Sexual vs. Asexual Modeling Activity

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Sexual vs. Asexual Modeling Activity

Description

Do you find it difficult to create skills based assessments? Are you working towards developing a more student centered, inquiry based classroom? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then this Sexual vs. Asexual Modeling Activity is for you!

 

Using this Google Slides Sexual vs. Asexual Modeling Activity, students will be prompted to create models that represent the differences in sexual and asexual reproduction using digital manipulatives. There are a few short questions covering the benefits and drawbacks of both sexual and asexual reproduction as well as a rubric included.

 

Who is this resource for?

This resource can be used by classroom teachers, tutors, and parents of students in grades 6-9. It is ideal for students with 1:1 devices and access to Google Slides.

 

How Can I Use this Sexual vs. Asexual Modeling Activity Resource?

  • Emergency Sub Plans
  • An independent work station in a set of stations
  • Flipped Classroom pre-reading
  • Differentiation – Assign this practice as reteaching for students who have yet to show mastery.
  • Homework
  • Creation of independent work for students who are not able to be present for direct instruction.
  • Extension activity for early finishers or for students who show a special interest in the topic
  • Use as a square on a Choice Board

 

What’s Included?

Purchase includes a printable PDF file in color with answer key. On page 2 of this resource you will find a link to a student friendly Google Slide version of this file. You will be able to copy this file and use it with Google Classroom or any other paperless initiative.

 

Please take a look at the preview file to see more of this resource.

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NGSS STANDARDS COVERED BY THIS SEXUAL vs. ASEXUAL MODELING ACTIVITY:

NGSSMS-LS3-2
Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation. Emphasis is on using models such as Punnett squares, diagrams, and simulations to describe the cause and effect relationship of gene transmission from parent(s) to offspring and resulting genetic variation.
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