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How Sugar Affects the Brain

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Attention, sugar addicts! Here's why you can't quit the habit. Sweet taste receptors send a signal to the brain, which activates a reward system that responds by telling you to eat again. Over activating this reward system results in a...
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Sinking Soda Surprise

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
I'm sure you've heard that there are something like 20 tablespoons of sugar in a can of regular soda. It seems unbelievable, doesn't it? This demonstration really does show how much sugar is present in a can of soda. First, Spangler...
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Finding the Carbon in Sugar

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In session one, demonstrate for your class how a flame eventually goes out when enclosed in a jar in order to teach that oxygen is required for combustion. In session two, class members then burn sugar in a spoon to observe how it...
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Soda Surprise

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
I'm sure you've heard that there are something like 20 tablespoons of sugar in a can of regular soda. It seems unbelievable, doesn't it? This demonstration really does show how much sugar is present in a can of soda. First, Spangler...
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Enzymes Help Us Digest Food ~ Introduction to Sugars and Enzymes

For Students 9th - 12th
After an explanatory introduction to sugars and enzyme activity, biochemists discover whether lactase is needed to digest lactose, sucrose, and milk as a whole. High school science lab skills are required for these investigations.
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One Sweet Experiment

For Students 4th - 6th
This resource is designed to be used as a lab sheet when experimenting with the dissolution of sugar in water. It's very nice in that it follows the scientific method of experimentation. There are places for the definition of the...
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Healthy Snacks Project Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
After learning why it is important to limit salt, fat, and sugar in their diets, divide your class into pairs or groups to complete this project. Each group will create two charts: unhealthy and healthy foods. They will cut out food...
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How Much Sugar is in a Can of Soda?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Compare the amount of sugar in soda and fruit juice. You won't believe it! Show this to your class and have them think twice about their daily soda intake!
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Edible Glass

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A nine-page narrative gives you the material needed to teach high schoolers about molecular structure, in particular, that of sugars. You may want to display the accompanying molecule diagrams through a projector to increase...
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Polymers and Crystals: Their Role in Food Science

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Blend chemistry with cooking in this exploration of polymers, carbohydrates, and food science. Experimenting with gelatin produces concrete examples of the bonding and ploymerization discussed in the lesson plan. Copious, comprehensive...
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California Fights Sugar

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Scholars read articles and have a class discussion on California's efforts to fight obesity. They will read and discuss the effects of sugar on the body and the soda tax that is being proposed in California.
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Yeast: A Helpful Fungus

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore what causes bread to rise and how fungus is found in many forms. In this fungus lesson students complete a yeast lab and discuss what happened.
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Sweet Science: How Sugar Molecules are Manipulated in Candy Making

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners investigate how heat affect sugar solutions. In this science lesson, students compare the sweetness of different types of sugars. They research the development of sugar and create a timeline.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the characteristics of yeasts. For this biology lesson, students conduct experiments to measure yeast respiration. They discuss the favorable conditions needed for growing them.
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Rethink Your Drink

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students identify the contents of popular drinks.  In this health instructional activity students learn how to read labels and devise ways that they can drink more water.
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Lunch Choices, The Happy Game

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
This interactive PowerPoint covers 5 decisions to be made by the audience about their lunchbox and meal choices.  The teacher advances the slide and reveals the answer with cartoon 'happy or 'yuck' faces.  Reasons are given for both the...
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Identifying Tastes

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students taste sugar, lemon, salt, and tonic water, and identify which areas of their tongue tastes different tastes. In this taste lesson plan, students then create a tongue map.
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Human Environmental Impact on Sap Sand

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students determine if the proximity of a maple tree to a road affects the syrups quality.  For this variables lesson students measure sap production under different conditions.
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Peanut Butter

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students make peanut butter. In this art lesson, students pour peanuts in a blender making them finely ground. Students add the cooking oil and the sugar. When it looks like peanut butter it is ready for the studnets to enjoy.
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Sinkholes in a Cup

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students create sinkholes and learn about the formation of sinkholes by using water, a foam cup, sugar, sand, and a sponge. In this sinkholes lesson plan, students also answer short answer questions.
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So Sweet

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students compare sugar levels in cereals.  In this nutrition lesson plan, students learn how to read a nutrition facts label, predict which products will have the most sugar, discover which cereals contain the most sugar and discuss...
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Personal Health Series-Healthy Snacking

For Students 7th - 9th
In this healthy snacking worksheet, students complete a "report card" for snacks found at their school. They include the type of snack, the grams of carbohydrates, sugar, protein, and fat, the calories, the vitamins and the grade they...
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Nutrients by the Numbers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read and discuss an article on the amount of sugar in various food products. They compare the nutritional values of food products, calculate their daily intake of nutrients, analyze serving sizes, and compare/contrast...
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Hopping For Candy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore recipes online for different types of candy, and simulate process of making candy to explain how candy makers rely on varied temperatures and basic chemistry to produce perfect sweets.