We found 120 resources with the concept fats
Leptin Feedback Control System
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
PPAR-gamma Activation in the Fat Cell
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Molecular Gastronomy - Science in the Kitchen
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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 activity.
Investigating the Effect of Temperature on the Activity of Lipase
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...
What Is Biochemistry?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
What is a Complete Breakfast?
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Cold Truth About Fat
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Why Don't Sled Dogs Ever Get Tired?
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
How to Harden Vegetable Oils (Margarine) through Hydrogenation
4 mins 10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Some margarine is soft while other margarine is hard; what causes the difference? The video explains the molecular structure of margarine and the process of hardening vegetable oils with hydrogen. It focuses on the various properties and...
Science of NFL Football: Nutrition, Hydration and Health
5 mins 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...
Weight Loss Pills: Fact Or Fiction?
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Most over-the-counter weight loss pills have not been tested or even approved by the FDA. Learners see the truth behind weight loss pills and why many claims are false. The narrator begins by exploring prescription diet pills—fat...