Staying Young with Vitamin E

This Staying Young with Vitamin E lesson plan also includes:

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.

3 Views 11 Downloads

Resource Details

9th - 12th
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print