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Nutrition - PreK - 1st

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Whether it's about the food groups or how food is grown, children can have fun while learning about nutrition. 
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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 lesson helps answer this question as it relates the type of food to the amount of energy it contains. After a discussion, scholars perform an experiment to...
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Alkenes and Alkynes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is the difference in alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes? How can you remember which is which? Viewers learn about naming rules, cis-trans isomerism, hydrogenation, halogenation, polymerization, and triglycerides from a short video that...
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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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The Chemistry of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A smooth sequence of slides introduces biology learners to chemistry concepts that are vital to understanding life processes. It also can serve as an outstanding overview of introductory organic chemistry principles. From the atom, to...
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Healthy Snacks Project Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
After learning why it is important to limit salt, fat, and sugar in their diets, divide your class into pairs or groups to complete this project. Each group will create two charts: unhealthy and healthy foods. They will cut out food...
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Colors on the Mooove!

For Teachers K - 5th
New ReviewIt does a mind good! Learners experiment with a combination of food coloring, detergent, and milk. They observe how the food coloring reacts with the different liquid combinations and relate their observations to the charges on the fat,...
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Food Labels: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewWith the help of two activities, scholars discover what's in their favorite foods by reading nutrition labels. Activity one challenges participants to write a letter to a fictional peer about the importance of making healthy choices....
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School Lunch: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Go! Slow! Whoa! As part of a study of the nutritional value of foods available on the school campus, groups label those that are fine anytime as "Go" foods. Those that are okay a few times a week get the "Slow" label while those...
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Healthy Snacking: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Snacks—even the word can conger up a hunger. Rapidly growing teens, especially, rely on snacks to get them from one meal to the next. After reading a series of articles about nutrition and healthy snack choices, pupils fill out a report...
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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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Thanksgiving Turkey Compilation

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why do people get so sleepy after eating big meals? Using a fun video about Thanksgiving food, learners explore turkey and the other foods common to Thanksgiving meals. They learn how deep frying a turkey changes the way it cooks as part...
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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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Cleaning Up Your Act

For Students 9th - 12th
Keep it clean! An interesting lesson has young scholars create their own soaps. They investigate different scientific concepts along the way such as density, basic solutions, and ions.
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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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How to Harden Vegetable Oils (Margarine) through Hydrogenation

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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Making Soaps - Hydrolysis

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Don't let teaching about hydrolysis burst your bubble! Introduce your class to soap-making with an animated video. The narrator describes the raw materials used for making both hard and soft soaps. The video includes a look at early soap...
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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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Weight Loss Pills: Fact Or Fiction?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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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...
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Metabolism and Nutrition (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Use the 36th video of 47 to explore metabolism. Individuals begin to understand what metabolism is, physiologically what it does, and how anabolic and catabolic reactions assist in digestion. 
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The Power of Peanuts

For Students 9th - 12th
Measure the amount of energy in a peanut by igniting a chemical reaction. Classes use a laboratory setup to burn a peanut and measure the amount of heat it releases through a temperature analysis. They calculate the number of Joules of...
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Basic Biochemistry - Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You are what you eat, right down to your molecular structure. A hearty presentation begins with the two types of carbohydrates, simple and complex. Then it details proteins and amino acids. It ends by reviewing the three types of fats,...
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Lipids

For Students 9th - 12th
An informative video goes in depth about lipids, or fats. It describes the importance of cell membranes and hydrocarbon tails that contain the energy available for life. It also explains the construction of phospholipids and cholesterol. 
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Cooking Matters: For Chefs and Kids

For Teachers K - 8th
Get your scholars cooking with a collection of activities that pairs the class to a community chef, promotes healthy snacking and drinking, and explores fruits and vegetables. Lower elementary learners create vegetable super heroes,...
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Serving Up My Plate

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Within three nutrition-themed, inquiry-based learning opportunities, pupils take notice of their eating habits; delve deep into the five food groups, gain experience in planning meals, participate in a taste test, and explore ads from...
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Biochemical Molecules

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Introduce young biologists to the biochemical molecules that make life possible with a comprehensive slide show presentation. After first explaining the processes that join and separate monomers and polymers, this resource goes on to...
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What Does the Liver Do?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
It's the heaviest organ in the human body, but exactly what role does the liver play in sustaining life? Follow along with this short video as it explores the various ways the liver filters, stores, and manufactures materials in order...
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Health: Digestive System 101

