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Enzyme Board Games

Time Frame:
4 class periods that run 60 minutes each.

Group Size:
Small Groups


 

Summary:
Students will create board games and then play each others games. The games will address major concepts related to enzymes.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Science - Biology
Standard 2 Objective 1

Describe the fundamental chemistry of living cells.

Materials:

  • student sheet (attached)
  • cardboard
  • butcher paper
  • colored pencils
  • markers
  • computers
  • books
  • students may want to supply other items for their games.

Attachments

Student Prior Knowledge:
Students do not need an in-depth understanding, this can be used as an introduction to enzymes and continued throughout the unit of study

Instructional Procedures:

  1. Pass out the student sheet attached.
  2. Have students spend one class period completing the background information.
  3. Allow students to choose groups.
  4. Allow at least 3 full class periods for students to work on games (less if you do not require much detail or creativity).
  5. I allow students to use computers to type up work and download any pictures or diagrams they would like to use in their games.
  6. Spend a day allowing students to play one another's games.

Assessment Plan:
Sample Scoring guide:

Creativity.........................................50 pts
Accuracy.........................................50 pts
Gameboard neat and attractive................20 pts
Questions Typed and answered........................20 pts
Total...............................................140 pts

copy of this rubric is attached.
You may want to grade on use of class time also.

Attachments

Bibliography:
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

Author:
Utah LessonPlans

Created Date :
Nov 17 2014 11:56 AM

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