hun2000 section 01 human nutrition module 02 macro and micro nutrients

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Module 02 Assignment – Create Nutrients PowerPoint

As you may recall, nutrients are divided into the following six (6) categories:

  • Carbohydrates
  • Lipids (Fats)
  • Proteins
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Water

For this assignment, you will need to develop an informative PowerPoint presentation that could be used to teach your classmates about a variety of nutrients from the nutrient categories (above).

  1. Your PowerPoint presentation should:
    1. Have a title slide.
    2. Contain at least 6 content slides.
    3. Reflect proper spelling and grammar.
    4. Cite at least 2 credible references and present the sources in APA format on a References slide.
  2. Choose five (5) specific nutrients from within the nutrient categories listed above. You may choose either:
    1. a mixture of five (5) macro and micro nutrients
      • For example, you can use 2 macronutrients (such as lipids and carbohydrates) and 3 micronutrients (such as specific vitamins and minerals)
    2. five (5) different vitamins or minerals
      • For example, 2 vitamins (such as A and D), 2 major minerals (such as sodium, calcium, and potassium), and 1 trace mineral (such as zinc).
  3. For each of the nutrients you selected, create content slides that address the following:
    1. Explain the function(s) of the nutrient within the body.
    2. Describe how the nutrient is metabolized (where primarily digested, absorbed, and transported) within the body.
    3. Identify the current Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for the nutrient for an average adult.

      For information about creating PowerPoint presentations and assessing the credibility of resources, consult the resources below.

Submit your completed assignment to the drop box below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.

the rubric for marking this assignment

Name: HUN2000-Mod_02-Create_Nutrients_PowerPoint

Emerging – Limited or developing demonstration of criteria. Competence – Adequate or basic demonstration of criteria. Proficiency – Clear or effective demonstration of criteria. Mastery – Advanced or exceeds demonstration of criteria.
General Presentation Requirements Partially met length and slide requirements. Numerous spelling and grammar errors, which detract from the audience’s ability to comprehend material. APA in-text citations and references are missing. Resources have minimal credibility.

Partially met length and slide requirements. Some spelling and grammar errors, which detract from the audience’s ability to comprehend material. Attempted to use APA in-text citations and references. Resources have reasonable credibility.

Met length and slide requirements. Few spelling and grammar errors. APA in-text citations and references are used with few errors. Resources have sufficient credibility.

Met length and slide requirements. Minimal to no spelling and grammar errors. APA in-text citations and references are used correctly. Resources have outstanding credibility.

Chose Appropriate Nutrients

Fewer than 3 of 5 items selected were appropriate nutrients from within the categories listed.

3 of 5 items selected were appropriate nutrients from within the categories listed.

4 of 5 items selected were appropriate nutrients from within the categories listed.

All 5 items selected were appropriate nutrients from within the categories listed.

Quality and Completeness of Content Slides

For each of the nutrients selected, created content slide(s) that begin to address the 3 required items (3a through 3c). Content is partially accurate, shows the early stages of organization.

For each of the nutrients selected, created content slide(s) that reasonably addressed the 3 required items (3a through 3c). Content is reasonably accurate, is somewhat organized, and flows well enough to convey intended meaning.

For each of the nutrients selected, created content slide(s) that sufficiently addressed the 3 required items (3a through 3c). Content is mostly accurate, is well organized, and is easy to follow.

For each of the nutrients selected, created content slide(s) that thoroughly addressed all 3 of the required items (3a through 3c). Content is consistently accurate, presented in a logical fashion, and is extremely easy to follow.

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