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Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to the function.

 
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Cells to Tissues to Organs

7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Body systems are made of tiny parts working together.

 
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Human Body 2.0 - Introducing the Project

7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How would scientists go about redesigning the human creature in order to get the most efficiency out of him?

 
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8 Systems - Blogs

7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students blog to track and communicate their learning experience.

 
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Human Body 2.0 - Brainstorm

7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

My project, my choice.

 
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In and Out of Cells Day 1

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cell Processess
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cell Processess
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What comes in most go out.

 
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Insane in the Membrane

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use soap bubbles to model the function of a cell membrane!

 
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The Incredible Edible Cell

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The students create a model of a cell as they show how different candies can be used as analogies to the structure and function of organelles!

 
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Eggselent Experiment

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students model diffusion and osmosis with eggs! It's more than your typical egg experiment - this lesson models for students how to use the NGSS Crosscutting Concepts to think critically when they read!

 
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Human Body 2.0 - Project Workdays

7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Design challenge project, here is a recipe

 
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Texting On the Celly

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students investigate structure/function relationships as they test different plant and animal organs for carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and sugars!

 
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Membrane Mania

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use garbage bags, wads of paper, and starburst to create different models of cell membranes and diffusion!

 
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Human Body 2.0 - Presentation Day

7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
7th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body 2.0
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

After all the hard work, it's time to demonstrate what's been learned.

 
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pHun with Phenolphthalein

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students dip agar containing phenolphthalein into ammonia revealing hot pink diffusion! Using these colorful cubes students can investigate how surface area to volume ratio affects diffusion in cells!

 
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Introduction to Cells

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells and Organelles
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells and Organelles
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
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Cells are the basic building blocks of life.

 
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Plant vs. Animal Cells

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells and Organelles
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells and Organelles
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All cells are not the same.

 
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