Analyze this statement: The water cycle is a nonliving component of the environment while the carbon cycle is a living component of the environment. What could be considered correct about this statement, and why would it be correct? What could be considered incorrect about this statement, and why would it be incorrect? How might younger students be confused by this, and how could you correct that misconception?
In what ways are mitosis and meiosis similar? In what ways are they different? How do you see yourself teaching this concept in an elementary classroom? If you have seen this taught, how was it done? Was it effective? Why or why not?