Fantastic Voyage of Circulation:  Oxygen Exchange at the Cellular Level.
Grade(s): 9-12
Subject(s): Biology
Number of Students: 36
Objectives: While developing a basic understanding of circulation pathways between the heart, lungs, arteries and veins, students use a model based on evidence to illustrate the relationships between systems and how the oxygen molecule moves and operates within it.


Essential Question: Identify the role of a red blood cell and the role it plays in respiration as a single cell moves through the many components of the circulatory system.
Guiding Questions: How do the heart and lungs work together to supply oxygen rich blood to the rest of our body?
Vocabulary:
Heart
Lungs
Artery
Vein
Capillaries
Thermoregulation
Hemoglobin
Red Blood Cell


NGSS
CCSS ELA
ISTE Standards
HS-LS1-7: Use a model to illustrate that cellular respiration is a chemical process whereby the bonds of food molecules and oxygen molecules are broken and the bonds in new compounds are formed resulting in a net transfer of energy.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.5
6c :
Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.





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