For Students 9th - 12th
Colorful pictures and animation accompany a thorough explanation of the digestive process. Each anatomical part of the digestive system is explained as well as the chemical signals that are affiliated with digestion and absorption....
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The Art of Soap Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a nice, clean wrap-up lesson for your chemistry class when they are studying chemical reactions . They experiment with different oils to make soap. To make it more fun, they are to imagine that they are part of a soap testing...
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Sports Nutrition and Performance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look at this nutrition lesson which is specifically geared for high school competitive athletes. This is a comprehensive lesson and is worth perusing if you are serious about having your athletes understand how important food is...
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Biomoleucle Unit Review

For Students 9th - 12th
Biochemistry scholars will be well prepared for an exam on biomolecules after completing this concise assignment! There are 75 short-answer questions about the chemical makeup, functions, and relationships between organic molecules....
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Lipids

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Not only will biochemists answer 15 questions about lipid molecules, they will also review what they know about carbohydrate molecules. This is a straightforward assignment that lists the questions and allows space for writing answers....
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Organic Molecule Concept Map Review Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Stretch the brains of your organic chemists with this amazing concept map. A list of 31 organic molecules is provided on one page, and a graphic organizer with empty boxes for each is provided on the second page. Unfortunately the...
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Organic Molecules - The "Stuff" of Life

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A succinct set of slides introduces upcoming chemists to the building blocks of life. The special properties of carbon are explained so that viewers understand why life is based on this molecule. Biomolecules (protein, lipid,...
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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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Fats: the High Powered Nutrient

For Teachers 5th - 10th
All the basic information about the food nutrient, fat, is in this ten-slide presentation. There are a plenty of good talking points for class discussion. Where do fats come from? Why do we need fat in out diet? Are there good and bad...
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Food Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate snack foods based on calories and fat. In small groups, they use this information to make informed and wise food choices. Students graphically represent the fat in a food by measuring the equivalent of the food fat with...
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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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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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How Much Sugar? How Much Fat?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Find the fat and sugar content in foods in lesson designed to teach math and nutrition at the same time. Learners read food labels and convert grams to teaspoons in order to observe how much sugar is in a product. They also use fast food...
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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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Food And Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The different nutrients needed by the body and the reasons for each are presented very clearly in this powerpoint.  There are 2 review questions at the end, but this PowerPoint is essentially comprised of facts and examples to assist the...
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Color Changing Milk

For Teachers 5th - 10th
This visually vibrant activity demonstrates what happens when dish soap weakens the bonds that hold fats and proteins suspended in milk. Perhaps you can have chemistry lab groups perform this activity when they are learning about...
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Color Changing Milk

For Teachers 5th - 10th
This visually vibrant activity demonstrates what happens when dish soap weakens the bonds that hold fats and proteins suspended in milk. Perhaps you can have chemistry lab groups perform this activity when they are learning about...
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How to Read a Nutrition Label

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look down a grocery aisle and you will see nutrition labels on every can and box of food. Do you know how to read the labels? This video shows you briefly what a nutrition label looks like and a few of the elements listed on each...
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Graphing Our Snacks

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students gather information from Nutrition Facts labels on their favorite snack foods. They graph the fat content of the foods and reflect on what they see.
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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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Where's the Beef - Beef Facts or Hype, Is it Bad for You?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Analyze a Happy Meal™ for nutrient content and calories. Blend the contents into "McMush" and use Biuret's solution to test for protein content. There are a few problems with the lesson plan: the resource links are no longer valid, the...
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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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Starches, Fats And Sweets, Oh No!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students log their food intake for one week and analyze their diet using the food pyramid. They then design a week of nutritional meals and snacks for a young child that they might baby-sit.
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Mathematics & Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils apply math to calculate fat and calories in the food they eat. They examine food package information to become aware of the ingredients and to learn about healthy life styles. They work in groups to create crazy meals using the...
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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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Nutrition: How Much Fat Am I Eating?

For Students 6th - 10th
How much fat is in this? Scholars first read some background information on the caloric content of fats versus carbohydrates, and then use that knowledge to analyze foods they regularly eat. They will look at 5 package labels for the...
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Dietary Guidelines

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the dietary guidelines and what they do.  In this healthy eating lesson students study nutrition labels and calorie needs.
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Meal Planning

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the nutrients found in foods and the food pyramid.  In this investigative lesson students will plan a seven day menu built around the food pyramid. 
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Testing for Life

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students test for organic molecules to determine if a solution contains once living molecules. In this characteristics of life lesson, students test common liquids for the presence of organic molecules, including starch, protein, and...
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The Magical Ingredient: Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore fats in foods. In this personal health and nutrition lesson, students view a Frontline video segment, examine the role fat plays in their personal diets, and develop plans to eliminate fats and implement exercise into...
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How Much Fat Is In Your Milk?

