The Nervous System - 5E Lesson Bundle

The Nervous System - 5E Lesson Bundle
The Nervous System - 5E Lesson Bundle
The Nervous System - 5E Lesson Bundle
The Nervous System - 5E Lesson Bundle
The Nervous System - 5E Lesson Bundle
The Nervous System - 5E Lesson Bundle
The Nervous System - 5E Lesson Bundle
The Nervous System - 5E Lesson Bundle
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The Nervous System - A 5E Lesson Bundle for middle and high school students. Everything you need in one tidy package. This fully-editable, no prep bundle follows the 5E model and provides step-by-step instructions on how to implement it in your classroom. Each included resource is either completely or almost completely self-contained, meaning little to no classroom materials are needed. This bundle contains a mix of digital and paper-based resources and encourages collaboration and creativity at every turn.

Since 5E lessons provide differentiated instruction in their very nature, your students will complete the unit with an understanding of:

  • The Vertebrate Nervous System
  • The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
  • Neurons
  • Reflex Arcs
  • Signal Conduction and Transmission
  • Nervous System Disorders

Your students will also confront and overcome the following misconceptions.

  • People are right-brained or left-brained
  • We only use 10% of our brains
  • Bigger brains are associated with higher intelligence
  • The nervous system is just the brain
  • Neurons are the only cells of the nervous system

This bundle covers the following NGSS:

- MS-LS1-8

- HS-LS1-2

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How does the 5E model facilitate learning?

• It emphasizes inquiry, critical thinking, and the process of science

• Its success is backed by countless scientific studies that demonstrate its effectiveness

• It’s built around the idea that humans construct knowledge and meaning from their learning experiences. That they build upon their prior knowledge and to be effective, learning needs to be active and allow the participants to construct new knowledge from their experiences

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What's included?

Engagement Phase

- This could involve a short video with probing questions or a discussion based on current events, common misconceptions, etc.

- Creates interest and excitement for your students

- Asks questions and probes their initial conceptions

- In this bundle, your students will be immediately gripped by an engaging video activity which will lead into a class discussion

Exploration Phase

- Students use and develop creative thinking skills, make observations, record results, and make connections

- This bundle comes with a 7-station Lab Activity where they will gain real experiences with the topic

**Note: The lab station activity requires very little preparation or materials**

- For a complete description of the lab station activity, please see below

Explanation Phase

- This is the instructional phase where concepts are presented to the students in a clear and applicable way

- Students develop understanding of the content

- Observations and experiences are discussed and critiqued

- Students develop vocabulary

- Students are able to connect the content presented to previous experiences

- This bundle includes a lesson in PowerPoint and .PDF formats. For a complete description, please see below

Elaborate Phase

- This phase involves the students completing an activity or assignment that forces them to expand their thinking and knowledge of the topic. They will propose solutions and extend their learning to new situations

- This bundle includes a reading that will allow your students to utilize their knowledge in new ways

**Note: This activity requires no preparation or materials**

- For a complete description, please see below

Evaluate Phase

- Your students will demonstrate their understanding and evaluate their own progress

- This phase involves the students completing an activity or assignment that forces them to expand their thinking and knowledge of the topic. They will propose solutions and extend their learning to new situations

- The evaluation section includes a quiz that will allow you to evaluate your students' topic understanding

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The NRC's How People Learn has synthesized decades of research across many different disciplines about how people learn. Key findings from that synthesis include the following. First, students (people) must be interested and engaged in what they are learning and find it useful and meaningful. Second, students (people) must be actively involved in the process of teaching and learning, comparing new information to previous ideas, constructing new understandings, and quite simply changing their own minds about how the world works. And third, students (people) need opportunities to apply what they have learned to new situations, to check the completeness of their understanding, and to evaluate their own learning for themselves. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2931660/)

By incorporating this 5E lesson, you will provide your students with a meaningful and coherent way of learning that best suits their needs. You will also utilize technology in a way that creates order and promotes understanding.

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The follow 5E lessons are currently included or will be added shortly. Please note that I will be increasing the number of lessons substantially over the next month. Purchase now before the price goes up.

Physics

Newton's Three Laws of Motion

Current Electricity and Circuits

One and Two-Dimensional Motion

Static Electricity

Light and its Production

Energy, Energy Transfer, and its Forms

Kinetic and Gravitational Potential Energy

Electricity Production

Friction

Density and Buoyancy

Sound and Hearing

Calculating Average Speed, Velocity, and Displacement

Mass, Volume, Density, and Buoyancy

Work and Energy

Renewable Energy

How Planes Fly

Acceleration

Refraction

Power

Liquids and Gases

Momentum, Conservation of Momentum and Impulse

Nonrenewable Energy Sources

Coming Soon:

• Sound, Sound Energy, and Speed

Biology

Cells and the Cell Theory - Complete 5E Unit

The Human Digestive System

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

Mitosis and the Cell Cycle

The Circulatory System

Cancer

Photosynthesis

The Human Respiratory System

Cell Membrane and Transport

Energy Flow In Ecosystems

The Human Eye

DNA Manipulation and GMOs

Physical and behavioral adaptations

Plant Sexual and Asexual Reproduction

Biodiversity

Meiosis

Genetic Disorders

Reproductive Technologies

Muscular and Skeletal System

Integumentary System

Introduction to Evolution

DNA, Genes, Chromosomes, and Alleles

Mutations

Carbohydrates and Lipids

Genetic Material - DNA and RNA

The Nervous System

Coming Soon:

