Lesson Plan

Energy in living things

Foundations on the digestive, respiratory and circulatory system, nutrients and energy
Tony D.
Classroom teacher
UWCSEA
Singapore,
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My Grades 6, 7, 8
My Subjects Science
Digitial Citizenship and EdTech Mentor
Objectives
  • Explain the importance of a balanced diet
  • Explain the role of the digestive system to support cellular respiration.
  • Explain the role of the breathing system to support cellular respiration.
  • Explain that  cellular respiration is a process that releases stored energy from glucose.
Subjects
Science
biology
energy
Grades 6 - 8
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 PRE-ASSESS KNOWLEDGE

Create a quiz about nutrition with some specific questions addressing vocabulary such as carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, minerals, fibre, energy, glucose...

Share Quiz: SOC-3718904

Run the quiz and analyze the results to see the parts the students are familiar and the ones you need to reinforce the content through the unit

Student Instructions

Join the room number and complete the quiz

2 LEARN

Google Drive
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Keynote
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Presentation about the different concepts of the unit

Some clip videos and questions related to them

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B6S998W8JQeLeUxvbDdEMFE4T1E

Student Instructions

Students complete some worksheets after the presentation

3 HOOK

BrainPop
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Run any of the quizzes available on Nutrition, Digestion or Energy in living things (different levels of difficulty)

Brainpop animations + activities available (Digestion, Nutrition, Cellular respiration and Respiratory System)

Student Instructions

Log into kahoot.it with GAME PIN (whatever you get)

Brainpop time (independ work as there are activities linked to the animations)