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Enzyme Board Games

Main Core Tie

Science - Biology
Standard 2 Objective 1

Time Frame

4 class periods of 60 minutes each

Group Size

Small Groups

Authors

Utah LessonPlans

Summary

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


Materials

Attachments

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


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

Attachments

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.


Bibliography

Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.


Created: 11/17/2014
Updated: 02/05/2018
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