Get Ahead Biology
June 20, 2019
Make a copy of the handout below for each student that goes with this presentation.
Give students 5-7 minutes.
You want this to be a gut reaction and it is fine if students do not finish because they can use ideas they hear from other students at their table
Most groups are finishing here
Provide butcher paper sheets
Have music online
Play - Crocodile Rock - Elton John - simple happy song
Have students count up the number of checks for each response and record the number.
Circulate the class
Share out highest scorers - Remember to combine scores for the same ideas on different posters.
Decide as a class which 5 to select
Put on powerpoint slide for each class
Make posters from Kinkos
Verify with students and students record on the first page of their spiral notebook
Many student confusing observation and inference - Show video to clarify and add on the idea of how important perspective is and how it takes many people to understand the complex problems of today, not just one person’s point of view