At a Glance


  • Biology

Instructional Level

  • College & CEGEP
  • University


  • General Biology II
  • Cellular Biology

Tasks in Workflow

Social Plane(s)

  • Individual
  • Group

Type of Tasks

  • Solving problems
  • Reading
  • Taking a quiz & test

Technical Details

Useful Technologies

  • Clickers

Class size

  • Small (20-49)


Single class period (< 90 mins)

Instructional Purpose

  • Assessment & knowledge refinement
  • Application & knowledge building

Socio Affective Engagement

  • Array
  • Array


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

Contributor's Notes

Edward Awad
Edward Awad

Vanier College, Montreal, QC


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


  • Monitoring the progress of the groups while providing support.


  • Circulate and help students while they work.


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