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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 5 Views 1 Download
When Something's Missing: Diagnosing Vitamin Deficiencies
The New York Times "Education" section posts an extensive lesson 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 lesson is that small groups each research a different nutrient and create an informative poster.
6th - 9th Health 5 Views 12 Downloads
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 3 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 7 Views 34 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 3 Views 13 Downloads
Mission 2: Exploring Vitamins and Minerals
Students explore the importance of vitamins and minerals to the body. In this nutrients lesson, 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 5 Views 37 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 5 Views 23 Downloads
Scurvy at Sea: Researching and Writing About Vitamin C Deficiency
Students gather information about vitamin C deficiency, and research how scurvy was prevented in sea-going ventures during The Age of Sail. They create a "Scurvy Log" that will allow them to connect what they have learned about scurvy and its effects on the body (as vitamin C deficiency), and how ship provisioners, captains, and crew could work to prevent scurvy at sea.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
Students explore the benefits of a nutritional supplement. Through discussion and reviewing handouts, students determine their personal needs for a vitamin. Given the Food Guide Pyramid, students study the importance of proper nutrition and eating a variety of foods.
Higher Ed Health 3 Views 7 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
Vitamins and Minerals
For this vitamins and minerals worksheet, students review how these are measured and determine what minerals the body needs. Students determine how different vitamins help the body to function properly. This worksheet has 22 short answer questions and 18 fill in the blank questions.
9th - Higher Ed Science 5 Views 44 Downloads
Different Types of Orange Juice Contain the Same Amounts of Vitamin C?
Students measure and compare the amount of vitamin C in orange juice samples. They discover the effects of different factors on the concentration of vitamin C. They participate in an experiment to test the orange juice.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students research a variety of vitamins and create a PSA type announcement for Voicethread. In this vitamin research lesson, students research their assigned vitamin or mineral. Students explore the PSA website to create an effective PSA about the topic.
11th - Higher Ed Health 3 Views 6 Downloads