This is an animation of ATP function from Biology in Motion.
Type of Material:
Best suited as a pre-lesson, but also could be used as homework in an online or face to face course.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
Students will learn how ATP is used to power reactions in cell using a visual depiction of the ATP/ADP cycle.
Target Student Population:
Lower division undergraduate/non-science majors or high school.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Content is generally accurate
Content is presented in an easy to understand manner using clear, descriptive language
Provides a useful overview of ATP
Not enough detail--the explanation are too simplistic for college
The highly stylized depictions might give some students an inaccurate idea of how ATP works
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Useful as an introduction to ATP for students with little to no background on the subject
Could be used as a pre-lesson assignment or as homework
No learning objectives provided
No way to assess comprehension is included
The layout is somewhat distracting as it includes ads
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
There is only one button to click and it is intuitive
Instructions are clear and easy to follow
The images are accessible and appealing
Consider adding narration to enhance accessibility
The ads interfere with the effective use of the website
Other Issues and Comments:
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