Cell Membrane and Cellular Transport

West Haven Public Schools

Unit Planning Organizer

Subject:  Biology                                       Grade:  9

Unit: 2 Cell Membrane and Cellular Transport      

Pacing:  2 weeks

Essential Question(s):

How does the structure of the cell membrane affect cell transport?  (The structure of the cell membrane and its purpose in permeability.)

Big Idea(s):

The structure of the cell membrane and its purpose in permeability.

 

CT State Standards (includes West Haven’s “Priority” GLES’s in BOLD and “Supporting” Standards)

10.1:

D.30 Explain the role of the cell membrane in supporting cell functions.

 

“Unwrapped” Concepts and Skills, and Bloom Levels (BL)

Concepts(Need to Know)

Skills(Able to Do)

BL

 

  • Cell membrane structure

 

 

  • Cell membrane and cell functions

 

 

 

  • Identify

 

 

  • Relationship

 

 

3

 

 

4

 

 

 

Assessments

Common Formative Pre- Assessment (Followed by Data Team Analysis):

See attached

“Dipsticks” (Informal Progress Monitoring Checks):

See attached

Common Formative Post- Assessment (Followed by Data Team Analysis):

See attached

Instructional Planning

Suggested Resources/Materials:

·        Biology Book Chapter 7 (Transport)

·        Graphic organizers/foldables

·        Cell membrane visual

o   Magnetic kit

o   Phospholipid Demo

·        Balloon and vanilla extract demonstration

·        Iodine & Bag Lab

·        Potato and Sugar solution Lab

·        Iodine & Petri dish lab http://intranet.landmark.edu/ctolman/osmosis.htm

·        Sports drink (dry lab) http://www.footy4kids.co.uk/sports_drink.htm

·        Scallion demonstration

Suggested Research-based Effective Instructional Strategies:

·        Whole group (lectures/notes/discussion) (Q&A)

·        Small group

·        Partners

·        Individual

·        Smartboard

·        Powerpoint

·        Computer lab

·        Concepts in Motion  (biologygmh.com)

 

 

Vocabulary/Word Wall

Enrichment/Extension

Interdisciplinary Connections

Cell membrane

Phospholipids

Cholesterol

Passive transport

Osmosis

Diffusion

Active transport

Endocytosis

Exocytosis

Selective permeability

Isotonic

Hypertonic

Hypotonic

Hydrophilic

Hydrophobic

Research cholesterol levels

Industrial uses of filtration

Human body connections to filtration

Gates around a house