The Bigger, the Better?

Learners find the surface area and volume of cells.  In this surface area and volume of cells lesson, students find the volume and surface area of different shape cell models.  Learners discuss which cells', spherical or cubic, volume and surface area increased at faster rate as the cell's size increased.  Students make a scatter plot comparing the area and volume of the spherical cells to the cubic cells.

9th - 12th Science 6 Views 30 Downloads
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Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
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Year
2001

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