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In today's lab you will evaluate the research projects produced by peers and begin research for Unit 2 as time allows.
Exercise I. Oral presentations with questions and group discussion.
Exercise II. Peer Review: Share reports and evaluate.
Exercise III. Start Research for Unit 2.
Exercise I. Oral Presentations & Questions
Procedure: Each group with have 3 minutes to discuss their report. Following the short oral summary questions will be taken from the class. Each group must ask at least one question. General results will be recorded on the board. Following the mini-presentations, complete Exercise I in the notebook guide.
STOP! This exercise can be done at home, virtually, over the next week. If your report needs lots of work before you turn it in for a final grade, take the rest of your time in lab to plan with your group and discuss questions with your TA.
In Unit 2, you will be constructing your own hypotheses and developing your own experimental designs to test the affect of different variables on metabolism, specifically on the rate of cellular respiration in crayfish and the rate of photosynthesis in active chloroplasts. Unlike in Unit 1, you will be conducting your own literature search for information of these topics. To get us started you will asked to list 5 relevant articles in your Lab 5 Notebook Entry. This is where we will pick up when we start Unit 2.
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