Vitamins and Minerals Teacher Resources
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Do Vitamin Supplements Really Work?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Is that multivitamin really keeping you healthy and balanced? Junior nutritionists weigh the pros and cons using a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Topics covered include types of vitamins and minerals, what...
Can You Overdose on Vitamins?
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScholars learn how a vitamin deficiency causes blindness and death, while an overdose of the same vitamin also leads to death. Veritasium travels the world to research the role of vitamins in our lives, the best advice for taking or...
Measuring the Vitamin C Content of Foods and Fruit Juices
9th - 12th
Are you getting enough vitamin C? Young scientists determine the amount of vitamin C in fruit juice samples. They accomplish this task by adding DCPIP solution to the samples until the blue color of the DCPIP persists. Once this happens,...
Do Something About… Eating Healthy - Vital Vitamins
9th - 12th
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...
When Something's Missing: Diagnosing Vitamin Deficiencies
6th - 9th
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...
Do Carrots Help You See Better?
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Does a carrot a day keep the eye doctor away? Junior nutritionists tackle the legend of better eyesight through carrot consumption using a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. The narrator exposes the origins of...
Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 1/2
10 mins 6th - 12th
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...