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60 resources with the keyterm carbohydrates

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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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The Chemical Building Blocks of Life

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Amateur biologists examine the macromolecules that are foundational to life: proteins,  lipids, and carbohydrates. This worksheet is composed of five pages of questions and plenty of space to write answers. Learners will explore such...
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Polymers and Crystals: Their Role in Food Science

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Blend chemistry with cooking in this exploration of polymers, carbohydrates, and food science. Experimenting with gelatin produces concrete examples of the bonding and ploymerization discussed in the lesson. Copious, comprehensive...
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"Yo Quiero a Glob of Lard" How To Figure the Nutritional Value of Foods

For Students 6th - 10th
Sometimes students' favorite restaurants aren't the healthiest! Using this nutrition worksheet, they determine the nutritional value of their favorite foods. Breaking down foods into 6 nutrient groups, students apply simple math to...
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Biological Molecules

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the structure and function of biomolecules. In this food molecule activity, 9th graders will examine various  types of biomolecules such as  carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. They will analyze...
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Organic Compounds

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Your young biologists will find these slides very useful to help differentiate between the different nutritional components.  The slides contain step by step details of the different levels of structure and function. These would be...
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Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Are you looking for a presentation for a basic introduction to nutrition? This PowerPoint will do the job. It provides the information for a variety of topics such as: nutrients, portions, food groups, and calories. Check it out!
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Personal Health Series - Healthy Snacking Quiz

For Students 6th - 9th
Test your learners' healthy snacking know-how with this quiz. This quiz is made up of 10 questions about how to choose a healthy snack. Topics include food labels, carbohydrates, healthy snack choices, and high-fat foods. Use this quiz...
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Biomolecules

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students perform an experiment in which they test foods for the presence of proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids. They identify the molecular structure of each type of biomolecule and then discuss how biomolecules relate to nutrition and...
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An Introduction to Four Groups of Biologically Important Compounds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners learn about the four biochemicals that are important biologically. In this biochemicals lesson plan, students identify the four major groups of biochemicals including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids. They are...
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Testing for Nutrients

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nutrients worksheet, students test 5 items for specific nutrients. The nutrients they test for are carbohydrates, fats, vitamin C, and proteins.
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Detecting Compounds Made By Living Things?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders are able to study the groups of organic compounds holistically as they tend to be found in nature. They discover that certain foods contain more than one organic compound. Students observe positive starch, sugar,...
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Vitamin C and Protein Analysis

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze various beverages to determine vitamin C content. Students research diseases resulting from vitamin C deficiencies and identify countries most affected.
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Menu for an Athlete

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Football, basketball, softball. What do these sports have in common? Athletes. Young scholars learn about and discuss the food pyramind, especially grains, with the thought that they will be planning a pre-competition meal and snack for...
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Photosynthesis

For Students 10th - 12th
Obtain a basic understanding of photosynthesis at a chemical level. The steps involved are introduced and simplified, but they are still difficult to understand. I suggest using this resource to supplement a lecture. An overview is given...
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Eating a Balanced Diet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A perky presentation provides an overview of what comprises a balanced diet. Viewers discover why water is vital to our health, what the macro-nutrients are and what they provide, and how calcium is important to bones and teeth. The...
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Personal Health Series-Healthy Snacking

For Students 7th - 9th
For this healthy snacking worksheet, students complete a "report card" for snacks found at their school. They include the type of snack, the grams of carbohydrates, sugar, protein, and fat, the calories, the vitamins and the grade they...
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Who Took Jerell's iPod?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate various substances to determine the perpetrator of a crime. In this biology lesson, students test for the presence of organic compounds in various samples. They identify an unknown substance based on its physical and...
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Murder and a Meal

For Students 7th - 9th
In this murder and a meal activity, students read the given scenario and determine a procedure to test each organic macromolecule stated in the reading. Students write out the procedure for testing. Students complete a chart that...
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The Chemistry of Life

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this biological compounds worksheet, students compare and contrast carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and proteins. This worksheet has 8 matching, 5 fill in the blank, and 2 short answer questions.
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Biochemistry Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
For this biochemistry worksheet, students review amino acids, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates. This worksheet has 29 multiple choice, 8 fill in the blank, and 3 short answer questions.
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Biologically Important Molecules

For Students 8th - 10th
In this biologically important molecules instructional activity, students fill in the blank with information about carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Students also make notes about nucleic acids.
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Life Substance

For Students 9th - 12th
In this life substances learning exercise, students will review carbon atoms, monosaccharides, dissaccharides, polysaccharides, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. This learning exercise has 4 true or false and 17 matching questions.
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Identifying Organic Compounds

For Students 9th - 12th
For this organic compound lab worksheet, students complete 5 pre-lab questions before testing a variety of common foods to determine which organic compound is present. Once data collection is complete and recoded, they answer 9 analysis...