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  • Measuring cup. Eat the amount your body really needs. Measure out your portions. Caption: by measuring out your portions with measuring cups

    Nutritional disorders include any of the nutrient-related diseases and conditions that cause illness in humans. They may include deficiencies or excesses in the diet. Exercise and a healthy diet can help combat these disorders. Part of the "Human Nutrition" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Illustration of a person with a large belly next to a bad of mega chips labeled party size and a stack of calories. Caption: can cause a person to be overweight,

    Students receive an overview of nutrition basics starting with an in-depth look at nutrients. This program also provides an overview of nutrition standards and guidelines. Part of the "Human Nutrition" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Illustration of a military person pointing to a chart with pictures of bananas, apples, and leafy greens. Caption: Choose foods that provide more potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, and vitamin D--

    This program provides an overview of the different types of foods. It also gives guidance on healthy eating. Students learn the difference between refined grain and whole grain. They also discuss the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables, how the body turns proteins into amino acids to build muscle and tissue, and the need to avoid processed foods. Part of the "Human Nutrition" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Person speaking. Caption: Calcium is another mineral that is especially important

    This program explores the psychology of eating and food as a cultural attribute. It also discusses various alternative diets and cautions dieters to thoroughly investigate any diet before subscribing to it. Part of the "Human Nutrition" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Kids and a teacher in a classroom setting looking at a computer. DCMP. No preview image available.

    Explores how the digestive system works and how to use the food chart to eat healthfully. Also reveals all the physiological details of the esophagus, the large and small intestines, and the stomach.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Illustration of a cell and a molecule of NaCl. Made up mostly of water. Caption: The fluid around the cell contains sodium chloride

    Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients because they perform hundreds of roles in the body. There is a fine line between getting enough of these nutrients and getting too much. Eating a healthy diet remains the best way to get sufficient amounts of vitamins and minerals. In addition to vitamins and minerals, water is also essential for the optimal performance and regulation of the human body. Part of the "Human Nutrition" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Illustration of a grazing cow. Greetings from the farm… Caption: (man) Like many foods,

    Animals and plants provide the food supply for humans. Consumers have many choices regarding how they obtain their food. Some may choose to eat organic. Some decide to source their food locally. Others take a hard look at the additives and preservatives in foods. Some choose to garden. Part of the "Human Nutrition" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Diagram of foods containing Sucrose providing a combination of fructose and glucose or containing Lactose providing galactose and glucose after being processed by the liver. Caption: are also broken down and converted into glucose

    In this program, students learn about the digestive process. The human digestive system consists of the gastrointestinal tract plus the tongue, salivary glands, pancreas, liver, and gallbladder. Digestion involves the breakdown of food into smaller and smaller components. These small components are absorbed and assimilated into the body. Part of the "Human Nutrition" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Three puppets talking by the water. Spanish captions.

    The parakeet starts with a monologue about the pleasure of eating. The first guest, the pork, says he can't sleep because the sloth wakes him up every night with phone calls at indecent hours. The sloth says that since he changed his diet he has so much energy that he can't sleep. The fleas present a documentary about the way humans eats. The celebrity guest, a burger commercial clown, tells us how the pressure of fame took him to an eating disorder.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Side by side comparison of old and new nutrition labels. Caption: And these differences are all to the consumer's advantage.

    The nutrition label on packaged food has undergone some changes. The FDA designed the new label to reflect new scientific information, including the link between diet and chronic diseases such as obesity and heart disease. The new label has been simplified for the consumer and modernized based on current nutrition science.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Blocks of cheese, loaf of bread, and pickles in a jar. Caption: That's interesting because that's on the nutrition labels.

    A food science professor discusses the chemistry and physics of food preparation and cooking. She also gives an overview of a food science laboratory and its equipment.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Person in scuba gear underwater with ocean life. Caption: basically dispersing food out for a big group of fish,

    What’s on the menu? Find out how aquarists feed some of the largest and smallest aquarium animals under their care. Understanding marine food webs, animal behavior, and nutrition are important skills needed for this science-based career. Part of the "Aquarist" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

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    A line of cows with their heads poking through a feeding grate while they eat fodder. Caption: the nutrition it needs to produce all that milk.

    One of the fifteen parts of the "Farm to Market" series. Begins with a trip to the dairy farm to see how cows are cared for and fed. Demonstrates how the cows are milked by machine and how the milk is processed and transported. Also shows how milk is made into cheese and butter.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Green and brown glass bottles spelling out the word "REDUCE". Caption: because the more people recycle, the more money the city saves.

    Recyclebank and Revolution Foods are two innovative companies that focus on rewarding people for taking ecological and healthy actions. These two companies are encouraging citizens to be actively engaged with good environmental and nutritional practices. The benefits created by these practices are considered "win-win-win". This means that consumers and government save money, build community, and also earn long-term health benefits.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • The Zoo Crew

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    A monkey sitting on a rock. Caption: Now the kooky chimpanzee

    Mr. Charlie introduces three children to the people who keep the zoo operating smoothly. The zookeeper and crew make sure the animals have food and water and that the grounds and cages are clean. The nutritionist is responsible for food storage and preparation, while the vet keeps the animals healthy. Exhibit builders work hard to provide the animals with as natural a habitat as possible. The children learn there are many different jobs at the zoo.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Person speaking. Caption: You're nourishing your whole environment.

    Nourish is an educational initiative designed to open a meaningful conversation about food and sustainability, particularly in schools and communities. In this clip, food experts explain what "nourish" means to them. Nourish Short Films Series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Bird Basics

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    A bird in a cage perched on a stick. Caption: and their cheerful chittering can brighten any room.

    Marli Lintner, an avian veterinarian, shares her expertise on choosing a pet bird, common species, bringing a bird home, proper housing, nutrition and diet, health matters, trimming wings and nails, and taming a bird.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • White birds with long legs stand next to a body of water surrounded by trees. Spanish captions.

    Students will explore the energy relationships between living things. This video investigates the process of living things producing energy, consuming it, and breaking it down. Food chains and food webs visually illustrate these relationships.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Person Speaking from a podium. Caption: and why it doesn't act so well in the obese.

    Dr. Jeffrey Friedman shows how leptin rewires neural circuits, and how population studies may identify obesity genes. Part of the 2004 Howard Hughes Holiday Lecture Series

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Three small potted plants and a person speaking. Caption: These little babies are herbs.

    Nourish is an educational initiative designed to open a meaningful conversation about food and sustainability, particularly in schools and communities. In this clip, chef Jamie Oliver discusses the uses for herbs in cooking. Part of the Nourish Short Films Series.

    (Source: DCMP)



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  • Animals

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    Resources to teach younger students about animals

    A collection containing 58 resources, curated by DIAGRAM Center

  • Anatomy

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    • 2.5D Tactile Graphic

    Collection of anatomy resources

    A collection containing 21 resources, curated by Benetech