This Unit looks at the reasons humans consume food all the way through to an understanding of functions at the Cellular Level. Microscopy, The Cell and a detailed look at the Digestive System will be investigated.
Topic 1 – Introduction to the Microscope:
In this topic we will look at the parts and functions of the microscope, microscope safety, and preparing a microscope specimen slide.
Microscope-label – Blank Microscope Diagram
using microscope lab – Lab to introduce use of the microscope
How to create a wet mount – A keynote showing you how to make a microscope slide
Onion and Cheek Cell Lab – Instructions for our class looking at onion and cheek cells.
Topic 2 – The Cell
In this topic we will look at the discovery of the cell it’s parts and functions, Differentiation in cells, and Cell Energy Processes.
8Sci_CB_CellsAlive – Textbook assignment for review and further understanding
Case Study Writing Template – This document will help guide you in answering the questions and keeping track of references.
Topic 4 – The Digestive System:
In this topic we will look at the parts and functions of the human digestive system, the process of digestion, and introductory nutritional science.
BioMolecule Paragraphs – Crit B – This activity is designed to help with APA referencing practice
Food Additives – JigSaw Activity: Resources
Helpful Newspaper Articles (open with safari):
Food One World Essay