Food Analysis

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Describe the role of the major food molecules, their digestion and storage
  • Describe the tests used to identify whether a food item contains sugars, starches, fats and proteins
  • Describe the process used to test the heat content of food items

Curriculum Connections

  • Grades 9 - 12
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Length of Activity

3 hours

Materials List

  • Food Analysis Backgrounder
  • Food Analysis Learner Activity Instructions
  • Food Analysis Learner Worksheet

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Online Lesson Format