In this lesson plan, the student will use the AgentSheets model and identify a relationship between medicine compounds and the cell receptors, determine the success of a cell receptor binding to a medicine molecule by using the binomial probability equation and explain and justify their results publicly in a gallery walk.
Content Standard(s) addressed: NYS Living Environment Standards - 3.1a, 1.2j. Next Generation Science Standards – HS-LS1-2 NYS Chemistry Standards – 3.1ff Common Core Standards ELA-Literacy. RST.9-10.7 Mathematics Common Core- S-MD: 2,6,7, S-IC: 2, 5, F-IF: 4. Mathematic Practices- 1, 2, 4.
The primary file is a lesson plan, accompanied by supplemental files. In the supplemental zipped files, you will find:
- Student worksheets
- Lesson plan
- Powerpoint presentations
Ramos, Carolina; Sanford, Morgan; Lauffer, Steven; and Krebs, David, "How Do Medications Work in our Bodies?" (2014). Lesson Plans. 341.