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Develop a model to describe how food is rearranged through chemical reactions forming new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as this matter moves through an organism.

 
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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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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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Cellular Respiration: Do Plants Breathe?

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 measure the pH level of an enclosed system to prove that plants go through cellular respiration!

 
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Plant Specialization: Which Organs Store Food?

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 iodine to determine which plant organs store food as starch!

 
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I Scream, You Scream...

6th Grade Science » Unit: Chemistry and Cooking
6th Grade Science » Unit: Chemistry and Cooking
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students learn the basics of chemistry by making ice cream!

 
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This Lesson is Over-Easy!

6th Grade Science » Unit: Chemistry and Cooking
6th Grade Science » Unit: Chemistry and Cooking
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do eggs and milk turn from a liquid to a solid when they are heated? Isn't it supposed to go the other way? Students learn the science behind this mystery as they denature proteins through the application of heat and chemicals.

 
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Photosynthesis and Cell Respiration Foldable

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

A simple foldable can be a useful study guide.

 
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Cell Respiration - A WISE Activity (Day 4)

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

When bonds are broken, energy is released.

 
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Mitochondria "The Powerhouse of the Cell"

7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

An interactive lesson where students observe Cellular Respiration in Yeast.

 
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Photosynthesis

8th Grade Science » Unit: Cells
8th Grade Science » Unit: Cells
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Use this lesson about photosynthesis to address chemistry and biology concepts.

Standards:
 
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Digestion - Why Do We Eat?

7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Systems & The Human Body
7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Systems & The Human Body
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

After collecting temperature data and reading texts on calories, students use Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning to answer "Why do we eat food?"

 
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Cell Respiration - A WISE Activity (Day 5)

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

When bonds are broken, energy is released.

Standards:
 
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Photosynthesis: Pre-Requisite

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Photosynthesis
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Photosynthesis
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Photosynthesis is an important part of a food chain.

 
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Cellular Respiration - Direct Instruction

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Cellular Respiration
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Cellular Respiration
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Reading a chemical formula can seem like a different language.

 
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Cellular Respiration

8th Grade Science » Unit: Cells
8th Grade Science » Unit: Cells
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This lesson provides students with a review of cellular respiration.

 
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