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COVID-19: History and Geography of a Pandemic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have collection! In the first lesson, which is history centered, students compare the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 to the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918. On day two, researchers consider the role geography plays in the...
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Cell Vocabulary Review Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can science scholars describe a nucleus without mentioning DNA, or a chloroplast without mentioning the color green? Test their organelle understanding through an exciting card game. Groups take turns guessing the correct organelle or...
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Diffusion: What Can Popcorn Teach Us About Diffusion?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do some smells, like popcorn, linger when others seem to vanish as quickly as they arrive? Learners think through that concept then complete an online simulation to determine if temperature and/or mass affect diffusion. Next, pupils...
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2000 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
This 60-question comprehensive exam was designed to determine who would go on to compete in the 2000 US National Chemistry Olympiad. Hopefuls answer multiple choice questions regarding all chemistry topics taught in the first year...
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Investigating Osmosis

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
A thorough investigation of cell transport is provided when completing the assignment. The first half requires biology class members to answer questions about diffusion and osmosis with the aid of diagrams. Then they fashion an...
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Diffusion across a Selectively Permeable Membrane

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Lab groups fill a section of dialysis tubing with glucose and starch solutions and suspend it in a water bath. They use iodine as a starch indicator and a glucose test strip to find out if either of the materials crossed the selectively...
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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 Size and Shape; Diffusion and Osmosis Processes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use salmon eggs as a cell model for demonstrating the movement of water over concentration gradients. Junior scientists examine the same process microscopically with an onion cell. They use a thistle tube and a semipermeable membrane to...
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Cell Membrane / Transport Drawing Project

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Biology buffs illustrate the workings of the cell membrane when they complete this checklist. Not only do they draw the structure, they also draw gradients and mechanisms for the transport of materials across the membrane. Your advanced...
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The Cell Membrane

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Your students will love this PowerPoint! Great visuals will support understanding of membrane proteins, cell membranes, active transport, and diffusion. There are a lot of details on each page and all are relevant. The presentation could...
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Basic Cell Structure

For Teachers 7th
Initially, general details about cells and single cell organisms are provided. Next, the concentration becomes cellular processes such as respiration, osmosis, diffusion, fission and mitosis.  This is an attractive PowerPoint which gives...
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Gases: Dalton's Law and Graham's Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What affects how gases diffuse? The fifth presentation on gas in the Chemistry PowerPoints series teaches viewers about the phenomenon. They identify the key aspect of Dalton's Law and how it relates to the total pressure of a system....
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Plasma Membrane – Gateway to the Cell

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Just as skin covers your body limiting what can go in and out, plasma membranes cover cells to do the same. Scholars begin with a presentation that gives overview of the structure and function of plasma membranes. Then, they learn how...
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Diffusion and Cell Size and Shape

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is your class ready to size up the topic of diffusion? Help them get cell shape savvy with a well-written handout. The resource covers how substances such as oxygen passively move through the cell membrane and how cell size and shape...
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Plant-Soil Interactions (Grades 6-8)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To better comprehend organic farming scholars conduct experiments on how plant roots remove nutrients from the soil. Through multiple activities, discussion, and instruction they relate the plant's vascular system to the human...
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Effect of Size on Uptake by Diffusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Cell size is limited by the surface area to volume ratio, but why is this true? Scholars measure the surface area and volume of cubes before placing them into liquid. After a set amount of time, they measure the uptake by diffusion for...
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Cell Membranes and Cell Transport

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Cells are busy places! How do things move around in such a tiny environment? Introduce young life scientists to the types of cellular transport through a video that is part of a large biology playlist. Animated characters demonstrate how...
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The Universe in a Cup of Coffee

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Connect the chemical aspects of coffee to the world in which we live! Scholars consider the molecules within coffee and how they interact with the environment as they view an episode of the ACS Reaction series. From caffeine as a...
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Bill Nye Explains Why Jupiter Is Like a Blender

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jupiter could make one mean smoothie! Discover how the massive planet helped shape the rest of our solar system through a Why with Nye! video from THNKR. The resource discusses Jupiter as the first planet in the solar system to form, how...
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DIffusion and Molecular Mass

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does molecular mass affect the rate of diffusion? The simulation allows scholars to experiment with diffusion while varying the molecular mass and temperature. The timer automatically stops when a certain point is reached, making it easy...
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Diffusion and Temperature

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Diffusion rates change with differences in temperature. See it happen through a simulation that allows scholars to explore the rates of diffusion at five different temperatures. It also allows young scientists to trace the movement of a...
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Diffusion Across Semipermeable Membranes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mitochondria use two semipermeable membranes to work properly. Young scientists adjust the pore size for two membranes. They then observe the diffusion of two different sizes of molecules.
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Diffusion of a Drop

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Trying to learn through diffusion rather than simply studying the material rarely works for scholars. This simulation helps make learning diffusion fun. Pupils add a drop of dye to water and observe the diffusion as the molecules bounce...
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Transport in Cells: Diffusion and Osmosis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do cells breathe? An installment in the Fuse School series of videos describes how cells take in the nutrients they need and release the waste they don't need. It highlights the process of diffusion and osmosis.