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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 2 Lesson 5 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides

  • Info Document

  • Vitamins and Minerals Chart & Key


What You Get When You Buy

  • Unit 2 Lesson 5: Vitamins and Minerals "Ticket" that includes the following:

  • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides

  • Link to U2L5 Information Document

  • Link to 1.01 Intro Notes

  • Link to 2.05 Vitamins and Minerals Chart and Key

  • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Document and Vitamins and Minerals Chart


Lesson 5: Vitamins and Minerals (27 slides)

  • CA State Standard Addressed (adjust to match your state standard):

  •  1.4N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits. 


  • Objectives Addressed: 

  • Understand the function of vitamins and minerals in the body.

  • Identify the two types of vitamins.

  • Describe the benefits, sources, and daily recommended quantity of each vitamin and mineral.


  • Terms Addressed: micronutrients, water soluble vitamins, fat soluble vitamins, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamins a-k, minerals,  iron, calcium, electrolytes, sodium, potassium.

  • Vitamins and Minerals Edpuzzle 

  • In the “notes” section of the Slides there are some talking points, guides, and ideas, and essential questions for the teacher. 

  • Next Steps Slide includes instructions for what students should complete next.


Lesson 5: Info Document 

  • Lesson 6 Info Document contains information learned in the Slide Deck and then some.  Students can use the info docs as a “textbook” for the class. 

  • Defines vitamins, minerals, and the function of both in the human body.

  • Provides examples of food sources that are high in vitamins and minerals.

  • Defines water soluble and fat soluble vitamins and gives examples of each.

  • Identifies important minerals for teens, explains the function, source, and daily quantity recommended.



Lesson 5: Assignments

  • 2.05 Vitamins and Minerals Chart 

  • Vitamins and minerals are micronutrients.  They play an important role in the human body.  As you go through the 2.05 lesson, have students fill out the chart.

  • Interactive Google version, or can be printed. 

  • Students are asked to identify the type (water soluble, fat soluble, or mineral), the benefits, sources, and daily recommended quantity for each vitamin and mineral. 

  • Key provided.





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Total Pages

32 pages

Unit 2 Lesson 5: Vitamins and Minerals

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