A Constructivist Version of the Snail & Elodea Lab


  • Jul 31 2010 6:01 PM

    Wendy Marsters

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In this Access Excellence activity, students work with snails and sprigs of Elodea to test hypotheses about whether or not each gives off carbon dioxide. They draw conclusions from their observations then create mini-environments in an attempt to form a self-sustaining system.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Ecology & Ecosystems, Science, Life Sciences


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Administrators, Teachers, Parents


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Cooperative Learning