Cell Talk

Kari Rich
Grade Level: 
National Science Education Standards: 
Standard A: Science as Inquiry - Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry - Understandings about scientific inquiry Standard C: Life Science - The cell - The behavior of organisms Standard E: Science and Technology - Understandings about science and technology Standard F: Science in Personal and Social Perspectives - Personal and community
In this lesson, students will show their understanding of cellular communication by creating experiments to demonstrate diffusion and osmosis and a representation of endocytosis. The lesson also incorporates discussion and animations of passive and active transport, introduces students to the Engineering Grand Challenge: Reverse Engineer the Brain, and relates basic cellular transport to the function of prosthetic devices as a real life application.
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