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For Students 10th - 12th
Obtain a basic understanding of photosynthesis at a chemical level. The steps involved are introduced and simplified, but they are still difficult to understand. I suggest using this resource to supplement a lecture. An overview is given...
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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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The Chemical Building Blocks of Life

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Amateur biologists examine the macromolecules that are foundational to life: proteins,  lipids, and carbohydrates. This worksheet is composed of five pages of questions and plenty of space to write answers. Learners will explore such...
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Eating a Balanced Diet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A perky presentation provides an overview of what comprises a balanced diet. Viewers discover why water is vital to our health, what the macro-nutrients are and what they provide, and how calcium is important to bones and teeth. The...
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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 instructional activity. Copious,...
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"Yo Quiero a Glob of Lard" How To Figure the Nutritional Value of Foods

For Students 6th - 10th
Sometimes students' favorite restaurants aren't the healthiest! Using this nutrition worksheet, they determine the nutritional value of their favorite foods. Breaking down foods into 6 nutrient groups, students apply simple math to...
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Biological Molecules

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the structure and function of biomolecules. In this food molecule activity, 9th graders will examine various  types of biomolecules such as  carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. They will analyze...
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Organic Compounds

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Your young biologists will find these slides very useful to help differentiate between the different nutritional components.  The slides contain step by step details of the different levels of structure and function. These would be...
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Menu for an Athlete

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Football, basketball, softball. What do these sports have in common? Athletes. Young scholars learn about and discuss the food pyramind, especially grains, with the thought that they will be planning a pre-competition meal and snack for...
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For Teachers 7th - 10th
Are you looking for a presentation for a basic introduction to nutrition? This PowerPoint will do the job. It provides the information for a variety of topics such as: nutrients, portions, food groups, and calories. Check it out!
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Personal Health Series - Healthy Snacking Quiz

For Students 6th - 9th
Test your learners' healthy snacking know-how with this quiz. This quiz is made up of 10 questions about how to choose a healthy snack. Topics include food labels, carbohydrates, healthy snack choices, and high-fat foods. Use this quiz...
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Catering Middle-School Science: Monomers, Polymers, and Macromolecules

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate foods. In this biology lesson plan, students will conduct testing on different types of foods as they learn about different molecules that make them up. Students will also learn about the shapes of the molecules.
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Testing for Life

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students test for organic molecules to determine if a solution contains once living molecules. In this characteristics of life lesson, students test common liquids for the presence of organic molecules, including starch, protein, and...
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Rice as a Source of Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the nutrition in rice. In this rice lesson, 5th graders discover that rice is a great source of energy. Students compare foods to rice to see the differences in the nutritional value. Students classify foods in...
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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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GED Vocabulary: Life Science

For Students 9th - 12th
In this life science vocabulary worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 8 clues about life science topics such as genetics, organic compounds, predators and prey and vessels of the heart. Students are given a word bank with...
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Science-Starchy Foods

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore starch content in foods. In this nutrition instructional activity, students predict which of several foods contain the most starch. Students test for starch content using iodine and record their results. These results...
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An Introduction to Four Groups of Biologically Important Compounds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars learn about the four biochemicals that are important biologically. In this biochemicals lesson plan, students identify the four major groups of biochemicals including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids. They...
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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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Carbohydrates Worksheet

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this carbohydrates worksheet, students answer 8 questions about the structure of carbohydrates, the reactions involved with them and the chemical structure of them.
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Testing for Nutrients

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nutrients worksheet, students test 5 items for specific nutrients. The nutrients they test for are carbohydrates, fats, vitamin C, and proteins.
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Detecting Compounds Made By Living Things?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders are able to study the groups of organic compounds holistically as they tend to be found in nature. They discover that certain foods contain more than one organic compound. Students observe positive starch, sugar,...
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Vitamin C and Protein Analysis

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze various beverages to determine vitamin C content. Students research diseases resulting from vitamin C deficiencies and identify countries most affected.
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Energy Balance: The Ins and Outs

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students review data from a 24-hour dietary recall to gain a practical understanding of information regarding energy intake and macronutrients.