Saturated Fat Teacher Resources
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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 CCSS: Adaptable
Covalent Bonding and Molecular Structures
There are 66 objectives to be covered by upcoming chemists if they complete this two-chapter assignment. It encompasses all of the information needed to deal with covalent bonds and molecular geometry. Colorful diagrams display the molecular orbital structures.
11th - Higher Ed Science
New Review Nutrition Label Worksheet
Nutritional labels are everywhere, yet so few of us take the time to use them! Here is a worksheet that learners can use to practice calculating such features as calories, carbohydrates, and serving size based on real examples of nutritional fact labels.
6th - 10th Health CCSS: Adaptable
The Chemical Building Blocks of Life
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.
11th - Higher Ed Science
Organic Molecule Concept Map Review Sheet
Stretch the brains of your organic chemists with this amazing concept map. A list of 31 organic molecules is provided on one page, and a graphic organizer with empty boxes for each is provided on the second page. Unfortunately the photocopy of the concept map is not the most crisp, but the value of this exercise is not diluted.
9th - 12th Science
A Safe Food Supply? Is Your Food Safe to Eat?
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.
9th - 12th Health
Should the Use of Trans Fats in Foods be Regulated?
As part of a series of exercises that prepare learners to engage in meaningful, academic discussion of controversial issues, individuals interview classmates and record their responses on the provided opinion continuum. To prepare for the activity, class members read an annotated academic text, a fact sheet, and an evidence and perspectives sheet of information about the use of trans fats in foods.
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 14
“Rule your mind or it will rule you."—Horace. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 14 of 20 introduces the class to dietary fats. There are good fats and not so good fats, and this activity helps them identify which is which. Then the martial arts skills part of the lesson has the class practicing upward blocks, downward blocks, and either round-house kicks or stepping side kicks.
3rd - 6th Physical Education
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 9
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”—Nelson Mandela. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts instructional activity nine of 20 introduces food labels to the class. What are food labels? What do they mean?
3rd - 6th Physical Education
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
In this fats worksheet, 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 worksheet has 1 graphic organizer, 13 short answer and 14 fill in the blank questions.
9th - Higher Ed Science
New Review Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Here is a fantastic cross-curricular unit focusing on the production, distribution, and nutritional value of California-grown produce. It includes five lessons covering such topics as dietary guidelines and the food plate, California geography and crops, comparison of food nutrients, and the chemistry of fruits and vegetables.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository, narrative, and literary response), and each category comes with a general rubric and a set of sample essays.
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Guilt-Free Chocolate
Experiment with chocolate coating on cookies! What a delightful way to learn about food processing and chemical engineering. Throughout this activity, groups collect measurements and make calculations. They conclude by writing recommendations for improving the chocolate coating procedure.
8th - 12th Health CCSS: Designed
What's That Food?
Get things cooking with the first lesson in this series on the science of food. Working in small groups, young scientists make and record observations about different mystery foods. These descriptions are then shared with the class and facilitate a discussion on the six basic food groups.
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Optimization of Food
Learners discuss nutrition and how to make better choices with food. In this algebra and nutrition lesson, students discuss the way the body process food and the importance of nutrition for our cells. They discuss calories, fats and serving size of a normal day intake.
6th - 9th Health
Figuring Out Food Labels
Students identify various sources of nutritional information and evaluate accuracy of messages. They comprehend and identify misrepresentations in current food labeling. Pupils evaluate specific consumer products for truth in labeling. Students interpret food labels and make consumer decisions based on this information.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Food Label Scavenger Hunt Lesson: Worksheet with Twenty-one Food Lab
Students investigate the nutritional value of foods. In this scavenger hunt lesson, students compare various foods using food labels to determine their calories, fat, saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and protein. There is a link to the PowerPoint referred to in the lesson along with the worksheet that may need to be located on the website.
7th - 9th Health