Thiamin, or vitamin B1, plays a major role in carbohydrate metabolism. Thiamin acts as a
coenzyme along with phosphorus in important cellular reactions such as decarboxylation and
transketolation. Thiamin pyrophosphate (TPP), a coenzyme,
Terms for Water-Soluble Vitamins
Antibody - A blood protein that is synthesized in lymphoid tissue in response to a foreign
substance called an antigen. Antibodies circulate in the plasma to attack antigens.
Arachidonic acid - An essential fatty acid that
Potassium is the major cation of the intracellular fluid. Potassium plays a number of roles in the
In balance with extracellular sodium, helps maintain normal osmotic pressure and water balance.
Along with ionized sodium and hydro
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. Calcium's primary function is to build and
maintain skeletal tissue. Ninety-nine percent of the body's calcium supply resides in the bone and
teeth. Osteoblasts are bone-forming cells in w
Water and Electrolytes
Water constitutes 50-55% of a woman's body weight and 55-60% of man's weight. Water gives
structure and form to the body, helps maintain body temperature, and also creates the necessary
environment for cell metabolism and
Rule #1: Assess, clarify, and communicate needs and expectations
Student needs/rights/expectations: Students' basic needs include survival, belonging,
power, fun, and freedom (Glasser). They have a right to learn without being disrupted by
Methods of Instruction
What would happen if each of these note cards really were a disease-causing germ?
How many children would have gotten infected if the people who were getting sick had
How do children think we reduce the spre
3 million teens suffering from alcoholism in the U.S.
21% of teens abuse drugs
900,000 teens are abused or mistreated at home every year
Suicide is becoming 3rd leading cause of death among teens
9 out of 10 teens have been exposed t
Can be low in cost
Can be used to help discuss affective issues
Is excellent for setting the mood
Can allow for individual expression
May require equipment
Is sometimes difficult to find the correct music
Poses difficulty in appealing to a va
5 Enthusiastic Teacher Behaviors
Vary your speaking voice.
Eyes mirror the excitement in your teaching.
A good lesson plan usually fits on one sheet of paper so you can see an overview of