For Teachers K
Students examine the fats found in milk. In this scientific investigation lesson, students follow the procedures to complete science investigations regarding the fat content in milk. Students use KWL charts to review the investigation.
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Lesson 1: Fast Food Nutrients

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compute the nutrient values of fast foods. In this fast food nutrient, students observe a PowerPoint about nutrition. They research nutritional topics, answer questions about nutrition, and determine the nutrient values of...
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Fun Nutrition- How Much Fat in that Snack?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners investigate which foods contain the most fat. In this nutrition lesson, students are introduced to the role dietary fat plays in our diet through various activities. Learners compare snack foods and analyze the fat content in...
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Personal Health Series-Healthy Snacking

For Students 7th - 9th
In 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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Organic Molecules Practice Exam

For Students Higher Ed
In this organic molecules worksheet, students solve thirteen problems about molecules in the lipid bilayer of a cell membrane and about acids and bases. They draw organic molecules and they complete chemical reactions with products.
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Testing for Nutrients

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nutrients learning exercise, high schoolers test 5 items for specific nutrients. The nutrients they test for are carbohydrates, fats, vitamin C, and proteins.
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Looking at Food Labels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret the food and nutrition on food labels. They determine their nutrient needs and how comprehending food labels can help them to meet those needs. Pupils recall that food labels provide nutrition information to help...
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Vitamin C and Protein Analysis

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars 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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Animal Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A very factual overview of animal nutrition fills the 65 slides of this collection. General requirements are explained: water, protein, carbohydrate, fat, minerals, and vitamins. A definition of digestion is also given, along with a...
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Fat, Sugar, and Salt

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine how fat, sugar and salt is manufactured and placed in prepared foods.  In this food additives lesson students complete a lab activity and fill out a worksheet. 
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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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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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I Am What I Eat!

For Students 4th - 12th
In this nutrition worksheet, students record the food that they consume. Students record how many calories, grams of fat, protein, and sugar is in each portion of food that they list.
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Read the Label

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars read the Nutrition Fact labels to make healthy choices. For this health lesson, students look at labels to identify fat content, protein, carbohydrates, and serving size. They play games with different labels such as...
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Starches and Fats

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students observe the presence of starches and fats in different foods. In this science lesson plan, students distinguish between a food that contains starch and a food that contains fats, define the terms starches and fats, and classify...
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Fat Test

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this worksheet on fats, students complete a set of instructions to determine the fat content of food by seeing if "greasy spots" are left on paper bags after food is rubbed on them. Students then complete a chart of information.
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Lipid Worksheet

For Students Higher Ed
In this lipids worksheet, students complete seven problems related to fats including identifying types of lipids, completing chemical reactions for lipids, and writing their chemical structures.
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Fats: A Type of Lipid

For Students 8th - 9th
In this nutrition worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer about the function of fats in the diet. They compare unsaturated and saturated fats. They tell what happens when one has either too much or too little fats, and record...
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Food Guidance System

For Students 5th - 12th
In this food worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by identifying the 6 food groups and understanding how much of each group children should have in their diet.
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Vitamins

For Students 4th - 5th
In this vitamins worksheet, students read a 2 page article on vitamins, answer 3 statements with multiple choice answers, match 3 types of vitamins with how they help the human body and then answer 4 statements as true or false.
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Molecules of Life

For Students 4th - 5th
In this molecules worksheet, students read a 1 page article on molecules and then answer 10 true or false, multiple choice, short answer and/or fill in the blank questions referring to the article.
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Phonics: Fat

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this grammar instructional activity, students practice tracing and writing the word fat and the sentence this is a fat rat three times each on the lines provided.
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Nutrition

For Students 9th
In this nutrition worksheet, 9th graders name the six nutrients that are available in food and briefly describe each. Then they list what foods supply saturated and unsaturated fats to the body. Students also name the six food groups and...
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An Animal's Plans

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this earth science worksheet, students think about what a groundhog does and complete each sentence by writing the steps it takes before and after sleeping in winter. Then they draw a picture that represents what each sentence is...
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The Hidden Fat Caper

For Students 4th - 5th
In this health worksheet, students find the answers to the challenge problems on this elementary age worksheet. They display a general knowledge of the health concepts.
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Health In Progress - Processed Foods

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and contrast processed foods to unprocessed foods. After exploring the differences, they research the health factors, benefits and concerns in both types of food. Discussions include fats, sweeteners, fiber, vitamins,...
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Climbing the Pyramid

