Classes of Nutrients



In this lesson students will learn about the five types of nutrients and their purposes. This lesson will also cover symptoms of nutritional deficiencies in livestock. I divide this lesson into two class periods. On the first day we talk about nutrients and the second day we talk about the importance of nutrients for body functions such as growth, reproduction, and maintenance. At the end, students will have to pass a quiz that covers most of the main information taught during these lessons as a means to exhibit proficient comprehension of the information and its importance.

Lesson Time

2 class periods
50 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)
California Academic Content Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Describe five classes of nutrients and their purpose.
  • Identify symptoms of nutritional deficiencies
  • Describe nutrient levels in a given stage of development

Get access to the rest of this Lesson and over 3000 more!

Create a Free Account or now!