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Food And Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The different nutrients needed by the body and the reasons for each are presented very clearly in this powerpoint.  There are 2 review questions at the end, but this PowerPoint is essentially comprised of facts and examples to assist the...
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Starches, Fats And Sweets, Oh No!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners log their food intake for one week and analyze their diet using the food pyramid. They then design a week of nutritional meals and snacks for a young child that they might baby-sit.
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Nutrition: How Much Fat Am I Eating?

For Students 6th - 10th
How much fat is in this? Scholars first read some background information on the caloric content of fats versus carbohydrates, and then use that knowledge to analyze foods they regularly eat. They will look at 5 package labels for the...
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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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Lesson 1: Fast Food Nutrients

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compute the nutrient values of fast foods. In this fast food nutrient, students observe a PowerPoint about nutrition. They research nutritional topics, answer questions about nutrition, and determine the nutrient values...
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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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Starches and Fats

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students observe the presence of starches and fats in different foods. In this science lesson plan, students distinguish between a food that contains starch and a food that contains fats, define the terms starches and fats, and classify...
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Lipid Worksheet

For Students Higher Ed
In this lipids activity, students complete seven problems related to fats including identifying types of lipids, completing chemical reactions for lipids, and writing their chemical structures.
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Fats: A Type of Lipid

For Students 8th - 9th
In this nutrition worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer about the function of fats in the diet. They compare unsaturated and saturated fats. They tell what happens when one has either too much or too little fats, and record...
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Vitamins

For Students 4th - 5th
In this vitamins worksheet, students read a 2 page article on vitamins, answer 3 statements with multiple choice answers, match 3 types of vitamins with how they help the human body and then answer 4 statements as true or false.
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Molecules of Life

For Students 4th - 5th
In this molecules worksheet, students read a 1 page article on molecules and then answer 10 true or false, multiple choice, short answer and/or fill in the blank questions referring to the article.
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Health In Progress - Processed Foods

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and contrast processed foods to unprocessed foods. After exploring the differences, they research the health factors, benefits and concerns in both types of food. Discussions include fats, sweeteners, fiber, vitamins,...
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Nutrition

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders extend their knowledge of calories, proteins, carbohydrate and fats. They discover their body's use of calorie intake, explore diet in relation to excercise and nutrition and determine if their diet and excercise habis...
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A Helthy Diet

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine their eating habits and experience analyzing data and drawing conclusions. They construct models of the molecular backbone of saturated and unsaturated fats. In addition, they examine the labels of their food, record...
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Fat - A Concentrated Energy Source

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study fats as a necessary part of a balanced diet. They match foods with visuals showing the amount of fats in each. They compare lunches and how substitutions of various foods can effect the fat content of each meal.
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Building a Better Body

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the six essential nutrients. They read a handout, discuss the six nutrients, and construct a sandwich using ingredients that belong to the nutrient groups.
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Diet and Nutrition

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students figure out the nutritional values of foods to explain the nature of a healthy diet by looking at fast food nutrition pamphlets and calculating the values of foods then comparing them to the food pyramid.
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Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students describe the properties of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. In this health science lesson, students identify food sources where these nutrients can be found. They explain how they affect our body.
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Photosynthesis and Respiration

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology learning exercise, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to photosynthesis and respiration. There are 15 biology terms located in the word search.
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Fats

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are introduced to the characteristics of fats and their function in the body. In groups, they make a reduced fat recipe of chicken fingers and discuss other ways to reduce fat in their diet. To end the lesson, they identify...
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FAT FOLLIES

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, testing various foods for fat content by rubbing food samples on paper. Students identify what and who the US Food and Drug Administration is in reference to the Food Pyramid. Students write the name of each food brought in to...
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Reading Labels For Fat Types

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students analyze a variety of cooking oils to determine the amount and types of fats included in each.
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Dribbling for Nutrition

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice reading food labels and determining the correct number of grams of fat and carbohydrates in a single serving. They work on improving dribbling skills during the task.