In this recognizing vitamins activity, students review water soluble vitamins and fat soluble vitamins. They analyze the effects of having too many, or not enough, vitamins in the body. Students write nineteen answers.
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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...
2nd - 5th 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...
6th - 9th 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...
10 mins 6th - 12th Health