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
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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
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 29 Views 156 Downloads
Vitamin D and Me
Students create a graphic organizer showing the importance of Vitamin D intake. In this Vitamin D instructional activity, 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
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
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
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 11 Views 17 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
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 10 Views 39 Downloads
Turn your young artists into great marketing specialists with this fun lesson plan! They will turn ordinary soup cans into exciting choices for dinner by recreating the can label. This is a fantastic project to connect art, advertising, and nutrition!
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 55 Downloads
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 42 Views 31 Downloads
Searching for Information
In this computer worksheet, young scholars 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 4 Views 37 Downloads
Nutrients for Plants and People: Reading Food Labels for Nutrition
Apply work with the food pyramid with this learning exercise. 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 9 Views 75 Downloads