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PROJECT-BASED-LEARNING (PBL) PLANNING - PROJECT OVERVIEW


FLUID MOSAIC MODEL OF THE CELL MEMBRANE
Duration:
Pre-Diploma Biology
Grade:
Teacher(s)

Project idea:
Summary of the issue(s),
challenge(s), investigation(s) or
problem(s)

The challenge is to present the FLUID MOSAIC MODEL OF THE CELL MEMBRANE in a comprehensibl
model(s) or other device(s), that can be held in the hands. This means resourcing and understa
membrane biochemistry and model theory. The aim is to convert an idea and concept into somethi

Focus Question:
Content (syllabus):

CAN THE FLUID MOSAIC MODEL BE CONVERTED INTO A TANGIBLE THING WHICH I CAN HO
Unit 2.2.2 - Cystic fibrosis; Why is CF mucus so sticky?

Skills:

Products and Outcomes:

Critical thinking
Oral communication
Research
Use of technology
(Experimental) planning and design
Practical manipulative skills

Problem solving
Analysis of data
Collaboration
Transfer of information from one f
Data collection

Group:
Individual:

1. Model(s) or device(s) of cell membrane (completed Friday 8th May) 2. Oral descriptio
device, including a discussion of the problems faced in its constrution (Friday 8th May) 3. Test
April

Presentation to:

Class/Group

School

Specialists

Community

Staf

Parents

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PROJECT-BASED-LEARNING (PBL) PLANNING - PROJECT SPECIFICS
Expected prior knowledge: The cell membrane as a layer around cells and organelles, which can control what passes through
Entry 'event' to launch project: Membrane Powerpoint(s) (available on Year 10 Biology Blog)
Quizzes, tests:
Assessments Formative
Assessments

Plans/Outlines: Mon 27th April (Objective B)


(during
Blog Notes: Shared Monday 4th May (Objective

A)
project)

Summative
Assessments
(end of
project)

Resources
required

Reflection

Materials:
Equipment:
Chemicals:
Rooms/Labs:
On-line:

Journal/Log:
Drafts:
Checklists:

Bibliographies:

Graphs/Stats:

Oral presentation: Friday 8th May (Obj C)

Written presentation:

Construction/Model: Friday 8th May (Obj C)

Test/Exam: Monday 11th April (

Exp. Inv. Write-up:

Poster, etc:

Self evaluation:

Peer evaluation:

Materials necessary for construction of model

B-lab & C-Lab


Year 10 Biology Blog and whatever other internet resources necessary

Group

Focus group:

Whole class discussion:

Fishbowl discussion:

Individual

Journal/Log:
Open-ended questions:

Survey:

Prepared and adapted by John Osborne, using a template available from Buck Institute for Education: www.bie.org

Completion of evaluation format

ECT OVERVIEW
27th April to 8th Muy
uration:
Year 10
rade:
John Osborne
eacher(s)

RANE in a comprehensible way by means of


resourcing and understanding cell
and concept into something tangible.

THING WHICH I CAN HOLD IN MY HAND?

solving
of data
tion
of information from one form to another
ection

May) 2. Oral description of the model or


iday 8th May) 3. Test on Monday 11th
Parents

On-line

JECT SPECIFICS

rol what passes through it.

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tats:

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m: Monday 11th April (Objective A)

c:

uation:

ass discussion:

on of evaluation format