Science - Biology
Students will understand that all organisms are composed of one or more cells that are made of molecules, come from preexisting cells, and perform life functions.
Describe the flow of energy and matter in cellular function.
Autotrophic or Heterotrophic?
Students will compare the characteristics of autotrophic and heterotrophic cells to create a Venn diagram, identify pictures and write a creative paragraph.
Energy in Bonds
In this activity students will analyze the calorie content of several foods
History and the Equation for Photosynthesis
Students use descriptions of several of the famous experiments to lead them to the equation for photosynthesis.
Jigsaw Reading and Lesson Design Activity
Students will research and become experts on a topic. They will then design an effective lesson to teach that topic to other students in the class.
Students will use a CO2 probe to measure the rate of photosynthesis. They will use inquiry skills to design the activity and measure different variable that could affect the rate.
Students will use bromothymol blue as an indicator of carbon dioxide absorption by water plants.
Yeast and Carbon Dioxide
Students will model carbon cycle and the effects of human activities on the respiration of yeast.
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