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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 1/2
Natalie explains what exactly nutrients are. Here in part one she discusses building blocks such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and water. Each is thoroughly explained in a simple, but scientific way. Use in a biology or nutrition class.
10 mins 6th - 12th Health
Searching for Information
In this computer worksheet, students use ViewPoint's forward and backward arrows, and the search tool to locate information given about minerals and vitamins. They load the Vitamins datafile and use the search tool to respond to five questions.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Nutrients for Plants and People: Reading Food Labels for Nutrition
Apply work with the food pyramid with this worksheet. Have your class go through their cupboards at home and find 5 different foods to inspect. On this handout, they record the food, what part of the food pyramid this food fits into, and the vitamins and minerals the food contains.
2nd - 5th Health