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100 resources with the keyterm nutrients

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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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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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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
Learners 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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AGRICULTURE SCIENCE PROJECTS

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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Bacteria

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the advantages and disadvantages of bacteria.  In this bacteria lesson 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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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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Match the Nutrients in Column 1 with a Function in Column 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Although the print version does not fit on one page, the questions on this worksheet make a handy pop-quiz for your nutrition and health learners. Copy the material and paste onto another document to fix the formatting and you are ready...
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Apple Earth and Soil Study

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine soil and discuss its nutrients.  In this soil instructional activity, 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...
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How Do Trees Grow Without People Growing Them?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore tree growth. In this plant and tree life cycle lesson plan, students identify tree parts and describe their function. Students take a nature walk outdoors and complete a related information sheet about trees.
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Ocean Life Food Web

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students construct a food web representative of the Gulf of California. They use pictures to depict all of the organisms in the appropriate level of the web (producer, primary consumer, etc.)
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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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Soil

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners experiment with soil.  In this soil lesson, students look through soil with magnifying glasses to see what it is made of. They then watch what happens when water goes through soil and how that helps a plant grow.
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Harbor Estuary

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners study waste and how to eliminate the use of fertilizers.  In this estuary lesson students play a pictionary game that helps them to develop a better understanding of an estuary and its issues.
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Where do Plants Get their Food?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
In this where do plants get their food worksheet, students design an experiment that will disprove the idea that plants obtain their food from soil. Students will set up their experiment and design a data table that will record data over...
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You Are What You Eat Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 6th
In this nutrients worksheet, students explore the Internet to access a specific website to match up five terms to five statements regarding how to keep your body strong and healthy.
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Nutrition

For Students 9th
For 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...
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Managing Nutrients in Livestock Manure

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Livestock managers reinforce math and science skills while learning about the nutrients found in manure. They predict which animal produces the largest amount and which animal's manure contains the most nitrogen. Finally, they compare...
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Nutrients and How They Affect the Body

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze what happens to foods and nutrients once they have been digested, and discover the foods which are good sources for major nutrients. Students create a chart containing information about a nutrient they have researched.