Biology, High School
April 20, 2022 Classroom Resources, Curriculum
This high school Biology unit focuses on the inquiry question, “What is the relationship between changing environments and changing organisms?” This 2 week unit supports students’ engineering/science practices while developing students’ science reading skills. The unit supports the NGSS Science and Engineering Practices of Developing and Using Models and Planning and Carrying out Investigations. This helps students relate photosynthesis and cellular respiration to themselves and understand the importance of the processes. This unit draws on the Reading Apprenticeship instructional framework and classroom routines including partner sharing, Talking to the Text, questioning, and identifying key ideas.