At a Glance

Discipline

  • STEM
  • Biology

Instructional Level

  • College & CEGEP
  • University

Course

  • 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)

Time

  • Single class period (< 90 mins)

Instructional Purpose

  • Application & knowledge building
  • Assessment & knowledge refinement

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 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.

Instructional Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • List the stages of cellular respiration
  • Explain each stage of cellular respiration
  • Identify where ATP is made in the cell
  • Critically analyze data collected using the scientific method

Workflow & Materials

Workflow

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Contributor's Notes

Edward Awad

Edward Awad

Vanier College, Montreal, QC

Benefits
Challenges
Tips
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.

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