We found 66 resources with the concept metabolism
Deep History of Life on Earth
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewTake it all the way back! Young scientists discover the changes that took place from the time Earth became solid to present day through an interesting interactive. The resource guides users through key events that have shaped our world...
Measuring Respiratory Quotient
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow do scientists prove tiny living things respire? Young scientists build a respirometer and measure respiration rates in living creatures. By comparing the measurements of both plants and animals, they understand the similarities.
Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup - What's the Difference?
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Sometimes learning can be pretty sweet! Get your class involved in the sugar-versus-high-fructose-corn-syrup debate with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Viewers see the similarities and differences...
The Science of Caffeine: The World's Most Popular Drug
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the science behind the world's most popular drug. Scholars explore the neural effects of caffeine in an episode of the larger ACS Reactions playlist. The presenter explains how caffeine impacts different neurotransmitters in the...
Why Don't Sled Dogs Ever Get Tired?
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is the sled dog's secret to running for days on end without tiring? Turns out the answer is in their metabolism. Explore the metabolic processes of these amazing sled dogs. The science shows they are able to burn their proteins and...
Metabolism and Nutrition (Part 2)
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The 37th video in a series of 47 about the human body delves into metabolism. Scholars review cellular respiration and see how it, ATP, and glycolysis play a role in metabolism and how all of this relates to sugar levels in the body.
Essential Characteristics of Life are Conserved
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Humans' entire DNA sequence would fill two hundred 1,000-page telephone books. In the video, the instructor discusses the essential characteristics of all life - genetic code, the central dogma, and shared metabolic pathways. Scholars...
How Does the Thyroid Manage Your Metabolism?
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Hidden in our neck is an important, but often overlooked, little organ called the thyroid. Enjoy this short video as it explains the vital role this powerful organ plays in controlling the function of all the cells in our body, as well...
Burn, Baby, Burn - The Role of Metabolism and Activity Level
4th - 8th
Youngsters watch two videos: one about a gentleman who was able to lose weight by using technology to monitor his metabolism, and the other of a doctor explaining how to increase metabolism. They visit the MyPlate website and create a...
How Your Body Works 1, Overview of Nutrition & Wellness
14 mins 9th - 12th
Nutritionist Radhia Gleis explains what metabolism is and how to assess it. Food is processed and used by the body producing waste in the end. The steps of the digestive system are explained from its beginning in the mouth to its end in...
How Your Body Works 2, Colon Health & GI Problems
15 mins 9th - 12th
Radia Gleis continues to talk about metabolic markers, honing in on the colon. Gastrointestinal problems are discussed along with some reasons why these problems arise. Go into detail with your health or nutrition class about many of...