Fruit and Vegetable, Vitamins and Minerals
Students discuss and identify vitamins and minerals, their functions in the body, how fruits and vegetables are a good food source, and deficiencies in the body that may occur due to a lack of them.
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New Review How Does Cooking Affect Nutrients in Veggies?
Microwave, steam, bake, or just eat them raw—what is the best way to preserve the nutrients in the vegetables we eat? The episode of the ACS Reactions series considers different cooking methods and their effects on the vitamins and...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
McDonalds vs. Apple, Fast Food vs. Fruit, Fun Nutrition Facts
Natalie compares common food choices such as a soft drink instead of an apple, or Gatorade instead of a banana. Calorie count is juxtaposed against nutrients found in various fruits and junk food. Great visuals are provided for your...
6 mins 9th - 12th Health
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...
6th - 9th Health
Nutrients, Fruit and Preparation Title: Nutrients in Fruits
Students take part in a comprehensive lesson plan on the study of Vitamins and Minerals, their functions in the body, how fruits are good food source, the deficiency in the body that may occur due to the lack of nutrients. Students also...
9th - 12th Health