Reflection: Staircase of Complexity Peer Editing: Integration of Body Systems Essay (Day 2 of 2) - Section 1: Hook - Homeostasis and Respiratory Rate


Many students were able to discuss the respiratory system's efforts to maintain homeostasis through gas exchange and respiration rate, but some students had difficulty conceptualizing how the respiratory functions on a large scale and not just a set of lungs.  This idea needed to be explained in greater detail to assist students to understanding that each body system does not function independently, rather the body is a well-orchestrated machine that integrates all systems to maintain homeostasis.

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Peer Editing: Integration of Body Systems Essay (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 9: Comparative Anatomy and Dissections
Lesson 9 of 10

Objective: SWBAT follow the collaborative peer editing protocol to improve their writing skills.

Big Idea: Students will write across the curriculum to demonstrate how two body systems integrate to maintain homeostasis.

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