Essential Nutrients Teacher Resources
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In Search of Essential Nutrients (Grades 6-8)Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Critical thinking skills and discussion lead to an understanding of which nutrients are essential for both humans and plants. The first installment of the five-part series explains why nutrients must be in a specific form in order to use...
The Crucial ConcentrationLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Which sports drink provides the best pick-me-up after the big game or grueling workout? It may not be the one you'd think! Food science is the focus in a surprising lab activity. Pupils use colorimetry to determine the amount of protein,...
Science of NFL Football: Nutrition, Hydration and HealthLesson Planet
5 mins 5th - 12th
How does what you eat compare to an NFL football player? The final video in a 10-part series explains the nutrition requirements at the extreme level of an NFL player. The instructor explains the key nutrients and their nutritional...
One Gene Makes One ProteinLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Very few universities still offer a master's degree in the ecology of grasses, but that was the degree that led George Wells Beadle to an interest in genetics and later a Nobel Prize. Scholars learn about the discoveries of Dr. Beadle...
AP: Chapter 41: Animal NutritionLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
Ms. Foglia has created another comprehensive biology worksheet that you can use with your advanced learners. The topic is animal nutrition and the digestive system. Questions address nutrients and deficiencies, stages of food processing,...