Vitamins and Minerals Teacher Resources
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Chemistry pupils titrate vitamin C with indophenol indicator. They determine the amount of vitamin C in a variety of fruit juices and conduct qualitative analysis. This is an outstanding lesson for high school chemists when studying acids and learning titration techniques.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 17 Downloads
Basic Vitamins: Water-Soluble and Fat-Soluble
An incredibly thorough lesson on vitamins, and how to keep one's body at peak health. Learners access a variety of excellent worksheets embedded in the plan that have them consider raw vs. cooked foods, a vegetable nutrition summary, exposing dietary myths, and more.
5th - 8th Health 16 Views 41 Downloads
Vitamin D and Me
Students create a graphic organizer showing the importance of Vitamin D intake. In this Vitamin D lesson, Students list problems with Vitamin D deficiency and create poster boards in small groups. Individually, students will create menus that support a healthy enriched Vitamin D diet.
2nd - 3rd Health 6 Views 23 Downloads
Lab Experiments in Nutrition
Looking for authentic hands-on nutritional experiments? High schoolers will perform experiments to test for the presence of vitamin C in several solutions as well as the effect of caffeine on Daphnia. They will also consider the advertising used to sell food regardless of its nutritional value.
9th - 10th Health 28 Views 155 Downloads
When Something's Missing: Diagnosing Vitamin Deficiencies
The New York Times "Education" section posts an extensive instructional activity on vitamin and mineral deficiencies. It involves class discussion, examination of food packaging labels, and the reading of a blog post about Vitamin D. The highlight of the instructional activity is that small groups each research a different nutrient and create an informative poster.
6th - 9th Health 11 Views 17 Downloads
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Read an interactive story narrated by two boisterous birds. Through their misconduct or funny business, they teach participants about vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K and what their roles are in the health of the human body.
3rd - 6th Health 7 Views 2 Downloads
Hear is a close-up inspection of some of the compounds found in the Centrum Multi-Vitamin. Each slide shows the steps required for forming one. The compounds are as follows: chromium (III) chloride, cupric sulfate, manganese (III) sulfate, stannous chloride, and zinc oxide.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 6 Downloads
Do Something About… Eating Healthy - Vital Vitamins
The two-day "Vital Vitamins" lesson from Do Something, Inc. is all about vitamins. Learners pair up to research a specific vitamin. There are two categories: water-soluble and fat-soluble. They research and write an information card on their particular vitamin and then choose to create a sign, an informational video, or build a small website to present their information.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 2 Downloads
Take Calcium and Vitamin D
Students explain the roles of calcium and vitamin D in our bodies. They determine the recommended intakes of calcium and vitamin D. Students then identify good sources of calcium and vitamin D. They plan a calcium and vitamin D rich diet plan.
Higher Ed Health 4 Views 14 Downloads
Mission 2: Exploring Vitamins and Minerals
Students explore the importance of vitamins and minerals to the body. In this nutrients activity, students conduct an experiment to find out what happens to bones if they don't get enough calcium, solve vitamin mysteries, and complete a vitamin and mineral match.
4th - 5th Health 10 Views 39 Downloads
It's All About Vitamins
The fascinating topic of human skin color is examined in this article from Muse magazine. It highlights a study done by a pair of scientists on the relationships among strength of sunlight, vitamins, and melanin in the skin. The results enhance our understanding of the evolution of skin color.
7th - Higher Ed Health 24 Views 44 Downloads
Staying Young with Vitamin E
Investigate how Vitamin E is used to prevent cell aging. Young scientists coat the surface of apples and bananas with oil, Vitamin E, and water. They place each in a petri dish and cover them to observe oxidation over time. They answer 8 discussion questions about their results and how Vitamin E may inhibit aging by protecting phospholipid and glycolipid molecules in the cell membranes.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Home Living / Daily Living : Foods with Vitamins and Minerals
Bridge the gap between health and food for your special needs class. Through discussion and handouts, they will be introduced to the basics regarding the vitamins and minerals we get from eating healthy foods. They work to identify healthy food items based on the class discussion.
9th - Higher Ed Health 7 Views 12 Downloads
Coming Soon: Sodas with Vitamins
Learners react to a series of statements about sodas, then read a news article about the addition of vitamins to sodas to increase sales. In this nutrition and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 8 Views 49 Downloads