At a Glance

Discipline

  • Biology

Instructional Level

  • College & CEGEP
  • University

Course

  • General Biology II
  • Cellular Biology

Tasks in Workflow

Social Plane(s)

  • Individual
  • Group
  • Whole Class

Type of Tasks

  • Discussing
  • Solving problems
  • Reading
  • Taking a quiz & test

Technical Details

Useful Technologies

  • Clickers

Class size

  • Small (20-49)

Time

Single class period (< 90 mins)

Purpose

  • Application & practice

Overview

In this activity students explore data from a study of cellular respiration. Outside of class, students prepare for the exercise by viewing a video (see below) and taking a brief online quiz. In class, they are provided with a table of results and work in groups to answer a series of questions.

Watch YouTube video - Cellular Respiration Bioflix

Instructional Objectives

  • To become familiar with cellular respiration and how it can be quantified.
  • To analyze data and produce a graph.

Workflow & Materials

Activity Workflow

Let There Be Light! ATP and Cellular respiration

Download

Table of Results With Answers

Worksheet

Download

Concepts and Learning Outcomes

Teacher Instructions

Download

Contributor's Notes

Edward Awad
Edward Awad

Vanier College, Montreal, QC

Benefits

  • It increases student engagement with the material by allowing them to work at their own pace.
  • It maximizes free time in class.

Challenges

  • Monitoring the progress of the groups while providing support.

Tips

  • Circulate and help students while they work.

Applied Strategies

  1. 1
    Problem-Based Learning

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