Thursday, May 12, 2016

Cell Mini-Lessons

     This week we have been finishing the rest of our cell mini-lessons! One group had questions that we had to answer and if we got it right we got to try to kick a ball into a garbage can to earn points. Another group had people stand around a "organelle" trying to block them from getting hit by flying balls. One of my favorite lessons was where we all stood in circle and linked arms to act as a cell wall. Then the people in the middle tried to get out by ramming into our arms. Only a couple people got out. Another one of my favorites was when we tried to get "food and energy" aka beads and gummy worms, out of this really thick and sticky goo. Then we had to separate the pieces into different buckets that were hidden outside. The last one I will talk about is when someone made a kahoot. A kahoot is an online program where you create questions and answers and the other people have to answer them using their own computer.  To get points you have to be the quickest person to answer and get it correct.  Please comment on other ideas that we could teach with. Also comment on fun facts that you know and anything that you want us to talk about.

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  1. The cell is one of the most amazing building blocks ever designed! I love the hands on activities your science class does to help you learn the parts of a cell and the function. What did you learn about the cell that you didn't know before your various games/experiments? Jodi Johnson

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    1. I learned that the cell is made up of many different things, but before we did the lessons I only thought that the cell was not made up of anything.

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    2. I knew nothing about cells except that they had protection and the fact that they existed.

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  2. The cell is one of the most amazing building blocks ever designed! I love the hands on activities your science class does to help you learn the parts of a cell and the function. What did you learn about the cell that you didn't know before your various games/experiments? Jodi Johnson

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    1. Some things that I learned about the cell are that the cell is made up of a lot more things then it just being a cell. Like before I didn't know that a cell had a nucleus, cell wall, and a cell membrane. So I think that it is cool that I learned that.

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  3. Cells are so amazingly simple and complex at the same time. You are so lucky to get to try all these techniques to learn about cells. What activity do you think helped you learn the most? I was always amazed to learn how strong cells are. They keep everything together and know exactly what hey are supposed to do.

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    1. I really liked the one where we linked arms and the people in the middle tried to get out. I also thought that the one where you have to try to get your partner to guess a certain word was a good one. You had to explain what the cell part did in order for your partner to guess it.

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