Carbohydrates Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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What nutrient does your body's main source of energy come from?

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1. What are the two types of carbohydrates?

2. Which hormone helps to break down the sugars in the carbohydrates and send them into the bloodstream?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of carbohydrates with this quiz/worksheet combo. Questions will focus on the application of your new knowledge by asking you about the body's main source of energy as well as two kinds of carbohydrates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you can see what you know about:

  • Which nutrient your body derives most of its energy from
  • What hormone helps break down the sugars in carbohydrates
  • The two types of this important nutrient

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson about how your body breaks down sugars
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained and explain what happens within the body if too much of a particular type of this nutrient is absorbed by the body
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about two different types of carbohydrates

Additional Learning

To learn more about how your body uses this nutrient, read the lesson titled, Carbohydrate Lesson for Kids: Definition and Facts. In it, you will learn:

  • Examples of this nutrient
  • Other nutrients available to the body
  • That vitamins and minerals can be contained in other nutrients