Molecular Structure of Fat

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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 the often-overused label of fat.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the presentation as the pre-work for a flipped classroom lesson
  • Ask individuals to describe all of the meanings of fat they are aware of before starting the presentation
Classroom Considerations
  • Some understanding of organic chemistry terms and macromolecules is helpful when using the presentation
  • Great explanations make the structure of different fats clear
  • The resource is an asset for both introduction and review of organic macromolecules
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