HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms


  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Biochemistry Lab - Metabolism & Food Labels
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    Lab
    Students will analyze their lunch based on the type of biomolecules in the food they would eat. This is a great metabolism lab that lets students relate to the metabolism, biomolecules, monomers and polymers.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
    MS-LS1-7 (Metabolism)
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Yeast Fermentation Lab
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    Lab
    In this yeast fermentation lab, students experiment on how sugar concentration influences the rate of anaerobic respiration (alcoholic fermentation) in yeast. Students also create a control group with not using yeast.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-7
    HS-LS2-3
     
    Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty
  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Worksheet
    Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Worksheet - Venn Diagram
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    Worksheet
    In this photosynthesis and cellular respiration worksheet, students fill in a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the reactants and products of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. Molecules include CO2, O2, H2O, Glucose, ATP, and sunlight as the energy source.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-5
    HS-LS1-7
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Worksheet
    Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Worksheet
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    In this photosynthesis and cellular respiration worksheet, students learn how the reactants and products of photosynthesis and cellular respiration are related. The concepts of autotrophs and heterotrophs are also included.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-5
    HS-LS1-7
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Worksheet
    Lipid Worksheet
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    In this lipid worksheet, students do a deep dive into the structure and functions of different lipids, specifically cell membranes, and triglycerides. The chemical structure of glycerol and fatty acids is provided to build triglycerides and phospholipids. Students also learn about single bonds and double bonds to create saturated vs unsaturated fatty acids.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Worksheet
    Carbohydrate Worksheet
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    Worksheet
    In this carbohydrate worksheet, students will learn about the different types of carbohydrates (monosaccharide, disaccharide, and polysaccharide) and their designation as monomer, dimer, and polymer. The functions and chemical structures of the different carbohydrates are modeled, including dehydration synthesis.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Photosynthesis Lab - Plant Growth in Light and Dark
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    Students will learn how photosynthesis is used by a plant to make sugars by breaking the misconception that photosynthesis is about growing a plant. These sugars are then used to perform cellular respiration to make energy. The sugars are converted into larger molecules like cellulose to help build the structure of plant cells. Students should also recognize that plants grow by cell division.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-4
    HS-LS1-5
    Common Core Standard
    RST: 9.10.3, 9.10.5, 9.10.7, WST: 9.10.1b, 9.10.1e, 9.10.2a, 9.10.7, 9.10.9
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Carbohydrate Modeling Lab - Ball-and-Stick Metabolism
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    Students will learn act out polymerization by performing carbohydrate dehydration synthesis and carbohydrate hydrolysis using chemistry models. Students will also model breaking of one biomolecule to make a different biomolecule. Students will be able to model how polymers are made and how polymers are broken. Students will also be able to describe how the atoms in one macromolecule can be use use to make a different macromolecule.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
    MS-LS1-7 (Metabolism)
    Common Core Standard
    W 9-10.2.D, 9-10.7. RST 9-10.3, 9-10.4, 9-10.7
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Photosynthesis Modeling Lab - Ball-and-Stick
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    Lab
    Students will learn about the inputs and outputs of photosynthesis by building ball and stick chemical models. Students will also experience the law of conservation of matter by breaking CO2 and H2O into Glucose and O2. Students will be able to write a CER answering the question: How are the atoms in carbon dioxide and water related to the glucose molecule and oxygen molecules synthesized in photosynthesis?
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-5
    Common Core Standard
    W 9-10.2.D, 9-10.7. RST 9-10.3, 9-10.4, 9-10.7
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Plant Growth Germination Lab
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    Lab
    The goal of this basic lab is break the misconception that photosynthesis is how plants grow. Students should also learn that plants grow by cell division. Students will be able to move past the misconception that plants use photosynthesis, not cell division, to grow.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-4
    HS-LS1-5
    Common Core Standard
    RST 9.10.3, 9.10.5, 9.10.7, WST 9.10.1b, 9.10.1e, 9.10.2a, 9.10.7, 9.10.9
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Digestive System Lab: What Happens When You Eat
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    Lab
    These six digestive system labs have students increasing their knowledge of how digestion occurs in the human body. Students will identify organs involved in performing digestion and eat time they eat.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-2
    HS-LS1-6
    MS-LS1-3 (HBS)
    MS-LS1-7 (Metabolism)
     
    Published by Kelly Ludwig
  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Macromolecule Lab - Organic Compound Mystery
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    Lab
    In this macromolecule lab, students learn about the three food-based biomolecules by testing for triglycerides, glucose, starch, and proteins. Students will use indicator solutions like test strips, paper bag stain test, iodine, and Biuret solution. Students experiment on the following mystery substances: vegetable oil, glucose, corn starch, powdered egg whites, and water.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Plant Growth Homeostasis Lab
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    Lab
    Students will learn how to disrupt homeostasis in plants and use this disruption to understand biological processes. Students will be able to integrate how many processes are involved for plants to grow. Students will be able to design a guided inquiry experiment.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-3
    HS-LS1-4
    HS-LS1-5
    HS-LS1-6
    HS-LS1-7
    Common Core Standard
    RST 9.10.3, 9.10.5, 9.10.7, WST 9.10.1b, 9.10.1e, 9.10.2a, 9.10.7, 9.10.9
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Rate of Photosynthesis Lab
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    Lab
    Students perform a simple experiment of photosynthesis using Elodea, baking soda, water and a lamp. The amount of bubbles are counted per minute.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-5
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    The Effects of Light and Temperature on the Growth and Development of Plants Lab
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    Lab
    Students learn how visible light constitutes only a small part of the spectrum of radiant energy. Light can be separated into a variety of colors if passed through a prism. Certain colors correspond to different wavelengths of the light present. Certain wavelengths are reflected by plant pigments and others are absorbed. When plants are grown in different wavelengths and temperature variations, the size, color and the length of their growth processes are affected.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-5
     