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine the Food Pyramid to discover the foods they need to eat to have a healthy body. Using food brought to class, they must place the food in the correct category in the pyramid. In groups, they test food samples for fat...
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Nutrition

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders extend their knowledge of calories, proteins, carbohydrate and fats. They discover their body's use of calorie intake, explore diet in relation to excercise and nutrition and determine if their diet and excercise habis...
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A Helthy Diet

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine their eating habits and experience analyzing data and drawing conclusions. They construct models of the molecular backbone of saturated and unsaturated fats. In addition, they examine the labels of their food,...
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Fatty Acids

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students draw connections between chemical structures of fats and oils (lipids) and their use in food science and nutrition.
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Fat - A Concentrated Energy Source

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study fats as a necessary part of a balanced diet. They match foods with visuals showing the amount of fats in each. They compare lunches and how substitutions of various foods can effect the fat content of each meal.
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Popcorn Nutrition

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students 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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Building a Better Body

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the six essential nutrients. They read a handout, discuss the six nutrients, and construct a sandwich using ingredients that belong to the nutrient groups.
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Diet and Nutrition

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students figure out the nutritional values of foods to explain the nature of a healthy diet by looking at fast food nutrition pamphlets and calculating the values of foods then comparing them to the food pyramid.
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Menu Madness

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students determine the nutritional values of fast foods. Then they make comparisons of their results and present their findings to the class. They compare the nutritional values of fast foods based on information provided on menus.
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Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students describe the properties of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. In this health science lesson, students identify food sources where these nutrients can be found. They explain how they affect our body.
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What's on Your Plate?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the food that they eat and choose snacks that are healthy and low in fat.  In this healthy food lesson students keep a  food log of what they ate, graph the results and experiment with food to see which foods are high in...
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Applying the Scientific Method

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils conduct an experiment to determine how milk reacts with soap based on its fat content. In this scientific method application instructional activity, students are shown a demonstration of milk and soap reacting. They conduct an...
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Photosynthesis and Respiration

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology learning exercise, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to photosynthesis and respiration. There are 15 biology terms located in the word search.
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Nutrition Making Healthy food Choices: Go Heart!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss the importance of eating healthy foods, such as fruits and vegetables and what foods should be eaten in moderation. In groups, 2nd graders participate in activities using hula hoops where they categorize healthy...
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Snack Attack

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars choose healthy snacks. They are given a point for a snack that is low in fat and sugar. Students recieve a bag of apples or oranges once a week for the winning homeroom. They have a list of suggested snacks in each...
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Somewhere Over the Milky Rainbow

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders demonstrate safe lab practices. They make critical decisions as to the effects of the fat content of the milk. Students complete called "Somewhere Over the Milky Rainbow." They are given a safety symbol worksheet. ...
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Fats

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to the characteristics of fats and their function in the body. In groups, they make a reduced fat recipe of chicken fingers and discuss other ways to reduce fat in their diet. To end the lesson, they...
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Cat Nap

For Teachers K
Students identify and interpret the concept of the vowel /a/ and recognize it in words and illustrations. They also practice writing both upper and lower case A on writing paper. Finally, students name pictures and circle the pictures...
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FAT FOLLIES

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, testing various foods for fat content by rubbing food samples on paper. Students identify what and who the US Food and Drug Administration is in reference to the Food Pyramid. Students write the name of each food brought in to...
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Hunting for Hidden Fat

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate the importance of fat in the diet. They determine the difference between solid and liquid fat. They examine food labels to identify the ones that contain fat.
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Nutrition Labels - Fats in your Diet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze the American diet and the amount of fat content that we choose to include in our food. Eating habits are monitored and results compared to the recommended amounts.
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Pies: A Practical Application

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students participate in making a pie. They are to discuss the nutritional value and the different types of pies. They also answer questions from the teacher about fat and they complete a pie evaluation form.
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Why Is a Low-Saturated Fat Diet a More Healthful Diet?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze the ways that their food choices can affect body composition and self-concept. They list the benefits of making healthy food choices.
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Reading Labels For Fat Types

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students analyze a variety of cooking oils to determine the amount and types of fats included in each.
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Supermarket Science: The King Sooper Lab

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars read product labels, compare fat, sodium, and sugar contents of various food items. They work with a partner and often employ the assistance of the deli and bakery managers in a supermarket.
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Dribbling for Nutrition

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars practice reading food labels and determining the correct number of grams of fat and carbohydrates in a single serving. They work on improving dribbling skills during the task.