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Nutrition and Digestion

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A very scientific explanation of food and digestion is portrayed by Paul Andersen using a Smart Board. The digestive process begins in the mouth and is shown as food moves through the body. Mechanical and chemical digestion are...
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Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 1/2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Natalie explains what exactly nutrients are. Here in part one she discusses building blocks such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and water. Each is thoroughly explained in a simple, but scientific way. Use in a biology or nutrition...
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Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 2/2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Continue learning about nutrients with Natalie! This is part two discussing what exactly nutrients are. This video discusses proteins, amino acids, and fats extensively in a scientific but straightforward way. Great for a biology or...
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Foodle - Nutrition Facts

For Students 6th - 12th
USDA National Nutrient data is available at your fingertips! This application is a vast library of more than 8,000 nutritional labels for commonly eaten foods. Search and sort foods by a variety of categories.
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Human Body Series - Digestive System Quiz (Grades 9 to 12)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
After learning about the function of the digestive system, pupils can show what information they've digested! Through seven multiple-choice questions, they tell how long it takes to digest foods, where nutrients are processed, the order...
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Energy Balance In Your Life

For Teachers K - 5th
It's easy enough to put energy in, but not so easy to use it up! Look at food labels with your young learners and help them understand the concept of calories in and calories out. Food eaten means calories in and exercise means calories...
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Leaf-Motif Frame

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research leaves and their life cycle as well as their importance to the environment. After discussing photosynthesis, habitats, and nutrients for the soil, students collect and identify fallen leaves. Students use their...
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Wetland Metaphors

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students describe the characteristics of wetlands and identify their ecological functions. They inspect items and use them to create metaphors about wetlands.
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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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Energy Balance 101 - My Energy In and Energy Out

For Students 6th - 9th
Calories in, calories out; energy balance is what it's all about. Unfortunately in today's world, too many people are overweight because they are out of balance. They consume too many calories and don't burn enough calories. Use this...
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Nutrients Nutrients We Need

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the six nutrients humans need to maintain good heath. In this ecosystem activity, 2nd graders learn about how plants grow and compare how humans need nutrients from plants to how plants need nutrients from the...
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Nutrition and Food Security

For Teachers 5th
Examine the three basic nutrients and their effects on the body. Fifth graders will research data to construct a bar graph and then  demonstrate the relationship between malnutrition and food security. This is a very comprehensive...
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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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Soil Nutrients - Nitrate Lab Lesson Plans

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students perform experiments to review the importance of nutrients and their affect on plant growth and nutrition. Students explain how nitrogen is removed from the soil and used by plants. They list the symptoms of insufficient or...
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For Teachers 4th - 8th
Scholars dicover the fact that they do not have to live on a farm or own a garden to do an agricultural science project. They research agriculture by using their reading skills and creative thinking. Next, they identify and analyze how...
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Nutrients for Plants and People: Reading Food Labels for Nutrition

For Students 2nd - 5th
Apply work with the food pyramid with this worksheet. Have your class go through their cupboards at home and find 5 different foods to inspect. On this handout, they record the food, what part of the food pyramid this food fits into, and...
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Plant Explorers

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate how plants take in water, nutrients, and light. They create artwork showing how plants survive in different environments.
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Bill Nye – Nutrition Quiz

For Students 4th - 8th
If you plan on watching "Nutrition," episode 62 of the popularly utilized series, Bill Nye the Science Guy, use this quiz as either a watching companion (having students perhaps complete during planned pauses in the show) or an...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars study the advantages and disadvantages of bacteria.  In this bacteria lesson plan students draw and label the different types of bacteria.
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Benefits of Nutrients

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore the nutrients a body needs using this resource. Learners discuss the importance of the relationships between proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and water. It's a great way to have your class talk about the healthy...
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Dietary Rules

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Healthy eating habits is the focus of this resource. Learners discuss fat and cholesterol, caloric needs, and the importance of exercise. There is a worksheet and a handout of dietary guidelines to supplement the information provided.
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For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine how to grow plants using a hydroponic system.  For this hydroponics lesson students identify the advantages and disadvantages of growing plants hydrologically.
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Plant Nutrition and Nutrients

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe seeds growth and examine the different parts of the seedling. In this biology lesson, students compare the growth of seeds planted in soil and in hydroponics. They record their observations in their science journal and...
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Apple Earth and Soil Study

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine soil and discuss its nutrients.  In this soil lesson, students engage in an apple activity in which students come to understand that the amount of land for farming/plant growing is very small. Students then examine...