LIFE SCIENCE

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The Foods We Eat: Complex Carbs

FIELD: Life Science DURATION: 45 min.
OBJECTIVE: Students will identify the relative amounts of carbohydrates in different foods and food groups.
METHOD: Students hypothesize and test the starch content of different foods using iodine.
KEY VOCABULARY: Carbohydrates, Starch, Iodine. GROUP SIZE: Any

Food Decomposers

FIELD: Life Science DURATION: 30 min & daily checks for 1 week.
OBJECTIVE: Students will observe the decomposition of food by micro-organisms.
METHOD: Students directly observe the effects of yeast on food decomposition.
KEY VOCABULARY: Decomposition, yeast GROUP SIZE: Any

The Foods We Eat: Find the Fat

FIELD: Life Science DURATION: 45 min.
OBJECTIVE: Students will identify the relative amounts of fat in different foods and food groups.
METHOD: Students hypothesize and test the fat content of different foods using brown paper.
KEY VOCABULARY: Fat, fatty acid. GROUP SIZE: Any


Created April 13, 1997 by Danica Nuccitelli.
Maintained by danica@mills.edu.
Last updated April 15, 1997.