Reflection: Debate Cells: The Basic Building Blocks of Living Things - Section 2: Engage


One of the great parts of this lesson was the invisible cell activity.  This formative assessment which I used to asses student prior knowledge created a debate amongst students that I wasn't expecting.  Students were really passionate about what the order of the objects should be.  The next time I teach this lesson I will allow more time for discussion since it was a great teaching and learning opportunity.

  Discussion and Misconceptions
  Debate: Discussion and Misconceptions
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Cells: The Basic Building Blocks of Living Things

Unit 1: From Molecules to Organisms: The Cell
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Objective: SWBAT support a claim that cells are the building blocks of living things by using evidence from various sources.

Big Idea: What does your house plant, pet, and grandma have in common? Let's learn and explore.

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