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Eat Less Fat, Saturated Fat, And Cholesterol

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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Cholesterol Awareness

For Students 9th - 12th
In this health worksheet, learners find the words that are related to cholesterol and treatments for it. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Cholesterol and Carbohydrates

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this cholesterol and carbohydrates instructional activity, students answer multiple choice questions on cholesterol and carbohydrates. Students complete 4 questions.
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The Truth About Eggs

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students discover what types of food contain cholesterol. They identify foods that contain less cholesterol, examine nutritional information about eggs and explore how to fit eggs into a healthy diet. They modify their diet to help...
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Lipids

For Students 9th - 12th
An informative video goes in depth about lipids, or fats. It describes the importance of cell membranes and hydrocarbon tails that contain the energy available for life. It also explains the construction of phospholipids and cholesterol. 
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Meeting the Membrane

For Students 9th - 12th
By completing "Meeting the Membrane," cell biologists are introduced to the structure of the lipid bilayer. The name molecular components of the cell membrane, explain selective permeability, and label a 3-D diagram of a section of the...
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The Inner Life of a Cell - Harvard University

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The inner life of a cell is laid out like a science fiction film. With dramatic music playing in the background, show your learners how the organelles interact and perform. This highly scientific clip is very detailed and is geared...
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Investigate the Role of Cholesterol from Cholesterol-rich Foods in the Human Body

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders assess fat content of different food samples. In this biology instructional activity, 8th graders create a flowchart showing the transport of cholesterol in the bloodstream. They perform tests for the presence of lipids on...
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Lipids: Fats and Oils

For Teachers 11th - 12th
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,...
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Lipids: Fats and Oils

For Teachers 10th
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,...
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Fats: the High Powered Nutrient

For Teachers 5th - 10th
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...
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Lipids

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Not only will biochemists answer 15 questions about lipid molecules, they will also review what they know about carbohydrate molecules. This is a straightforward assignment that lists the questions and allows space for writing answers....
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Grossmont College - Chem 116 Practice Exam 3

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
This biochemistry practice exam queries takers on the organic molecules. Pupils write IUPAC names, identify boiling and melting points of different compounds, and more. This is definitely designed for a college-level biochemistry course,...
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Worksheet and Reading Guide - The Circulatory System

For Students 7th - 12th
Read about the circulatory system through research or a biology textbook, and then provide answers to twenty-five questions. Biology learners who are studying human body systems will benefit from reviewing with these questions. Pair this...
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Biomoleucle Unit Review

For Students 9th - 12th
Biochemistry scholars will be well prepared for an exam on biomolecules after completing this concise assignment! There are 75 short-answer questions about the chemical makeup, functions, and relationships between organic molecules....
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Clogged Arteries

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in active demonstrations to explore the understanding of cholesterol in an artery. Students stand outside hula hoops to represent an artery. When they are tagged, they become a piece of cholesterol. Students...
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Holy Moley!

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry worksheet, students calculate to find the molar mass of water. Then they identify how many moles of hydrogen atoms and oxygen atoms they would have in a beaker. Students also write the chemical formula of cholesterol.
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How Does an Unhealthy Diet Influence our Health and Well-Being?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You are what you eat, or so they say! After surveying family and friends on a week of eating habits, learners analyze the data for patterns. They compare different variables such as fats and cost, fats and calories, or fats and LDLs. 
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A Safe Food Supply? Is Your Food Safe to Eat?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Cell Membranes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the structure of cell membranes including cholesterol, glycolipids, glycoproteins, phospholipids, and proteins. The video shows and discusses the fluid mosaic model as well as how cell walls differ from cell membranes. 
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Cell Membrane

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How in the world is a musk oxen like a phospholipid? Learners see the fluid mosaic model and all of its complex parts: phospholipids, proteins, glycoproteins, glycolipids, and cholesterol. The video then focuses on the phospholipid's and...
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Health Benefits of Rice

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the health benefits of rice. In this food benefits lesson, 6th graders discover the nutritious benefits of rice. Students research Celiac Sprue disease and how rice benefits the people with this disease.
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Heart Disease & Stroke

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students study heart disease and how to prevent it.  In this investigative lesson students list heart disease and stroke risk factors. 
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Healthy Eating Habits

For Teachers 4th - 7th
This Healthy Eating PowerPoint summarizes what the different parts of food are and some important examples and facts about each.

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