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Energy Content of Food

In this lab, students will build a calorimeter to measure the energy content of foods containing dominant macromolecules (carbohydrates vs. lipids). Then, they'll relate their results to energy storage.

Source: Agricultural Science Lab Manual


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Energy Content of Food

Energy Content of Food

We build a calorimeter and measure the energy content of foods containing dominant macromolecules (carbohydrates vs. lipids) and then relate the results to...

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