Complex Carbohydrates Teacher Resources

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Rice as a Source of Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the nutrition in rice. In this rice instructional activity, 5th graders discover that rice is a great source of energy. Students compare foods to rice to see the differences in the nutritional value. Students...
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Carbohydrates

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between simple and complex carbohydrates? The video answers that question and more. It covers monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides.
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Biomolecules

For Students 7th - 12th
Do you think complex carbohydrates debate the meaning of life? A scientific video covers biomolecules and monomers including all four types: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. It also offers a pneumonic device to help...
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Training Table Race

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate the role of the carbohydrates food group in sports performance. The difference between simple and complex carbohydrates, and the performance of cardiovascular activities form the focus of the lesson.
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Carbohydrates-Simple and Complex

For Teachers All
Grain products are staple foods and sources of simple and complex carbohydrates that provide energy for the body. Define simple and complex carbohydrates Identify function and sources of simple and complex carbohydrates Describe how...
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Carbohydrates and Fats Crossword

For Students 7th - 12th
In this carbohydrates and fats activity, students complete a crossword puzzle by figuring out the vocabulary words associated with 19 clues given.
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Carbohydrates - Simple and Complex

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine simple and complex carbohydrates. They take notes and complete a worksheet. They also research cookbooks and find recipes which shows the simple and complex carbohydrate groups.
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Fiber and Water

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this human body worksheet, students determine why the body needs water and how the body uses the water. Students understand the importance of fiber in their diet and how the body uses fiber. This worksheet has 14 short answer and 7...
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Basic Biochemistry - Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You are what you eat, right down to your molecular structure. A hearty presentation begins with the two types of carbohydrates, simple and complex. Then it details proteins and amino acids. It ends by reviewing the three types of fats,...
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The New Pyramid - Nutrition

For Teachers 5th - 10th
What are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats? What kinds of foods have these components? Here's a nice introductory lesson on foods and calories that will answer these, and many more questions 
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Polymers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A pirate's favorite amino acid is Arrrrginine! Presentation begins with the difference between a monomer and a polymer. Then it applies that to carbohydrates and proteins and ends with DNA and plastics. Presentation is the last in a...
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Identifying Macromolecules

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Calling all young scientists! Due to the recent emergence of a new "undead" species, it is the responsibility of your class to ensure the survival of Earth and its people. This experiment tests for the most effective tool that could save...
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Macromolecules

For Students 9th - 12th
Acid what you did there! The presentation focuses on the macromolecules and functional groups. It includes carbohydrate, lipid, protein, nucleic acid, enzymes, DNA, and RNA. It incorporates their definitions, functions, ratios, and types.
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Race To Win Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners develop proper work and personal skills that will enable them to become competent and confident adults. Students analyze basic nutritional habits. Learners evaluate sport/athletic food patterns.
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Edible Algae Models

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Sometimes it's okay to eat your science experiment. A hands-on activity has pupils create models for algae to learn about its cellular structure. The best part of the experiment? The resulting juice-filled gels are edible—yum!
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Making Rice Bags!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover the importance of rice in Vietnam's culture. In this food culture lesson, students research the history of rice in the world and the health benefits associated with it.  Students create a decorative bag to store and...
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Lesson 3: Nutrition, Labeling and Packaging

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore basic nutrition concepts to help them select healthy diet, evaluate food intake, discuss major food labeling issues, design labels for food products, examine history of food packaging development and how packaging...
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Computation: How can we use rice to solve problem questions?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders graph metric tons of rice produced by various countries.  In this graphing lesson, 4th graders follow problem solving steps to answer questions about rice nutrition and then graph the amount of rice produced by several...
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Non-nutrients: Fiber and Water

For Teachers All
Students will identify the sources and function of carbohydrates and fiber and apply appropriate food preparation techniques.
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Testing for Life

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students test for organic molecules to determine if a solution contains once living molecules. In this characteristics of life lesson, students test common liquids for the presence of organic molecules, including starch, protein, and...
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Grains, Fats, and Sugars in Healthy Proportions - Skill

For Teachers All
Students will explore the dietary guidelines and food guide pyramid.Food preparation practices that support the concept of judicious consumption of the energy nutrients.
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Figuring Out Food Labels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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....
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Modeling Good Eating

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify and classify the items in a healthy diet. In this dietary instructional activity, students listen to a song about healthy eating while listening for good snack foods. They use pictures of the snacks to complete a large...
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What's On MyPlate?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students evaluate healthy food intake. In this food intake lesson, students examine healthy food recommendations for each food group. Students analyze food labels and determine appropriate serving size information.  After constructing a...

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