Biology Teacher Resources

Bring learning to life with this diverse array of teacher resources. Grow your learners' intrigue as they dissect all that lives within and around them.
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Life Cycle

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine and compare the life cycles of a variety of different animals. They analyze photos of animals and discuss any unique body parts and why those parts function they way they do. Next, they observe mealworms and...
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Students Solutions - Saving Our Surroundings

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the environmental impact of humans on the plants and animals in their state. In this environmental impact instructional activity, students use digital cameras to photograph plants and animals in their state. Students...
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Cell Organelles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore biology by researching living cells. In this living organism lesson, students participate in a role-playing activity in which all the young scholars in class form one plant cell by portraying specific parts of a...
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Big on Blubber: How do Whales Stay Warm?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore biology by conducting a science experiment in class. In this whale anatomy lesson, students identify the use of whale blubber for the animal to stay warm in cold waters while utilizing ice, vegetable oil, plastic bags...
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Being Alike Is Also Really Being Different

For Teachers K
Students conduct research about a multitude of different organisms. They attempt to find the similarities and differences in the animal kingdom. The research can come from previous knowledge or reference sources.
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Merrily Moving Mammals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders ask and answer questions about mammals. The instructional activity emphasizes vocabulary on animal movements, sounds and characteristics (height, weight, speed). Students state their preferences about their favorite...
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Classified Information - Part 1: Shapes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate how and why scientists use classification. They discuss classification strategies using animals, and as a class fill in a flowchart with their responses. Next, in small groups they cut out a variety of shapes...
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Viruses

For Students 6th - 10th
In this biology lesson, learners complete a crossword puzzle with 35 questions about viruses. They identify the different types of viruses and the diseases they bring.
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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate different types of photosynthesis and Respiration. In this photosynthesis lesson, students complete different charts and worksheet on cellular respiration nd photosynthesis. They review animation presented on a...
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers K - 1st
Students become familiar with the life cycle stages of a butterfly. As part of an animal unit, this lesson teaches students about the various stages of a butterfly's life, and how these stages are similar to ours.
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Inquiry in Science Using an Animal Behavior Model

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students observe a planaria without a microscope and with a stereoscopic microscope. They draw the planaria and describe its motion and eating habits. Students research planarias various body systems and behavior. They design an...
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Spiders: An Organism for Teaching Biology

For Teachers All
In this unit, the students explore basic ecology concepts and scientific processes using spiders as model organisms. They capture spiders, observe and care for them, and use them to answer their own questions about spider behavior....
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Animal Charts

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students learn basic facts and ideas through research of farm animals.
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Migration Cycles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders simulate bird migration by playing a board game. In this life science lesson, 6th graders calculate how many birds were born and died in the migration process. They identify different problems encountered by the birds in...
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Blueprint for Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
DNA is the code for all biological traits, both plant and animal. Using an exploratory lesson, learners begin to explore the concept of a biological code by decoding word puzzles. They then extract DNA from plant cells using detergent to...
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Seeing Single Molecules Move

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Seeing is believing! Viewers observe the latest in technology—the ability to watch as a protein molecule searches for the appropriate binding site on a DNA molecule! A short video follows transcription factors SOX2 and OCT4 in their...