Science - Calories

Science - Calories
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  • We will conduct an experiment to test for calories. I will test for the amount of calories in food.
  • We will conduct an experiment to test for calories. I will test for the amount of calories in food.
  • Pretzels (1) - 11 cal Potato Chip (1) - 10 cal Cookie (1) - 24 cal Chocolate (.25) - 52.5 cal PAGE 112
  • Children in Water Blue Academy tested the amount of calories in a pretzel, a potato chip, a cookie, and a piece of chocolate.
  • We will conduct an experiment to test for calories. I will test for the amount of calories in food.
  • Children in Water Blue Academy used a soda can, a pencil, two metal bars, a thermometer, a lighter, a notebook, 25 mL of water, a needle, a cork, a scale, and safety goggles to measure the amount of calories in junk food.
  • PRETZEL 11 calories .08g of fat 2.39g of starches/carbs .31g of protein .31g of sugar
  • COOKIE 24 calories 1.07g of fat 3.45g of starches/carbs .27g of protien 1.38g of sugar
  • The students found out that each food has a different calorie amount based on the amount of energy it takes to raise the temperature of 1g of water by 1 degree Celcius.
  • CHOCOLATE 52.5 calories 3.25g of fat 6.4g of starches/carbs .75g of protiens 6g of sugar
  • CHIPS 10 calories .67g of fat .9g of carbs/starches .12g of proteins .07g of sugar
  • To test for nutrients in the foods, the students use a dip stick, iodine, Biuret reagent, and Benedicts's solution. The dip stick tests for fat. The iodine tests for starches. The Biuret reagent tests for protein. Benedict's solution tests for sugars.
  • On the board are the students' findings of the nutrition of the Pretzel and the Cookie.
  • On the board are the students' findings of the nutrition of the Chocolate and the Potato Chips.
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