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Animals | Activity 6.1

Activity 6.1: Explaining Other Examples of Animals Growing, Moving, and Functioning (50 min)

Students practice answering the Three Questions for mealworms, fish, dogs, birds, and people using modified Explanations Tools for biosynthesis, digestion, and cellular respiration.

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Setup

Prepare several copies of each version of 6.1 Explaining Other Examples of Animals Growing, Moving, and Functioning, so that there is one for each student. Gather the class results poster and spreadsheet from Activity 3.2, as well as their completed copies of 1.2 Expressing Ideas Tool for Animals Growing and 3.3 Evidence-Based Arguments Tool for Mealworms Eating. Prepare a computer and a projector to display the PPT.

Directions

1. Use the instructional model to show students where they are in the course of the unit.

Assessment

Use 6.1 Grading Explaining Other Examples of Animals Growing, Moving, and Functioning to grade the explanation tools. Although the animals are different, the answers should be similar across all the animals.