Monthly Archives: August 2013

#ModBio Workshop Day 11

Agenda: WB Discussion Cellular Respiration Laboratory Simulating Cellular Respiration with MolyMods Exercise 2 – WB & Discuss What Do Plants Eat? Simulating Photosynthesis with MolyMods Do Plants Photosynthesize all the Time? The whiteboard discussion of our Cellular Respiration Laboratory was … Continue reading

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#ModBio Workshop Day 10

Agenda: Teacher Talk: HW Article Unit 3 Teacher Notes CO2 from where? Food or Oxygen Cellular Respiration Laboratory We’ve been taking a shorter lunch all week so that we could leave a little earlier today, hence the short agenda.  Our … Continue reading

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#ModBio Workshop Day 9

Agenda: Group Evolution Model Summary Boards Homework: Discuss Exercise 2 Discuss Test Energy Stations Activity – WB & Discuss Zoom A Vital Commodity Activity – WB & Discuss Exercise 1 – Discuss What is Food Energy Organism View We started … Continue reading

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#ModBio Workshop Day 7

Agenda: Parking Lot AMTA Thirsty Birds Experiments 4-6 Exercise 1 – Natural Selection We started off the day by logging into a free one year membership to the American Modeling Teacher’s Association.  I must admit was nice to finally be … Continue reading

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#ModBio Workshop Day 6

Agenda for the day: Check Seeds Teacher Talk Parking Log HW Articles HW Test Thirsty Birds Experiments 1-3 Lunch Thirsty Birds Experiments 4-6 In the parking lot for today were, as usual, a number of topics.  We discussed how vocabulary … Continue reading

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#ModBio Course Sequence and Storyline

I’ve spent the morning thinking about the sequence of models for my course and developing a storyline for that particular sequence. I really liked the idea of using the characteristics of life as a hub for the course and launching … Continue reading

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#ModBio Workshop Day 5

The Agenda for the Day: Teacher Talk – Parking Lot Discuss Homework Venn diagram Whiteboards Readings: What is a Species? & History of Classification Building a Dichotomous Key of Shoes Salamander Dichotomous Key Practice Classification Model Summary Board Homework Assignments During … Continue reading

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