Lesson 2 – Cytoscape cell phone network

Course:  Integrated Science, Physics, Biotechnology and/or STEM courses

Unit:  Measurement, Scientific Process, and Instrumentation Design


See Standards Addressed for all NGSS, WA State (Science, Math and Literacy), and NOAA Ocean Literacy Education Standards Connections.  In addition to the aligned objectives linked above, for this lesson, here is a breakdown of:

What Students Learn:

  • Scientists use computer programs to analyze networks because networks are often very complex.

What Students Do:

  • Students use the computer program Cytoscape to analyze the cell phone network.