• Excretory system

• Endocrine system

• Hearing and the Human Ear

• Plant anatomy

Earth and Space Science

Climate Change and Global Warming

The Moon and its Phases

Our Solar System

The Seasons

Human Space Exploration

The Life and Death of Stars

Eclipse - Solar and Lunar

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors

Cloud Types

Plate Tectonics

The Rock Cycle

Natural Disasters

Meteorology

Fossils and Geologic Time

Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Watersheds

Ecology

The Cycling of Matter: The Water and Carbon Cycles

Cells and the Cell Theory

Ecosystems

Invasive Species

Interactions Within Ecosystems

Photosynthesis

Physical and behavioral adaptations

Plant Sexual and Asexual Reproduction

Biodiversity

Classification of Living Things

Ecological Succession

Chemistry

Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes

Atoms and the Atomic Theory

Introduction to Chemical Reactions

Types of Chemical Reactions and Balancing Equations

Molecular and Ionic Compounds

Acids, Bases, and pH

The Periodic Table

The Mole/Avogadro's Number

The Particle Theory

Chemical Bonds

Pure Substances and Mixtures

Solutions and Mechanical Mixtures

Pressure, Volume, and Temperature

Coming Soon:

• Atomic Theory, Atomic Structure, and Isotopes

General Science

Scientific Method, Skills, and Safety

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Explore - The Nervous System - 7 Engaging Lab Stations

This fully editable Lab Station on The Nervous System is meant to get your students out of their seats and engaged in the content. Each station not only offers a unique opportunity to test your students knowledge (offer an opinion, answer questions based on a video or reading, draw, etc.), but also provides a fantastic learning opportunity where your kids are learning through assessment. Each station comes with a description card while some also contain more detailed instructions, a reading, questions to answer, etc. Students are equipped with a recording sheet (passport) to write their answers. There is almost no prep for you. Simply print the cards, lay them out around the room and you're all set. An answer key is also provided where applicable.

This lab activity covers:

- Structure, Parts and Functions of the Nervous System

- Structure, Types and Functions of the Neuron

- Reflex Arc

- Nerve Signal Transmission and Action Potential

- The Schwann Cell and Action Potential

- Sodium-Potassium Pump

- Neurotransmitters and its Functions

Bonus Activities: To ensure your students don't have any downtime between stations, your lab also includes a 10-word word scramble and word search, both with an answer key. You can use them as part of their mark, as a bonus so it's not mandatory, etc. However you choose to use it, it will ensure that your students are always busy and never idle. Note: For stronger classes, I give the word scramble and for weaker ones, the word search.

How do the Lab Stations work? Each station is specially designed to be a unique complement to the material while at the same time, provide a valuable learning experience. Below is an overview of how each station works. In your activity, each will be tailored to the specific content.

Station 1: Get Hands-On – using their creative skills, students are required to draw or build.

Station 2: Research – using a classroom computer or their own device, students must research a specific question/issue surrounding the topic.

Station 3: Explain yourself – students write down an opinion to a question in paragraph form.

Station 4: Rest Station - students can use this time to catch up on work they didn't have time to complete at a previous station or prepare themselves for an upcoming one.

Station 5 - Applicability reading – students read a short passage from an article, website, etc. which directly connects the classroom content to a real-life application.

Station 6: Test your knowledge – students answer 5 multiple choice questions then provide a written explanation for how/why they came to their conclusions.

Station 7: Learn from the expert – using a classroom computer or their own device, students must watch a short video clip and answer the associated questions. They may stop, rewind and restart as often as they like during the time frame.

Station 8 - Rest Station.

Station 9: Become the question master – Students must create 2 multiple-choice questions, 2 true/false questions and 1 short answer question. Students must also supply the answers.

These station cards are meant to be used as a lab activity but can also be utilized in a review task before a test or a quiz. Used either way, your students will love it! I know mine do and I'm telling you from first-hand experience as I've used this activity in my own class.

Explain - The Nervous System - Senior Biology Lesson Package

The Nervous System - This 3 Day, 65 slide Senior Biology PowerPoint Lesson package is a complete look at the nervous system of the body. Specifically it examines Vertebrate Nervous System (CNS & PNS), The Spinal Cord, The Brain, Cells of the Nervous System, Neuron Anatomy, the Neuron Support System, Reflex Arc, Neural Transmission (Action Potential, etc.), the Na+/K+ Pump, Neurotransmitters and Synapse Inhibition. It is a complete lesson/mini unit on the Nervous System geared towards a senior level biology and/or an AP biology classroom. The PowerPoint contains many diagrams, explanations and videos. It includes the lesson (student and teacher versions of the Power Point), 12 embedded videos and a student lesson handout as a word document which follows the PowerPoint.

Included in the lesson package is:

- The teacher version of the PowerPoint

- The student version of the PowerPoint

- 12 videos embedded into the PowerPoint

- Student lesson handout

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Buyer Comment: "great resource as is all your stuff"

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In order, the lesson covers:

- Vertebrate Nervous System

- CNS & PNS (Somatic and Autonomic)

- The Spinal Cord

- The Brain

- Cells of the Nervous System

- Cell Division

- Neuron Anatomy

- Neuron Support System

- Reflex Arc

- Neural Transmission (Action Potential, etc.)

- Na+/K+ Pump

- Neurotransmitters

- Synapse Inhibition

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The student version of the power point contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.

Elaborate - The Nervous System Reading Comprehension Article - Grade 8 and Up

The Nervous System. This resource is suitable for high school students as well as strong middle school students. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application, and open-ended varieties.

No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site), and you're all set.

**This resource is fully editable for your convenience**

This resource covers the following topics:

- The Nervous System

- The Parts of the Nervous System

- Nerves (Neurons)

- Signal Conduction and Transmission

- Nervous System Disorders

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