Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

39 reviewed resources

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the Real World - Problem 2 Video
10:23
Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the...
Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the Right-Hand Rule Video
6:09
Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the...
How to paint a watercolor and ink flower bouquet | Watercolor Flower Painting Video
6:54
How to paint a watercolor and ink flower...
Other Resource Types (39)
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Mystery of the Crooked Cell

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Can your class solve the Mystery of the Crooked Cell? Junior geneticists collaborate to learn about sickle cell anemia in a fascinating lesson plan. The included materials help them to examine the genetic factors behind the disease...
+
16:53
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Great Discoveries in Science: The Double Helix

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Take a trip with Watson and Crick as they struggle to determine the structure of the DNA molecule. In this beautiful documentary, biology students learn the history of this revolutionary discovery, and even hear from James Watson...
+
3:07
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

How Mendel's Pea Plants Helped Us Understand Genetics

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
A brief animation introduces heredity to your beginning biologists. They will meet Gregor Mendel's green and yellow peas, dominant and recessive traits, homozygous and heterozygous alleles, and Punnett squares. In this cartoon animation,...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Reebops: A “Model” Organism for Teaching Genetic Concepts

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In a sweet simulation, junior geneticists examine the chromosomes of a fictitious Reebop marshmallow animal, combine chromosomes to produce offspring, and then make a model of the resulting Reebop baby. Phenotypes include number of...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Study Jams! Heredity

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Mia wishes her blue hair was inherited so that she wouldn't have to dye it, but Sam explains that eye color is. The video does not expound upon the concept of alleles. It does, however, describe inherited traits vs. learned behavior, and...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

What is Biotechnology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Examine the sequence of key events in the history of genetics. An engaging lesson asks scholars to sort events to create a timeline of biotechnology milestones. Arranging the events gives learners a perspective on the development of...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Kitten Creation

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Your pupils become geneticists as they create cat offspring. The next lesson in a series continues an exploration of genetic makeup as scholars consider parent traits to build their offspring. Using household items, they create kittens...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Lucky Brand Genes: Chromosome Cookies

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Mutations are not just deformed creatures we see in movies—they happen every day! Scholars study the different types of genetic mutations in the 12th installment of a series of 18 lessons. A creative activity uses candy and other food...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Lucky Brand Genes: Genetic Traits

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore single-gene traits in humans. After viewing a video introducing genetic vocabulary, individuals identify their phenotype and possible genotypes of specific traits. They consider both dominant and recessive traits. This is the...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Who’s Your Daddy? Finding the Father

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Time for the reveal! The nineth lesson of the series of 18 has scholars compare DNA fingerprints of cats to their samples to identify the father of Sparky's kittens from previous lessons. They analyze the DNA bands to determine the match.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Gelin’: Gel Electrophoresis Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take a look at a DNA fingerprint. Scholars run a gel electrophoresis simulation to examine the DNA of potential father cats in the eighth installment of an 18-part series. The lesson continues the series that explores DNA and its...
+
1:43
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

What Makes YOU YOU? What Makes ME ME?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What does DNA have to do with me? Learners watch a short animated video to learn about cells and DNA. Scholars learn that DNA is the building block of chromosomes within the cells of every living thing.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Lactose Intolerance: Fact or Fiction

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Around the world, about 2/3 of adult humans are lactose intolerant. Scholars work in small groups to discuss a few statements about lactose intolerance. Then, they watch a video on the topic and readdress each statement. Whole-class...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Using Genetic Crosses to Analyze a Stickleback Trait

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two fish appear different, but how do scientists determine their genotypes? Scholars practice performing test crosses to determine the genotypes of fish given their phenotypes. They answer in-depth comprehension questions and complete...
+
2:05
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Seasonal Science: Hibernation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Without access to water, humans survive only a few days yet animals that hibernate seem to survive without water for months. Learn how animals survive hibernation in a video that is part of the Seasonal Science series. It addresses many...
+
2:03
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Signal Molecules Trigger Transcription Factors

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do transcription factors change the function of a cell? Learn how three similar cells find different functions based on their locations and the number of triggers available. Observe an animation of the process of assigning a trait...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

A Farmer’s Challenge to Breed to the Greatest of Grapes

For Teachers 7th Standards
What does your class know about GMOs? Are they savvy to selective breeding? Challenge young minds to engineer the greatest crop of all time using a hands-on genetics unit. Learners discover the good and bad details of selective breeding,...
+
3:32
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

How We Get Our Skin Color Interactive

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
I can see your epidermis. A short video shows how we get our skin color. It explains how melanocyte cells in the epidermis produce melanin, and that the type and amount of melanin controls skin color.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Body in Balance

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The human body maintains homeostasis through the interconnection of multiple systems. Young scientists match these connections and discuss how they relate to each other. They apply their knowledge to solve the mystery of a treasure hunter.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Monster Mash-Up of Genetics

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's alive! Young mad scientists create monsters as they explore the probabilities of genetic traits during a well-structured inquiry lesson. Pairs travel from station to station, rolling the dice and adding traits to their creations as...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Punnett Square Possibilities

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Discover possible genetic outcomes through Punnett Squares. Learners continue studying genetic traits in the 10th lesson plan in the 17-part series. After determining the father of Sparky's kittens, scholars now attempt to predict the...
+
9:12
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

LS3A - Inheritance of Traits

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Construct an inheritance unit that's pure gene-ius! Untangle the vast amount of information found in standard LS3A, Inheritance of Traits. The video shows examples and scenarios suited for all age and ability levels, as well as helpful...
+
7:22
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

LS3B - Variation of Traits

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Make sure your unit on trait variation causes a sensation! Take an in-depth look at standard LS3B, an important component of the Next Generation Science Standards. The narrator discusses methods of delivering the standard to younger...
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Cell Cycle: Phases of the Cell Cycle

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Eukaryotic cells go through a cycle of creation, reproduction, and death. The video choreographs the cell cycle to music from a popular movie. This prepares scholars to answer the questions in the online interactive.