Learning Exercise

Importance of Calcium to Bone Health

This is a supplement assignment to be used in a beginning nutrition course.
Course: Infant and Child Nutrition

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1. Tour the Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology site to become comfortable with
2. Click on Bone Biology for Kids. Take some time and become familiar with this
area of the site.
3. Read through the calcium information.
4. Complete the questions given assigned in class.



Basic understanding of nutrition. Basic computer skills.


Calcium needs of the bone, bone health

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Importance of bone health and why calcium is important for bone structure.