Tag: discussion

  • Analyzing Graphics:  The Carbon Cycle

    Analyzing Graphics: The Carbon Cycle

    This graphic illustrates how atmospheric carbon dioxide is produced during cellular respiration and combustion and then taken up by plants. ¬† Students apply what they have learned about the processes of photosynthesis and respiration to label parts of the graphic an answer questions. ¬†This activity is probably best done as a pair-share activity or a…

  • Zoobiquity – Review and Discussion Questions

    Zoobiquity – Review and Discussion Questions

    I try to read at least one non-fiction book per year to try to keep myself up to date and inspired with new knowledge and advances in medicine.   I have a classroom set of “Stiff” that I require my AP Biology students to read during the unit on anatomy.  Recently, in a graduate class…

  • Simple Experiment to Extract DNA from a Strawberry

    Simple Experiment to Extract DNA from a Strawberry

    Crush strawberries and use detergent to break the cell wall, releasing DNA. Alcohol is then poured slowly over the top of the solution and DNA will rise to the surface.