The students will have to construct an argument that claims that bacteria are both helpful and harmful. The students will be asked to complete learning activities based on PBS Learning Media videos. The students will complete a persuasive essay as a culminating assessment.
How are bacteria helpful and harmful?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
Digital Device for students (PC, Laptop, Chromebook, tablet, or iPad, etc.)
Cloud File Storage (Google Drive, iCloud, One Drive, or Dropbox, etc.)
Digital Productivity Software (Google Suite, Microsoft Office, etc.)
If digital services are not available, then the following can be used in their place:
Large Chart Paper
- 7.L.3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of how the levels of organization within organisms support the essential functions of life.
- 7.L.3A Cells are the most basic unit of any living organism. All organisms are composed of one (unicellular) or many cells (multicellular) and require food and water, a way to dispose of waste, and an environment in which they can live in order to surv...