Monday, March 20, 2017

Using "Kahoot!" to Review

Students in 6th grade had a fun time reviewing cell organelles using the review game "Kahoot!".

What is Kahoot!?

A Kahoot is a collection of questions on specific topics. Created by teachers, students, business-people and social users, they are asked in real-time, to an unlimited number of “players”, creating a social, fun and game-like learning environment.  Source

12 Ways to Use Kahoot! In your classroom.

"What a fun time showing what we know!" ~ Christian D.

"I want to play this everyday!" ~ Lily S.

"I didn't really know I knew all of this stuff."  ~ Liam G.

Next Generation Science Standards - 6th Grade - Cells

Investigate and explain the components of the scientific theory of cells (cell theory); all organisms are composed of cells (single-celled or multi-cellular), all cells come from pre-existing cells, and cells are the basic unit of life.
Recognize and explore how cells of all organisms undergo similar processes to maintain homeostasis, including extracting energy from food, getting rid of waste, and reproducing..
Compare and contrast the structure and function of major organelles of plant and animal cells.  Including cell wall, cell membrane, nucleus, cytoplasm, chloroplasts, mitochondria, and vacuoles.

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