Minerals are one of the two micro nutrients. Your job is to learn
enough about minerals (choose a single mineral such as, calcium, iron, or
phosphorous) so that you and your partner can create either a Power
Point presentation or an informational brochure on a mineral. You will use
this to teach a nutrition lesson to a grammar school class in your school.
Remember to make your project entertaining and age appropriate for the age
your class has selected.
Nutrition Links with a Focus on Nutrients
The "It's Up to You" web site has an appealing format. The site covers
healthy eating, and includes related links. You will see the
major nutrients as soon as the site is uploaded.
The Ohio State University Extension web site offers just the plain simple
facts, and a lot of them. There are no graphics, but you get the information
This is a very simple, direct site. It covers all the major nutrients and
many of the micro nutients. This is a good reference when you are in a hurry.
Here is another web site with plain facts without the razzle dazzle. The
site is a quick, direct way to get the information you need.
The Harvard School of Public Health web site ia maintained by the Department
of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. The information is
current. The reading level is advanced. You will need to summarize the
information in words that your audience can understand. The major nutrients
are all included except water.
"This web site is called "My Bright Future: Reaching Goals." The site has
good information for food sources for the different nutrients.
Calcium is the star on this informative web site. No graphics, just facts.
Calcium is such an important mineral and this site will give you all the
information you need to know.The information is provided by Ohio State
University Extension. The site has few graphics; it is mostly text.
If you want to learn about the mineral potassium, this is an excellent
Chapter 36 in the Creative Living Text