These lessons are compatible with the High School Next Generation Science Standards* HS-LS1-2, HS-LS1-5, HS-LS1-6, HS-LS1-3, HS-LS1-7, HS-LS2-2-3, HS-LS1-4, and HS-LS3-2. The standards ask that the students, “[d]evelop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms, [u]se a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy, [c]onstruct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules, [p]lan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis, [u]se a model to illustrate that cellular respiration is a chemical process whereby the bonds of food molecules and oxygen molecules are broken and the bonds in new compounds are formed resulting in a net transfer of energy, [c]construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for the cycling of matter and flow of energy in aerobic and anaerobic conditions, [u]se a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms,” and “[m]ake and defend a claim based on evidence that inheritable genetic variations may result from: (1) new genetic combinations through meiosis.”
Because the lessons include lab reports, they are also compatible with the following Common Core English Language Arts-Literacy Standards.
Writing, History, Science, and Technical Subjects.9-10.2(A-F)
Dig deep into the functions of cells and the complicated topics of photosynthesis, cellular respiration, and cell division with these great activities and labs!
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Here is what’s included in the lessons:
-Clickable table of contents
-Teacher materials lists and notes
-23 pages of vocabulary cards related to the topics of cells, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, and cell division
-Student Objectives Sheets listing all the cells, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, and cell division objectives expected to be met by each student
-20 pages of notes discussion questions which cover the topics of cells, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, and cell division; these questions can easily be answered while students cooperatively work in groups using either a textbook, the Power Point Presentations
-Power Point presentations to go along with ALL the notes discussion questions
-19 pages of activities, including
1) Comparing images under different types of microscopes, including a power point presentation with images from electron and light microscopes
2) Cell membrane simulation
3) Visualizing the molecules of photosynthesis
4) Drawing respiration
5) Surface area to volume ratios
6) Yarn model of cell division
7) Microscope study of meiotic tissue and cells
-14 pages of Projects with Rubric, including
1) Examining a chicken digestive system
2) Making 3-d molecules of photosynthesis
3) Lactic acid fermentation research project and presentation
4) Cancer research and presentation
-25 pages of Labs, including
1) Osmosis lab
2) The colors of autumn chromatography lab
3) Temperature and yeast fermentation
4) Exercise and CO2 production
5) Examining crossing over in homologous chromosomes
-Lab Reports with Rubric
-15 pages of assessments covering the lesson objectives and Next Generation Science Standards*
-Comprehensive lesson plans including:
Title, Grade, Objectives, NGSS*, Materials Needed, Connections to Real Life, Connections Across the Curriculum, Anticipated Difficulties with the Content, Pre-Requisite Knowledge, Key Vocabulary, Lesson Delivery Method, Examples for Better Understanding, Assessment, Wrap Up and Review, Extensions, and Modifications.
These lessons can be used in any High School Life Science or Biology course.
NGSS Lead States. 2013. Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
*"Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.”
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