous. They find out the rigorous process of inspection that meat must go through before being sold to the public. Additionally, they learn about food additives: hormones, antibiotics, and preservatives. The last segment of the slide show delves into different methods of food preservation. Use this in a health class to help teens understand where their food comes from.
Students gather information from Nutrition Facts labels on their favorite snack foods. They graph the fat content of the foods and reflect on what they see.
Students figure out the nutritional values of foods to explain the nature of a healthy diet by looking at fast food nutrition pamphlets and calculating the values of foods then comparing them to the food pyramid.
In this vitamins worksheet, students read a 2 page article on vitamins, answer 3 statements with multiple choice answers, match 3 types of vitamins with how they help the human body and then answer 4 statements as true or false.
In this molecules worksheet, learners read a 1 page article on molecules and then answer 10 true or false, multiple choice, short answer and/or fill in the blank questions referring to the article.
Fifth graders determine how to lead healthier lives. In this body analysis instructional activity, 5th graders measure their height and use the bio-impedance analyzer to find their fat percentage, fat mass, and body mass index. Students write three improvement goals based on their results.
Seventh graders extend their knowledge of calories, proteins, carbohydrate and fats. They discover their body's use of calorie intake, explore diet in relation to excercise and nutrition and determine if their diet and excercise habis are healthy or not. They look at a nutrition webquest to help them determine how many calories they burn and understand proteins and fats better. Also, has a peer evaluation rubric and teacher rubric to be filled out by the students.
Test your learners' healthy snacking know-how with this quiz. This quiz is made up of 10 questions about how to choose a healthy snack. Topics include food labels, carbohydrates, healthy snack choices, and high-fat foods. Use this quiz to guide a short unit on healthy snacking in your class.
Students read the Nutrition Fact labels to make healthy choices. In this health lesson, students look at labels to identify fat content, protein, carbohydrates, and serving size. They play games with different labels such as Narrow It Down, Concentration and War. 
Students compare and contrast processed foods to unprocessed foods. After exploring the differences, they research the health factors, benefits and concerns in both types of food. Discussions include fats, sweeteners, fiber, vitamins, texture and taste.
Learners explore nutrition by participating in a balanced diet activity. In this eating habits lesson, students analyze their own diets and discuss the foods they have eaten that day. Learners utilize grocery bags, scissors, Ziploc bags and a variety of foods to conduct a fat and greasy food identification experiment.
The two-day "Vital Vitamins" lesson from Do Something, Inc. is all about vitamins. Learners pair up to research a specific vitamin. There are two categories: water-soluble and fat-soluble. They research and write an information card on their particular vitamin and then choose to create a sign, an informational video, or build a small website to present their information.
Learners participate in making a pie. They are to discuss the nutritional value and the different types of pies. They also answer questions from the teacher about fat and they complete a pie evaluation form.
Ninth graders demonstrate safe lab practices. They make critical decisions as to the effects of the fat content of the milk. Students complete called "Somewhere Over the Milky Rainbow." They are given a safety symbol worksheet. Students discuss how the could determine if the fat content of the milk affected the experiment.
Students conduct an experiment to determine how milk reacts with soap based on its fat content. In this scientific method application lesson, students are shown a demonstration of milk and soap reacting. They conduct an experiment to determine what type of milk was used in the demonstration based on its fat content.
A very factual overview of animal nutrition fills the 65 slides of this collection. General requirements are explained: water, protein, carbohydrate, fat, minerals, and vitamins. A definition of digestion is also given, along with a comparison of the monogastric and ruminant digestive systems. There are no diagrams or photographs to accompany the information in these slides. They can be used in a biology or agriculture course.
Young scholars choose healthy snacks. They are given a point for a snack that is low in fat and sugar. Students recieve a bag of apples or oranges once a week for the winning homeroom. They have a list of suggested snacks in each homeroom, young scholars discuss reading food labels and planning their snacks.
Identify the properties of fats and lipids. Compare the properties of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids Identify foods containing triglycerides and identify which foods contain saturated and unsaturated fat Discuss the function of fat in food
Students examine the purpose and characteristics of whale blubber. They work together to complete an experiment to test the fat as an insulator. They discover how humans use materials to protect them from the cold.