GCSE Biology or Combined Science Lesson (Foundation or Higher) Grades 4-9
Outcomes from this lesson:
State why plants need nitrogen
Describe usable and unusable forms of nitrogen for plants
Describe the processes that take place in the cycle (fixation, decomposition, nitrification, denitfrication)
Explain the role of microorganisms (bacteria) in the nitrogen cycle
This lesson includes:
Starter (engaging think, pair, share)
Main Activities 1: Student Gap Fill- could be used independently or as a class discussion
Main Activity 2: Students Annotate Cycle Diagram with Processes
Extra Challenge Questions (with answers) for high acheiving groups
Three possible plenary activities depending on your group.
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