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100 resources with the keyterm nutrients

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Cell Structures and Functions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders search into animal and cell characteristics and their functions in this seven lesson unit. Replicas of the cell are constructed out of Jell-O as students probe the internet for details of the concepts.
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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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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
Young scholars 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. Young scholars use...
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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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Nutrients Nutrients We Need

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the six nutrients humans need to maintain good heath. In this ecosystem lesson, 2nd graders learn about how plants grow and compare how humans need nutrients from plants to how plants need nutrients from the soil....
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Froot Loops to the Max - Nutrition Worksheet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this nutrition worksheet, middle schoolers solve 10 various problems related to reading the nutritional panel on the side of a box of Froot Loops. They determine how many cups are needed to achieve a certain amount of calories. Then,...
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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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Label It Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students rank foods for particular nutrients, and check to see if they are correct using the Nutrition Label.
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Plant Life Cycles - Chapter #2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Call this just a template for a presentation on plant life, not life cycles as the title implies. Content does compare the lengths of different life cycles and describes required conditions for germination, but it also explores cellular...
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Protein

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine protein, what it is and how it functions in the body.  In this protein lesson students study the food pyramid, what a protein is and what it does. 
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Lesson 1: Fast Food Nutrients

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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Nutrient Biochemistry

For Students 9th - 10th
In this nutrient biochemistry worksheet, students complete the blanks with information about nucleic acids and the process. Students also draw a figure referenced in the text given.
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Space Salad

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students identify and analyze some of the similarities between Earth and Mars. Students identify why scientists believe that living things such as plants can live on Mars. Students evaluate each of the Growing Space modules identify in...
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Soil and Plants

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders observe the growth of plants in a variety of types of soil (play sand, beach sand, desert sand, red clay, loam, potting soil). They observe and measure how the quantities and qualities of nutrients, light and water in the...
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Let's Get Carried Away

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars discover how seeds travel from their parent plants in search of water, sunlight, and nutrients, and conduct experiments in which they note characteristics that encourage seed dispersal by means of wind, water, animal...
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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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Characteristics of Plants

For Students 7th - 9th
In this characteristics of plants activity, students conduct an experiment on how a vascular plant moves nutrients to all its parts. They describe the difference between the celery leaf from sugar water and plain water. Students also...
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Hydroponics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how to grow plants using a hydroponic system.  In this hydroponics instructional activity students identify the advantages and disadvantages of growing plants hydrologically.
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Nutrition

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate nutrition and nutrients. In this nutrition or diet lesson, groups of students create a poster, commercial, or skit about a nutriet which will be presented or performed to the rest of the class after...
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Chemistry in Soil-Plant Relationship

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students apply the science of chemistry to soil and plant relationships. They define diffusion and indicate for which of these nutrient(s) would you expect diffusion to be the most important for movement to the plant root? Pupils...
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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 plan, students compare the growth of seeds planted in soil and in hydroponics. They record their observations in their science journal...