Excretory system: reabsorption   

Vidya Pillai, Shraddha Bhurkunde, Sugat Dabholkar
Biology, Self-directed
4 class periods (35 minutes each)
High School / Freshmen Biology
v2

Overview

This lesson is about reabsorption in nephron. Students will use computational model to study absorption, selective reabsorption and impact of changing lumen size on absorption in kidney.

 

Underlying Pages

Standards

Next Generation Science Standards
  • Life Science
    • [HS-LS1] From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
    • [HS-LS1-3] Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.
Computational Thinking in STEM
  • Data Practices
    • Collecting Data
    • Creating Data
    • Analyzing Data
  • Modeling and Simulation Practices
    • Assessing Computational Models
    • Using Computational Models to Find and Test Solutions
    • Using Computational Models to Understand a Concept

Compatibility


mac

windows

laptops

chrome books

phones

tablets

Credits

Lesson development - Vidya Pillai , Shraddha Bhurkunde, Sugat Dabholkar

 

Topic selection - Vidya Pillai

Illustrations - Shraddha Bhurkunde

Model coding - Sugat Dabholkar

Acknowledgement

We acknowledge the workshop conducted by CoESME , IISER Pune and CCL, Northwestern. We are also thankful for the support provided by Akshara International School. The content used in this lesson is adapted from NCERT textbook, All in one Biology (Arihant Publication), Biology textbook class XI (Pradeep).

video credits - What I've learned (youtube channel) and Shraddha Bhurkunde (Computational Thinking video)