Evolution of Metabolism Puzzle Race Lesson Plan

Lesson plan about biological complexity in single and multi-cellular organisms

In this lesson students explore the concepts of evolution, metabolism, multi-cellularity, cooperation, and specialization. 

Used in conjunction with the movie, Our Cells, Our Selves, this activity lets students compete against each other to assemble puzzles or varying difficulties. Students learn about the relationships between the metabolisms of single-celled and multi-cellular organisms and their environments. A class discussion centered around student hypotheses is also included.

Grade Level: 3-6

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Evolution of Metabolism Puzzle Race Lesson Plan