Understanding Nutrients and Their Functions
Students study the functions of nutrients as they relate to a healthy lifestyle: water, fat, carbohydrates, and proteins.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Does Cooking Affect Nutrients in Veggies?
Microwave, steam, bake, or just eat them raw—what is the best way to preserve the nutrients in the vegetables we eat? The episode of the ACS Reactions series considers different cooking methods and their effects on the vitamins and...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Is Poop Brown And Pee Yellow?
We all do it ... why not have a better understanding of the process? Life science scholars discover how the colorful foods we eat are either brown or yellow when our bodies have finished with them. The narrator leads the tour through the...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Nutrients, Fruit and Preparation Title: Nutrients in Fruits
Students take part in a comprehensive activity on the study of Vitamins and Minerals, their functions in the body, how fruits are good food source, the deficiency in the body that may occur due to the lack of nutrients. Students also...
9th - 12th Health
New Review The Science and Art of Cheese
The United States produces more than a billion pounds of cheese every month. The video, part of the PBS food science series, explains the science of making cheese. It introduces cheese makers and their processes. In addition, it...
10 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable