Identifying Nutrients


Use a variety of real-world lab tests to analyze common food samples in order to determine if the food is a carbohydrate, a protein, or a lipid. Tests that can be performed include: Benedict, Lugol, Biuret, and Sudan Red.

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    ALthough this does not correlate with Florida's Biology EOC item specs, this would make a great enrichment for Macromolecules.

    Recommended For:  AP Biology, Biology

    By: Gizmo User from Florida

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    The use of this gizmo finally cleared up the procedure for the hands-on version of this lab.

    Recommended For:  Biology

    By: Gizmo User from Virginia

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    Very helpful to use in place of the actual nutrient testing lab or to prepare students for the actual lab.

    Recommended For:  AP Biology, Biology, Chemistry

    By: Gizmo User from Georgia

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    This is a good to do before an organic compound lab.

    Recommended For:  Biology

    By: Gizmo User from Ohio

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    Good for a nutrition class

    Recommended For:  Biology, Middle School Life Science

    By: Gizmo User from Quebec

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