    Published by Minnie L. Robinson
  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Cell Membrane Lab: Vitamin E and Aging of Cells
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    Lab
    In this cell membrane lab, students learn how Vitamin E inhibits the oxidation of phospholipid and glycolipid molecules in cell membranes. Students then take this concept further with predicting ways to save humans from several life threatening problems revolved around the cell membrane and the immune system.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
     
    Published by Kelly Ludwig
  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Worksheet
    Metabolism Worksheet
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    Worksheet
    In this metabolism worksheet, students match metabolism vocabulary to the types of food they eat. The concepts of dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis are also included.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
    MS-LS1-7 (Metabolism)
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Project
    How Matter & Energy Moves Through The Ecosystem Project
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    Project
    In this carbon cycle project, students will model how a carbon atom makes a round trip from a person through the atmosphere and ecosystem and end finally back in the same person. This carbon cycle project video covers concepts like photosynthesis, consumption, cellular respiration, carbon reservoirs, and the 10% rule for energy flow.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-5
    HS-LS1-7
    HS-LS2-4
    MS-LS2-3 (Cycles & Energy Flow)
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Carbohydrate Lab
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    Lab
    The goal of this carbohydrate lab is for students to test for the presence of carbohydrate monomers and carbohydrate polymers in food. Students experiment with different unknown substances (baby food, cereal, milk, etc) and test if they are composed of monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Worksheet
    Biomolecule Worksheet
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    Worksheet
    Students answer introductory questions about the four main biomolecules. Topics include carbohydrates, mono - poly saccharides, lipids, saturated, proteins, amino acids, nucleic acids, polymers and monomers.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Project
    DNA to Me Lyrics Project
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    Project
    In this protein synthesis project, students will write a poem or music lyrics about DNA, protein synthesis, and phenotypes. This DNA project is a culmination of what students who have already learned about DNA structure, DNA base pairing, genes, transcription, translation, and phenotypes.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-1
    HS-LS1-6
    HS-LS3-1
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Photosynthesis Modeling Lab
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    Lab
    In this photosynthesis modeling lab, students act out the three parts of photosynthesis: photosystem 2, photosystem 1, and the Calvin cycle. Students at the end of the lab will learn the chemical formula for photosynthesis, how CO2 is used to build glucose and why oxygen gas is released as a waste product. This photosynthesis modeling lab is great for visual and kinesthetic learners.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-5
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Lipid Lab - Hydrogen Bonding
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    Students examine the properties of water by dropping water onto a penny. Students will be able to explain how the cell membrane, a lipid, can be used to separate the cell from its environment in order to run its own metabolism.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lecture
    Biomolecules Lecture Notes
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    Lecture
    This PowerPoint is an introduction to making polymers from monomers (dehydration synthesis) and breaking of polymers into monomers (hydrolysis). The notes also focus on converting one macromolecule into different macromolecule.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lecture
    Bioenergetics Lecture Notes
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    Lecture
    An introduction to cellular respiration, photosynthesis and ATP and ADP. The goal of the notes is help student make the connection about the inputs and outputs of photosynthesis and cellular respiration.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-5
    HS-LS1-7
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Test / Quiz
    DNA Structure Quiz
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    Test
    With this DNA structure quiz, students’ knowledge of the structure of DNA is assessed. Topics include double helix, nucleotide monomers, DNA polymers, nucleic acids biomolecules, DNA replication, complementary strands and base pairing, deoxyribose sugar and phosphate backbone, and nitrogen bases, adenine, guanine, cytosine, thymine.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
    HS-LS3-1
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Cellular Respiration Modeling Lab
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    Lab
    In this cellular respiration modeling lab, students act out the three parts of cellular respiration: glycolysis, electron transport chain, and the Kreb cycle. Students at the end of the lab will learn the chemical formula for cellular respiration, how ATP is synthesized using NADH and FADH2, and why acetyl Co-A is broken down and CO2 gas is released as a waste product. This cellular respiration modeling lab is great for visual and kinesthetic learners.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-7
    HS-LS2-3
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Lab Experiment
    Tracing Carbon Through an Ecosystem Lab
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    Lab
    In this activity students shift to following a pulse of 500 carbon atoms through all the carbon pools in an ecosystem, considering the carbon transforming processes (eating, digestion, biosynthesis, photosynthesis, cellular respiration and death/defecation) that move atoms from one pool to another. They see how the pattern they observed in Lesson 2—the organic matter pyramid—emerges from these carbon-transforming processes.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-5
    HS-LS1-7
    HS-LS2-4
    MS-LS2-3 (Cycles & Energy Flow)
     
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  • HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms Worksheet
    Organic Carbon Pools in Other in Ecosystems Worksheet
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    Worksheet
    Students consider different ecosystems that have different amounts of organic carbon to begin to think about carrying capacity.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS2-4
    MS-LS2-3 (Cycles & Energy Flow)
     
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