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122 resources with the concept fats

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Molecular Gastronomy - Science in the Kitchen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some say cooking is an art—and a science! Scholars scope out the savory subject of molecular gastronomy with a series of related activities. The teacher's guide contains printable worksheets and helpful tips for implementing the lesson.
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Energy Content of Foods

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do athletes load up on carbohydrates the evening before a competition? The instructional activity helps answer this question as it relates the type of food to the amount of energy it contains. After a discussion, scholars perform an...
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What Is Fat?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An animated fat molecule explains how some fats are beneficial and some are harmful. He describes triglyceride molecules and how the chemical bonding or overall shape determines the health value of each individual type of fat. This...
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Review of Ionic and Covalent Compounds and Transitioning from Ionic to Covalent Compounds

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a unique assigment: compare and contrast ionic and covalent compounds in an extensive data table and then analyze Lewis dot structures in antoher. Three columns are to befilled in: "characteristic or feature," "applies to ionic...
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Covalent Bonding and Molecular Structures

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
There are 66 objectives to be covered by upcoming chemists if they complete this two-chapter assignment. It encompasses all of the information needed to deal with covalent bonds and molecular geometry. Colorful diagrams display the...
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Oil Saturation Lab

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An informative introduction and 16 pre-lab questions prepare biologists and biochemists to analyze the double bonds in fatty acids. Using an iodine absorption test, they will be able to order a series of four oils by the amount of...
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Saturated vs. Unsaturated Fats

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What are good fats and bad fats? Learn about the structure and function of lipids and how that relates to carbon bonding. Scholars explore the structural differences between saturated and unsaturated fats and examine relevant examples...
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Leptin Feedback Control System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hormones come from many parts of the body, including the hormone leptin produced by fat tissues. This in turn, controls each person's hunger levels. Interested nutritionists view the feedback loop relating food intake, hormone levels,...
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PPAR-gamma Activation in the Fat Cell

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Each human contains more than six times the number of fat cells than there are people on the planet. Scholars learn how fat cells work to absorb fat and release hormones through a short animation. They recognize the relationship between...
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The Fate of Fat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans need fat for energy and nutrition, but how much is too much? A short animation shows the pathway of fat as it enters the body, breaks down through digestion, and travels for use or storage. Teaching tips offer multiple ways to...
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Fat Digestion and Bile

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understand the role of bile in fat digestion with the help of a simple animation. The short interactive explains why fats are difficult to break down and how bile assists lipase in maintaining a healthy system.
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Macromolecules Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This game isn't playing around! Scholars test their macromolecule skills through an interactive Jeopardy-style activity. As point values increase, so does the rigor of the questions, which cover types of bonding and structure of...
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How the Body Uses Fat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Not all fat is bad—eating good fats actually helps with weight loss. Learn how the body uses fat through a 27-slide presentation that breaks down the path fat takes from entering to exiting the body. Understanding why fat is helpful and...
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Molecular Structure of Fat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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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Investigating the Effect of Temperature on the Activity of Lipase

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How does temperature affect lipase activity? Young scholars conduct an experiment to collect data on the interaction of lipase at different temperatures. They add lipase to a solution of milk, sodium carbonate, and phenolphthalein and...
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What Is Biochemistry?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Watch as chemistry comes alive! Socratica's biology playlist kicks off with a simple video detailing the principle components of biochemistry. Content includes carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids. The narrator describes each class...
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What is a Complete Breakfast?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Start your day—and your class—off right with an interesting video about breakfast! The resource, part of the American Chemical Society's Reactions series, tackles the most important meal of the day. The narrator explains what makes for a...
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The Cold Truth About Fat

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Our bodies store two types of fat: brown fat and white fat—and brown fats are actually efficient at burning calories! An episode of the ACS Reaction series compares exercise generating brown fat to shivering cold. It turns out 15 minutes...
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Why Don't Sled Dogs Ever Get Tired?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Fats and Oils (Plant Oils)

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Sow the seeds of knowledge with a short video about plant oils! Science scholars discover the methods people use to extract oils from olives, coconuts, and flowers. The narrator also explains the chemical structures of these oils and why...
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Science of NFL Football: Nutrition, Hydration and Health

For Teachers 5th - 12th
How does what you eat compare to an NFL football player? The final video in a 10-part series explains the nutrition requirements at the extreme level of an NFL player. The instructor explains the key nutrients and their nutritional...
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All Fats Are Not Created Equal

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Apply robotics to connect physical properties to chemical properties. Future engineers use robots to determine the melting points of various fats and oils. The robots can do this by measuring the translucency of the fats as they heat up.
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The Chemistry of Fried Food

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Foods are fried in oils, which are basically a fat that is a liquid at room temperature. Another great video about the chemical reactions in cooking, this one explores frying food. The narrator explains that from the appearance of...
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The Deal with Fat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fats are essential to a balanced diet and help bodies use certain vitamins as well as maintain healthy skin and hair. While watching the video, learners explore fat, which is certainly talked about a lot in terms of health. The narrator...