Reflection: Backwards Planning Investigating Photosynthesis with Algae (Part 2/2) - Section 2: Hook/Check for Understanding


In this reflection, I explain the importance of activating students prior knowledge.  By making students commit to a claim (even if they are wrong), student will be better able to explain the results of the lab.  I will also discuss the possible types of data students could collect and what that data could mean.

  Backwards Planning: The Importance of Activating Prior Knowledge
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Investigating Photosynthesis with Algae (Part 2/2)

Unit 7: Photosynthesis
Lesson 2 of 4

Objective: Students will determine the rate of respiration and photosynthesis of algae.

Big Idea: What a bright idea! Light energy is trapped and converted into chemical energy during photosynthesis.

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Photosynthesis, Science, Chemical Energy, light energy, Developing and Using Models, Energy and Matter
  79 minutes
synechococcus cyanobacteria cultures
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