Lesson Worksheet: Nutrients: The Effects of Sugar Science
In this worksheet, we will practice describing the effect sugar has on mood, health, and different parts of the body.
Which nutrient is a source of energy?
Fill in the blank: Eating too much sugar can cause stress on the , which can cause damage over time.
These organs can all be affected by too much sugar in the diet.
Which of them can become confused and want more sugar than it needs?
- AThe teeth
- BThe brain
- CThe heart
- DThe arteries
Fill in the blank: When we eat too much sugar, the body the extra energy, making our weight go up.
- Agets rid of
It is Matthew’s birthday, and he eats a big slice of cake and some candy.
He starts to feel jumpy and anxious. What could have caused this mood change?
- AThe right amount of sugar
- BToo little sugar
- CToo much sugar
Jacob loves sugary foods and starts eating much more than his body needs.
Predict what will happen to his weight.
- AIt will go up.
- BIt will stay the same.
- CIt will go down.
Three children write three statements about sugar.
Whose statement is wrong?
- DNone of the answers are correct.
Which body part has walls that can grow thicker if you eat too much sugar?
What problems can too much sugar in a diet cause for teeth?
- AStrong teeth
- BThe thickening of the walls of teeth
- CWhite teeth
Isabella is reading about the effects of sugar on the body.
Which of the following can be affected by eating too much sugar?
- AThe heart
- BThe teeth
- CThe brain
- DAll of the answers are correct.