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NOAA Enrichment in Marine Sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce scholars to the Marine Sciences and Oceanography with 23 lessons covering marine science, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, technology, and marine policy. Aligned with national science teaching standards, the lessons are...
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Life Science

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Photosynthesis, extinction, biomimicry, and bioremediation. Young environmental engineers study these processes. Using photosynthesis as a model and biomimicry as an example, groups research how nature provides hints for engineering...
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Life Science: Ecosystems and the Flow of Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Different ecosystems thrive in various places, with a variety of habitats, including specific plants and animals that have adapted to survive in those specific conditions. But they all have one thing in common: all of the energy that...
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Cell Structures and Their Functions

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Life science learners investigate live cells. They examine wet mount slides of cyanobacteria and Elodea plants. They peer into the dynamic microscopic world of protists. Afterward, they construct a model of a cell, including rudimentary...
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Cell Biology

For Teachers 7th
Identify the different cell organelles in prokaryotes. Modelling the cells using Jell-o and candies will be a fun way to experience the cell in a hands-on way (different to using play-doh!). They observe cells under a microscope and draw...
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Science Crossword Puzzles: Life Science

For Students 4th - 7th
Review some simple life science terms using this short and simple crossword puzzle. Young scientists find 6 terms about photosynthesis and other life science topics using provided clues and then plug them into a crossword.
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Activity
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Cell City Project - You are the Designer!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How can something as large as a city and as small as a cell have anything in common? That is exactly the question young scientists explore with this engaging life science project. Choosing to focus on a city, school, factory, or other...
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Scholastic

Study Jams! Animal Cells

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Using stunning computer imagery, this resource introduces life science learners to cells. It zeros in on the animal cell and the function of its more prominent organelles. Additional support is offered in the form of a self-assessment...
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HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

iCell

For Students 5th - 12th
View attractive, three-dimensional models of an animal cell, a bacterium, or a plant cell. Suspended in a translucent, undulating cytoplasm, are all of the major organelles for life science learners to examine. They can zoom in, click on...
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Life Science: Living Things

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class build their vocabulary bank by studying life science terms. Basic terms like organism, cell, unicellular, and vertebrate are included on the definition sheet provided. Demonstrate how to identify different life science...
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BJU Life Science 6 Word Search

For Students 9th - 10th
Your standard word search activity, this worksheet uses terms specific to the concept of cell reproduction such as cytokinesis, meiosis, and transfer RNA. There are 24 terms to find in this activity but the online interactive nature of...
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What Are Cells?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Energize the cells of young biologists with an edible life science activity. Engaging students in exploring the inner workings of plant and animal cells, this activity involves using colored jello and various sweet and tasty treats to...
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The Science Spot

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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How to Use Classroom Animals to Spark Life Science Inquiry

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Use low maintenance classroom pets to get your students engaged in life science inquiry investigations.
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Tutti Frutti

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Get some competition going in your life science class. Give lab groups a variety of plant parts, all of them fruits, except one. Their mission is to make observations, compare and contrast, in order to be the first to identify the...
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Unit Plan
Columbus City Schools

Let’s Get Theoretical About Cells

For Teachers 6th Standards
Get up close and personal with cells in a hands-on journey to discover what makes up living things. Scholars learn valuable microscope skills, delve into the Modern Cell Theory, and gain insight into how cells reproduce. The included lab...
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Lincoln Public Schools

Cell Exploration Activities

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Engage young biologists in exploring the mysteries of life with this collection of hands-on activities. Enlisting the help of numerous digital resources, students get an up-close look at the structure of plant and animal cells as they...
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Activity
Grapevine Colleyville Independent School District

Mitosis Claymation Lab Instructions and Rubric

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A single-paged set of instructions and grading system for a mitosis project are laid out for your life science learners. (Note that the page is repeated, making this a two-page document.) Pairs of beginning biologists use clay to model...
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CK-12 Foundation

Fields in the Life Sciences

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Many fields of study require a specialty and a sub-specialty as you progress through your education. Scholars learn about six sub-specialties of life science. From botany to zoology, our knowledge of the world of living organisms expands...
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Fifth Grade Life Science Review/Quiz

For Teachers 5th
In this life sciences review or quiz worksheet, 5th graders use recall of knowledge to answer multiple choice questions. Students answer 20 questions.
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Independent Plant Growth Experiment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This is an awesome lesson filled with tons of engaging learning activities. Over a period of weeks learners will make observations, collect plant and analyze plant data, read and review agricultural articles, design and conduct an...
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String Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use this resource to have your class learn about the cell. This resource walks learners through the construction of a model of a cell. This project is completed in a cooperative learning group, and  reinforces the higher-order thinking...
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Cell Wall Recipe: A Lesson on Biofuels

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Biotech engineers discover that changes in the DNA code for cell wall formation can help create crops better suited for biofuel production. They extract DNA from wheat germ. They decode paper strips with codes and relate the activity to...
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K12 Reader

What’s in Your Cells?

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Organelles, cellular respiration, ATP, and DNA. The passage attached to this life science reading comprehension worksheet is all about cells. After reading about diffusion and osmosis, kids answer a series of questions based on the text.