Reflection: Perseverance Plant vs. Animal Cells - Section 2: Explore

 

In a sort, it is very tempting for the teacher to provide a little bit too much guidance. You want to make sure not to point out what might be obvious to you, and let the students guide the conversation.

As I am looking at the students working I might ask things like "What is the rule you used to place these cards (never just one since it immediately just jumps to the other side) under plants?", "Why do you think these belong here and not there?", or "Which one of the cards would you say is (nails, skin, onion, cheeks), why?" Being correct is not what I am looking for, but rather to challenge the students' thinking to go deeper and look for evidence that supports their answer.

  Don't do the thinking for them
  Perseverance: Don't do the thinking for them
Loading resource...
 

Plant vs. Animal Cells

Unit 3: Cells and Organelles
Lesson 2 of 6

Objective: Students will be able to differentiate between plant and animal cells, and identify the three principles of cell theory.

Big Idea: All cells are not the same.

  Print Lesson
65 teachers like this lesson
plantanimal
 
1
2
3
Similar Lessons
 
Microscope Practice
7th Grade Science » Understanding Our Cells
Big Idea: Many things are too small to see without the use of the microscope. What do you see when you use a microscope?
  Favorites(13)
  Resources(14)
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
Deborah Gaff
 
Animal Research and Nicotine Toxicity
High School Science » The Brain and Toxins (Drugs and Environmental)
Big Idea: Animal models are used to produce reliable data which predict the responses of humans to nicotine in the body.
  Favorites(1)
  Resources(24)
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
Tamica Stubbs
 
Cells: The Basic Building Blocks of Living Things
7th Grade Science » From Molecules to Organisms: The Cell
Big Idea: What does your house plant, pet, and grandma have in common? Let's learn and explore.
  Favorites(115)
  Resources(34)
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
John Cerezo
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close