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Blood Vessels Treasure Hunt

11-13 yrs old

14-18 yrs old

Science

NPC's distributed around the map ask the students questions. The students go into rooms according to the answer they think is right.

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Submitted By: Noa Lahav

April 7, 2017

Skills

  • Creativity
  • Communication
  • Collaboration

External References

World Map
https://doc.co/axpreT

This is a treasure hunt designed for learning about the blood vessels. Please email me at supervxn@gmail.com for any comments or questions. Thanks!

Supporting Files

Lesson plan


Learning Objectives

  • 1. The students will recognize the structures of the blood vessels: Arteries, Veins and Capillaries. 2. The students will relate the structures of the arteries, veins and capillaries to their functions. 3. The students will create a representation of these blood vessels. 4. The students will evaluate the work of their peers. 5. The students will improve their critical thinking skills.

Guiding Ideas

• Students will be working in groups of five.

• The task is a treasure hunt – The objective is to build models of the arteries, veins and capillaries.

Student Activities

 

1. NPC's distributed around the map ask the students questions.

2. The students go into rooms according to the answer they think is right.

3. If they select a correct room, they will find a treasure chest filled with items.

4. The students may select items they would like to use for their models.

5. To get out of any room, the students must "pay" 10 diamonds to operate the door.

6. The students will create a portfolio using the camera.

7. They will present their work to the class and explain why they selected each of the items to build their model.

8. Each team member will evaluate every other team members’ collaboration.

 

Performance Expectations

• Scientific knowledge: accurate description of the blood vessels and their functions – 30%

• Presentation: clear and articulate explanations – 30%

• Creativity: The use of original materials and structures- 20%

• Teamwork: a weighted score of the teacher’s and the team members’ scoring (see the survey link).

Skills

  • Creativity
  • Communication
  • Collaboration

External References

World Map
https://doc.co/axpreT

This is a treasure hunt designed for learning about the blood vessels. Please email me at supervxn@gmail.com for any comments or questions. Thanks!

Supporting Files

Lesson plan


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