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Nemours KidsHealth

Food Labels: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Check the label! That's the big idea in a lesson about using the nutrition facts on food labels rather than advertising hype to make healthy choices about what to eat. After reading background articles and learning how to read nutrition...
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Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

How Does an Unhealthy Diet Influence our Health and Well-Being?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You are what you eat, or so they say! After surveying family and friends on a week of eating habits, learners analyze the data for patterns. They compare different variables such as fats and cost, fats and calories, or fats and LDLs. 
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Interactive
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Molecular Structure of Fat

For Students 9th - 12th
Bad fat, good fat, trans fat, food fat—are all fats created equal? Get to the bottom of the types of fat with a well-crafted presentation. The resource covers adipose tissue, lipids, trans fats, and many other substances that fall under...
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Unit Plan
Curated OER

An Introduction to Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Whether you need a new textbook for your health class, or a few exercises and passages for your lesson on nutrition, you'll find what you need with a thorough nutritional science resource. With 15 chapters that cover elements of...
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Gallantsbiocorner.com

Heart and Circulation

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Young scientists get to the heart of the matter with this comprehensive review of the circulatory system. Addressing the different anatomical structures and processes involved in pumping blood through the human body, this worksheet is a...
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PPT
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Gallantsbiocorner.com

Transport Across the Membrane

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take your biology class on an exploration of the inner workings of cells with this multimedia presentation. Looking closely at the structure of cell membranes and the processes of osmosis and diffusion, this resource explains for...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Grossmont College - Chem 116 Practice Exam 3

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
This biochemistry practice exam queries takers on the organic molecules. Pupils write IUPAC names, identify boiling and melting points of different compounds, and more. This is definitely designed for a college-level biochemistry course,...
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PPT
Curated OER

Lipids: Fats and Oils

For Teachers 10th
A fantastic presentation with great images should improve student understanding of lipids and their involvement in the body.  The chemistry of different fats, phospholipids, and steroids are explained. Additionally, the specific uses,...
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PPT
Curated OER

Lipids: Fats and Oils

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A fantastic presentation with great images should improve student understanding of lipids and their involvement in the body.  The chemistry of different fats, phospholipids, and steroids are explained. Additionally, the specific uses,...
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PPT
Curated OER

A Safe Food Supply? Is Your Food Safe to Eat?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Viewers of this slide show learn that pesticides used on food crops can be harmful, but that there are certain allowable levels that should not be hazardous. They find out the rigorous process of inspection that meat must go through...
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PPT
Curated OER

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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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Heart Disease & Stroke

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students study heart disease and how to prevent it.  In this investigative lesson students list heart disease and stroke risk factors. 
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Health Benefits of Rice

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the health benefits of rice. In this food benefits instructional activity, 6th graders discover the nutritious benefits of rice. Students research Celiac Sprue disease and how rice benefits the people with this...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Cholesterol and Carbohydrates

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this cholesterol and carbohydrates worksheet, learners answer multiple choice questions on cholesterol and carbohydrates. Students complete 4 questions.
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Organizer
Curated OER

Fats

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this fats worksheet, students review what fats are made up of, where fats come from, and how our body uses fats. Then students access a website to compare good fats and bad fats. This worksheet has 1 graphic organizer, 13 short answer...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Holy Moley!

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry worksheet, students calculate to find the molar mass of water. Then they identify how many moles of hydrogen atoms and oxygen atoms they would have in a beaker. Students also write the chemical formula of cholesterol.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Cholesterol Awareness

For Students 9th - 12th
In this health learning exercise, students find the words that are related to cholesterol and treatments for it. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Clogged Arteries

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in active demonstrations to explore the understanding of cholesterol in an artery. Students stand outside hula hoops to represent an artery. When they are tagged, they become a piece of cholesterol. Students...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Body Systems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students view a video, they summarize the function or job of each body system. They are asked why is it important that athletes in training or a person who wants to tone muscles or stay healthy should comprehend how the systems could...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Popcorn Nutrition

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners read a snack nutrition chart and answer questions. They compare nutrition levels of snack foods. They correctly calculate differences in nutritional value.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Investigate the Role of Cholesterol from Cholesterol-rich Foods in the Human Body

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders assess fat content of different food samples. In this biology lesson, 8th graders create a flowchart showing the transport of cholesterol in the bloodstream. They perform tests for the presence of lipids on food samples.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Health Puzzle

For Students 4th - 8th
In this health worksheet, students identify and locate words related to health lifestyles. There are 39 words located in the puzzle.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

PICKING PEANUTS

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars create sentences, using words printed on pictures of peanuts. They are explained that the peanut is not really a nut, but a legume, related to beans and peas. Students are also told that the first peanuts grew in Brazil....
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

A TOUGH NUT TO CRACK

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Based on a set of criteria, young scholars will evaluate the quality of pecans.1. Bring a gram scale and papershell pecans. Provide five pecans for each student. 2. Divide the class into groups of five and provide each member with five...