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MECP2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do cells control which genes they express? The animation describes a specific example of how, after interaction with proteins, gene expression turns off. Scholars learn about the role of histone proteins and chromatin in the process...
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Phases of Mitosis

For Students 10th - 12th
The lecturer starts by emphasizing that the mitotic process is a separate mechanism to cytokinesis - the cytoplasm splitting to become 2 cells. The video continues explaining the stages of mitosis in great detail. Each stage is...
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AP: Chapter 19: Control of Eukaryotic Genome

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
When your AP biology class is studying DNA and genomes, this instructional activity will provide a detailed review. On the first page are diagrams and matching SEM (scanning electron microscope) images of different levels of DNA packing...
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Gene Expression DNA to RNA to Protein to Trait

For Students 9th - 12th
There are six boxes on this genetics worksheet. In one, learners draw and label the DNA molecule. In another, they compare pre-mRNA to mRNA. Other boxes require definitions, labeling, and explaining relationships. 
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Cell Structure

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Your accelerated biology learners will add to their understanding of cell structure with this resource. Taking them beyond the basics of mitochondria and chromatin, it also queries them about actin microfilaments and the extracellular...
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Cell Cycle

For Students 7th - 9th
In this cell cycle worksheet, students fill in the blank with information about the cycle of a cell. Students sketch several drawings of different phases in the cell cycle.
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Cell Organization

For Students 9th
In this cell organization learning exercise, 9th graders complete the table with each correct cell part and function for that particular part. Then they label the animal cell and the plant cell diagrams with each cell part.
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DNA Packaging

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One thing that all cells have in common is the DNA in their nucleus. An animation demonstration models how six feet of DNA fits in each and every nucleus of each cell. The content includes information about the components of DNA and how...
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The Cell Cycle and Mitosis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What a packed lesson! Provide your class with the opportunity to learn about the cell cycle in several exciting ways. Biologists first learn about the theory behind mitosis, then proceed to view onion tips under the microscope and create...
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Lesson 5: Untangling DNA

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students extract DNA from split peas. For this biology lesson, students research how chromatin form into chromosomes. They draw the stages and present their work in class.
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Cells & Organelles

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Familiarize young biologists with the inner workings of eukaryotic cells with this vocabulary worksheet. By cutting out and matching a series of definitions and memorization tips to the organelles listed in the provided table, students...
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Eukaryotic Cells: The Factories of Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Eukaryotes include humans, animals, and plants. Scholars learn about the parts of eukaryotic cells. They design models of a store and match the correct function of each part to the function of a part of the cell. They review their...
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The Cell Cycle: Cell Growth, Cell Division

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your students understand cell division. Explore the topics of mitosis by examining the details of chromosomes at interphase, metaphase, anaphase, prophase, and telophase. Wonderful slides will keep your students' attention while...
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Cell, Socks, and Sex

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Donate old socks for science! Young biologists model mitosis and meiosis, using socks as chromosomes and a balloon as a nucleus. This ingenious idea for modeling cell division will be more memorable to your young biologists than any set...
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Identical Twins, Identical Fates?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Can different personal experiences affect our genes? Find out in an intriguing case study about one twin who is diagnosed with mental illness and her identical twin who fears she may suffer the same fate. Designed for college-level...
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Control of Eukaryotic Genes

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Covering the molecular interactions involved with DNA packing and the control of gene activity in depth, this slideshow is useful for higher-level biology students. The biochemical components of protein translation are diagrammed and...
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Animal Cell Construction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Using a piece of pink paper as the cytoplasm of an animal cell, beginning biologists color and cut out organelles on the handout to glue onto their cell models. Afterward, they create a list of the structures and describe the function of...
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Cellular Division

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Based on current scientific knowledge, all cells come from preexisting cells. Scholars learn about cell division, cell replication, mitosis, meiosis, and more with a PowerPoint. It describes the differences between prokaryotes and...
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DNA and Cell Reproduction

For Teachers 9th
These slides have lovely images to illustrate the Double Helix and replication.  The specifics of chromosomes within cells and the numbers and structure during different stages of cell replication are explained.
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Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
If the only support you are in search of is lists of vocabulary terms, this presentation may fit the bill. Slides simply list terminology. These categories are included: hierarchy of structural organization, cell functions, cell...
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Mitosis Notes

For Students 7th - 9th
For this mitosis worksheet, students examine the different phases of cell division and fill in key points on a notes page. Teacher master for overhead included.
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Process of Mitosis

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners discover through whole-class role play, the process of mitosis. They will all become a chromosome and demonstrate how they line up 23 to 23.
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Cell Transport & Reproduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are able to define the following terms: Osmosis, Isotonic Solution, Hypotonic Solution, Hypertonic Solution and Passive Transport. They read and complete a Mitosis worksheet, and play a Cell COmputer Game.
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Chromosome Karyotyping

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore chromosome karyotyping. In this chromosome karyotyping lesson plan, students use a chromosome kit to explore chromosome syndromes and disorders. They also produce a large model of a cell with chromosome to simulate cell...

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