Implementing Common Core at CHS
Enzymes!: Students research specific enzyme structure and
function and then develop a product to advertise using that
- Organelle Campaign: Students organize and run a campaign for an organelle, hoping to win the votes for Most Important Organelle.
City!: Students research structure and function of organelles
in a plant cell and create a 3D model of a city as an analogous
- Corporeal Adventures: Students produce a marketing campaign for a travel agency highlighting travel tours through five human body systems.
Students take on roles as forensic scientists to solve criminal
Camera, Action!: Students work in teams to produce stop motion
videos or animations of biological processes.
Created by Shannon Muskopf, students research evolution and create
a website to explain the theory and answer misconceptions for
other students. Click on the following links for examples of
Extra!: Students research scientists, inventions, and current
events to create a newspaper online.
Heroes: Students research the Greek gods of Mount Olympus, as
well as ancient and modern heroes to choose the crew for Ulysses'
ship for his travels home from Troy.
Dissection 101: Created by Ryan Anderson, students look at
advertising techniques and create their own ad based on what they
Imitates Art: Based on William Golding's Lord of the Flies,
students are stranded on a tropical island and must put together a
survival manual, map of the island from the book, and two poster -
one about a shell and the other about laws or rules that will be
followed while on the island.
About Poetry: Students research eight different types of
poetry and produce a portfolio with either original work or
favorite examples of each type.
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