“Chapter 1: The Chemistry of Life” Greenberg, Jon. 2001. BSCS Biology. 8th
ed. New York: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.
This textbook chapter has been consulted for the basic structures and functions of the biological molecules and information about the energy and nutrients.
“Chapter 2: Energy, Life, and The Biosphere” Greenberg, Jon. 2001. BSCS Biology. 8th
ed. New York: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.
This textbook chapter has been consulted for energy and nutrients information.
“Chapter 2: Carbon Compounds” Miller, Kenneth R, and Joseph S Levine. 2010.
Biology. Boston, Massachusetts: Pearson
The biology textbook has been used to collect information about Biochemistry, biological molecules, cellular respiration, Reading the food labels, and calculating calories per serving.
“Chapter 11: Nutrition.” Fahlman, Bradley D, Kathleen Purvis-Roberts, John S Kirk,
Resa M Kelly, and Patrick L Daubenmire. 2018. Chemistry In Context: Applying Chemistry to Society. 9th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education, 2018
This chapter was consulted for the basics of Food Labels, Structure and Function of Biological Molecules especially Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats
Connecticut Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS-CT): A Toolkit For Local
School Boards". 2020. Portal.Ct.Gov. https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/SDE/Science/NGSS_Boards.pdf?la=en.
This document is created as a toolkit for local school boards. It highlights the Connecticut Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS-CT)
"Diabetes Overview - Symptoms, Causes, Treatment". 2020. American Diabetes
The American Diabetes Association provides an overview of Diabetes, types of diabetes, risk, the importance of fitness, research, and resources that help individuals.
"Education Series Choose Myplate". 2020. Choosemyplate-Prod.Azureedge.Net.
The United States Department of Agriculture website has been used to introduce My Plate concept to students, to create different recipes, and learn important information about a balanced diet at the same time.
"HS-LS1 From Molecules To Organisms: Structures And Processes | Next Generation
Science Standards". 2020. Nextgenscience.Org. https://www.nextgenscience.org/dci-arrangement/hs-ls1-molecules-organisms-structures-and-processes
The Next GenerationScience Standards (NGSS) provide the national standards for one of the five topics that make up the Life Science Curriculum.
"Myplate | Choosemyplate". 2020. Choosemyplate.Gov. Accessed June 28.
The USDA created my plate to give a visual presentation of different types of foods that fall under different food groups, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and proteins.
Rosenfeld, Louis. 2003. William Prout: Early 19th Century Physician-Chemist. Ebook.
49th ed. Oxford University Press (OUP) C. https://doi.org/10.1373/49.4.699.
This article highlights the life and work of the 19th-century Physician-Chemist, William Prout. William Prout was the first scientist who identified the biological molecules, carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins and their importance in our diet.
"Science and Engineering Practices". 2020. National Science Teachers Association.
This document highlights the 8 NGSS practices; Asking Questions and Defining Problems, Developing and Using Models, Planning and Carrying out Investigations, Analyzing and Investigation Data, Using Mathematical and Computational Thinking, Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions, Engaging in Argument from Evidence, and Obtaining, Evaluating and Communicating Information.
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What's In It For You? Image. https://www.fda.gov/food/nutrition-education-resources-materials/new-nutrition-facts-label.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an official website of the United States government. FDA regulates foods, drugs, biologics, medical devices, electronic products that give off radiation, cosmetics, and more. Their job is to keep the citizens informed about the above-mentioned topics.
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Center of Policy and Promotion. 2020. What's My Plate
All About? Image. Accessed June 26. https://choosemyplate-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/tentips/2013-WhatsMyPlateAllAboutInfographic.pdf.
The United States Department of Agriculture provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.
Wikimedia Commons. 2005. Chemical Structure of a Nucleotide (Deoxyadenosine
Monophosphate). Image. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DAMP_chemical_structure.png.
This is an image of the Chemical Structure of a Nucleotide (Deoxyadenosine Monophosphate)
Wikimedia Commons. 2006. D-Glucose In The En: Fischer Projection. Image.
This is an image of the D-glucose
Wikimedia Commons. 2006. Trimyristin-3D-View. Image.
This is an image of a 3D view of Trimyistin
Wikimedia Commons. 2007. Structure of Glycerol, Skeletal Formula. Image.
This is an image of a skeletal formula of the Structure of Glycerol.
Wikimedia Commons. 2020. The Structure of an Un-Ionized Amino Acid. The Group
At the Position, R Can Vary. Image. https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=89198282.
This is an image of an un-ionized Amino Acid