Sequence: Understanding Cellular Respiration through Inquiry-Based Learning

Sequence Information
Sequence: Understanding Cellular Respiration through Inquiry-Based Learning
Description:
Title: Understanding Cellular Respiration through Inquiry-Based Learning

Subject: Biology

Objective:

Students will be able to develop an understanding of cellular respiration and its significance in living organisms through an inquiry-based learning activity.

Materials:


    Access to scientific articles, videos, and diagrams related to cellular respiration (see initial video in the Shared Resources activity.)




Procedure:

I. Introduction (10 minutes)


    The instructor will introduce the topic of cellular respiration and its significance in living organisms.
    The instructor will pose the guiding question for the inquiry-based learning activity: "How does cellular respiration occur in living organisms?"


II. Inquiry Process (30 minutes)


    Students will work in small groups to explore the topic of cellular respiration using the provided resources.
    Students will take notes on their findings and develop their understanding of cellular respiration.


III. Research and Analysis (30 minutes)


    Students will conduct further research and analysis on cellular respiration to answer the guiding question.
    Students will compare and contrast the different types of cellular respiration (aerobic and anaerobic) and their significance in different organisms.


IV. Group Discussion (30 minutes)


    The class will reconvene for a group discussion where students can share their findings and insights.
    The instructor will provide discussion prompts to facilitate the conversation.


V. Reflection -  (20 minutes)


    Students individually will reflect on the inquiry process and what they have learned about cellular respiration.
    Students will write a brief reflection or participate in a class discussion to share their thoughts.


 

Assessment Guidelines



    Participation: Assess students' participation in the inquiry-based learning activity, including their engagement with the provided resources, contributions to group and class discussions, and willingness to ask questions and seek feedback.


    Understanding: Evaluate students' understanding of cellular respiration, including their ability to explain the process and its significance in living organisms, compare and contrast the different types of cellular respiration, and analyze the impacts of cellular respiration on living organisms and the environment.


    Critical Thinking: Assess students' critical thinking skills, including their ability to apply knowledge to real-world situations, analyze and evaluate scientific information, and synthesize ideas and perspectives from different sources.


    Reflection: Evaluate students' reflections on the inquiry-based learning process, including their ability to articulate how the process helped them develop their understanding of cellular respiration and the significance of the process in living organisms.


    Creativity: Encourage students to apply their understanding of cellular respiration in creative ways, such as developing visual aids or analogies to explain the process to others.


    Communication: Assess students' ability to communicate their understanding of cellular respiration and its significance in living organisms through written or oral presentations.

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Audience: College - University
Subjects: Biology
Language: English
LAMS Version: 4.6
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Authored By:   Chelsea Bullock
Date: 04 May 2023 03:29 AM
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