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33 reviewed resources for sugar consumption

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Sugar Spill!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sugar isn't good for you, but it's great for yeast! Scholars design an experiment to investigate how variables affect the rate of sugar consumption in yeast. The last installment of a nine-part Life Science unit considers how scientists...
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Lower Sugar Beverage Alternatives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine sugar content in beverages. In this nutrition lesson, students compare beverages to analyze sugar consumption. Students create their own healthy smoothie.
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Anyone for Sugar?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students inquire about how much sugar they consume on a daily basis. In this healthy habits demonstration, students examine how much sugar is in a variety if foods by spooning out teaspoons and placing into a bowl.  Students discuss...
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Halloween Candy/ Sugar Content

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the amount of sugar contained in Halloween candy by looking at nutritional labels from candy bars. They figure out ways to encourage people to reduce the amount of sugar they eat at this holiday. They look at the...
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Too Much of a Sweet Thing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the growing prevalence of processed sugar in the American diet, first through a demonstration that makes graphically clear the amount of sugar an average boy and girl consumes on a daily basis.
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Grains, Fats, and Sugars in Healthy Proportions - Skill

For Teachers All
Students will explore the dietary guidelines and food guide pyramid.Food preparation practices that support the concept of judicious consumption of the energy nutrients.
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Dental Hygiene To help Children Properly Brush

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners explore personal health by participating in a tooth brushing experiment. In this dental hygiene lesson, students discuss the importance of brushing their teeth regularly to avoid disease. Learners utilize boiled eggs and soak...
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Health In Progress/ Soft Drinks

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students engage in a activity that is concerned with the consumption of soft drinks by children. They examine the statistics about the consumption and determine the increase or decrease in individual servings consumed over time. They...
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Rethink Your Drink

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students identify the contents of popular drinks.  In this health lesson students learn how to read labels and devise ways that they can drink more water.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 4

For Teachers 9th Standards
Class members continue their examination of how writers develop and support their ideas by comparing two different texts about globalization. Alongside chapters from Sugar Changed the World, young scholars read an article provided by the...
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Ratios, Rates, Percent and Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine food labels to determine percentage of fat and sugar to total calories with middle schoolers. Daily nutritional guidelines are discussed and learners will decide how well their foods fit into a healthy diet. In the provided...
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Bread in a Bag

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners make bread in a bag. In this bread lesson, students study how raw ingredients are processed into food products for daily consumption. Learners work in small groups and follow a recipe for making bread.
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Rethink Your Drink

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the sugar content of common beverages. In this adult health lesson, students convert grams of sugar to teaspoons. They discuss the benefits of drinking water instead of soda and juices.
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Pancakes!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore dietary habits by completing a cooking activity in class. In this breakfast preparation lesson plan, 2nd graders read several books about pancakes and maple syrup. Students utilize a wheat kit to understand the...
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Court Rejects New York City’s Portion Cap For Sugary Drinks

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Should city government be allowed to limit the size of sugary drinks? Class members read and analyze an article from the Huffington Post examining former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed soda ban in 2014.
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Grains, Fats, and Sugars in Healthy Proportions - Skill

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate dietary guidelines and the food guide pyramid. They prepare various versions of pasta and muffins, and compare the taste, calories, fat, and cholesterol content.
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Why is Bread Fluffy, Vinegar Sour, and Swiss Cheese Holey?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The gourmands and foodies in your class will love this gastronomical video! Educational and entertaining, the video explains the natural and added microorganisms that occur with food production, including yeast in bread, carbonation in...
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The American Revolution

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders read and analyze document based questions about the American Revolution.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze documents and pictures. 
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Science in Your Shopping Cart

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research the use of science in food production in the United States. In this science and food lesson, students visit a specific website to learn about the science used in various food products for United States consumption.
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Could We Survive Prolonged Space Travel?

For Students 7th - 12th
Space, the final frontier, is explored in this short video that considers the effects of prolonged space travel, the scientific advancements that could ameliorate these effects as humans explore the far reaches of space, and the ethical...
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Yeast Cells and their Environment

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the scientific method and explore how to design an experiment.  In this investigative activity students explore and hypothesis an experiment then carry it out to find the results. 
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Nutrition Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A salad of nutrition-themed videos can be enjoyed by your health class as a wrap-up to the nutrition unit. Groups select a topic and create a two-three minute skit or commercial to be filmed and shared. If you assign each group a...
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Understanding MyPlate

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore nutrition by participating in several group activities. In this human health activity, students identify the MyPlate image which details the appropriate amount of food a healthy person should eat in a day. Students...
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Personal Health Series-Energy Balance

For Students 7th - 8th
In this energy balance worksheet, students answer 10 questions about energy, calories, metabolism and basal metabolic rate. They answer questions about physical activity and how it affects the number of calories needed in a day.