This lesson introduces students to micronutrients. Learning goals include:
- Distinguish between macronutrients and micronutrients
- Discuss the functions of micronutrients (including vitamins and minerals)
- Describe the cause and symptoms of micronutrient deficiency
- Understand the importance of water as a nutrient
- Understand the role of supplements in the diet
Based on the Ontario curriculum, this lesson covers the curriculum expectation(s) B1 (B1.1, B1.2) for HFA4U.