Cellular Respiration -- Jodi Evans



In this lesson students will learn the importance of cellular respiration, specifically aerobic respiration and anaerobic respiration. Included are two activities that demonstrate aerobic respiration in cells.

Lesson Time

70 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand the difference between aerobic and anaerobic respiration.
  • Students will be able to provide the chemical equation for respiration and explain the role of mitochondria in respiration.
  • Students will be able to identify that respiration begins with the breakdown of glucose through a process called glycolysis.
  • Students will understand the importance of cellular respiration in its creation of cellular energy in the form of ATP.

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