Staying Young with Vitamin E

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.

9th - 12th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Resource Details

Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning

What Members Say


Kathy S.
When plans are needed, and time is short, I begin here for help from my colleagues. The framework of lessons, excellent worksheets, and multimedia presentations has proved extremely helpful.
Kathy S., Teacher
Norwood, NJ