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100 resources with the keyterm nutrients

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Ecosystems: Give and Take

For Students 5th - 8th
In this river ecosystem worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by writing in what the various organisms lists contribute and benefit in this river ecosystem.
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How Food Moves Through the Body

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this food and digestion worksheet, students read a short article the digestive system and choose the multiple choice answer for 11 questions. Students also put the organs that food moves through in the correct sequential order.
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Water

For Students 7th - 8th
In this water activity, students read an excerpt about the effects of pollution on the life cycle of a lake. Then they describe how lakes are affected by the pollution. Students also define why pollution has become such a problem for...
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Blood

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this blood worksheet, students describe the four functions of blood. Then they write what each part of the human body illustrated does below the picture. Students also complete the table on possible blood types of a receiver and donor...
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Parenting Challenges

For Students 7th - 9th
In this career worksheet, students identify and describe what challenges are the most difficult for parents to deal with today. Then they identify and describe what they think the most difficult challenges will be when they become parents.
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The Six Nutrients Student Worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
For this health worksheet, students answer ten questions based around the concept of the different types of foods like carbohydrates, proteins, and fats with an emphasis upon how they are used in the body.
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What Nutrients Does My Body Need?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine roles carbohydrates, protein, fat, and water play in maintaining healthy body, and discuss how food provides fuel (energy) to body, how much fuel body needs, how fuel is used, and what happens to unused fuel.
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Nutrition And Bone Health

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students investigate the practices of fall prevention and how to aid the strengthening bones with the use of a high nutrient diet. They discuss the types of situations that can contribute to falls in the senior population and initiate a...
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Going Global

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners describe the importance of aquaculture as a source for protein intake by humans globally. They are given a number from 1-3 as they enter the class. All "1's" recieve 10 beans. All "2's" recieve 5 beans. All "3's" recieve 1 bean....
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Beef Is Good For You

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discuss as a class the need for a healthy diet. They bring in a food product and analyze the nutrition label. Using the labels, they complete a worksheet and chart the nutrients found in beef. They use a scale to see how...
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Nutrients

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss whether they ate breakfast and if so, did their breakfast contain all that their body needs until lunch time. They talk about the definition of nutrients and that every part of their body needs water. They also...
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Move To a Healthier Aquatic Balance

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine aquatic orgnaisms and how enviromental chages affect them. This factors include: temperature, Ph, oxygen, nutrients, and pollutants. They also explore habitat quality (erosion). Students compile data and create...
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Identifying Food Nutrients

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students pretend they are a food-quality tester. They develop a kit to test food for sugars, starches, proteins and lipids. They answer questions to complete the lesson.
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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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Using Dietary and Management Strategies to Reduce the Nurtient Excretion of Poultry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the dietary strategies to reduce the excretion of nutrients in poultry. As a class, they examine how dietary nutrients relate with manure nutrients. They also discover the impact of the strategies on manure and litter...
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Keep that Zip! Nutrients: Zinc, Iron, Protein

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain the importance of zinc, iron and protein. In this biology lesson, students create a brochure containing information about the three nutrients. They share their brochure in class.
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Water

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine water, its function and how much you should consume.  In this water instructional activity students study water and why it is important, how much you should drink and what its functions are in your body. 
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Food: Habits and Holidays

For Students 7th - 8th
In this foods of the world learning exercise, students answer true and false questions about their own eating habits, than complete a matching activity where they match foods with countries of the world.
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Healthy Eating

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss healthy eating choices. They explore the components of a balanced diet and the importance of a balanced diet to growth and wellness. Students discuss the types of nutrients in fruits and vegetables that are...
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Vocational: Kitchen Appliance Care and Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover how to use, operate, and clean stoves and refrigerators. Using the appliance manuals, they examine self-defrosting and frost-free refrigerators as well as manual clean, self clean, and continuous clean stoves. The...
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Diet: Cereal Grains and Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the nutritional value of various cereal grains. Without adding sugar, they cook with grains and compare the taste to cereal containing sugar. In addition, students complete worksheets about the different grains,...
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WALK, DON'T RUN

For Teachers K - 1st
1. Bring two quarts of moist soil, a cake pan, a sprinkling can of water and a quart of grass clippings to class. 2. Share background material, and introduce the word "erosion." 3. Prepare a small model hill by mounding the soil in the...
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Knowing your nutrients

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students comprehend the basics of the nutrition label. They comprehend the Recommended Daily Allowances. Students analyze the regulations that govern food labeling. They review the Food Pyramid.
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Using Dietary Strategies to Reduce the Nutrient Excretion of Feedlot Cattle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are introduced to how nitrogen and phosphorus metabolize in feedlot cattle. Using the Internet, they discover the recommended requirements for cattle to minimize overfeeding them. They develop dietary strategies that might...