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62 resources with the concept embryos

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Do You See What I See?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In only nine months, a small group of cells grows into a fully developed baby. Pupils learn about the development of an embryo to a fetus to a baby. They identify each step of weekly development. Young scientists look at ultrasounds to...
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How EGG-ceptional Are We?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Are women's eggs similar to chicken eggs? Scholars compare eggs from a variety of species to better understand embryonic development. Connections to evolution through hands-on activities help to cement the new vocabulary introduced.
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How Turtle Shells Evolved... Twice

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do turtle shells form? Scholars explore the evolution of turtle shells and learn about how they form from many different bones before relating the process to cell differentiation in an organism. Pupils also look at different turtle...
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X Inactivation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered why calico cats have such a colorful coat? The process of X inactivation is an interesting phenomenon in females that drives the physical appearance of individuals. Viewers of an intriguing video connect knowledge...
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Where Do Teeth Come From?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Surprisingly, dinosaur teeth and human teeth have a lot in common. Scholars discover how teeth form during embryonic development. They then compare fossil evidence of the similarities of teeth of ancient species.
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Development of the Human Embryonic Brain

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers follow the development of a human embryo, the brain, and the number of neurons at each stage. They learn when the brain stops growing and the importance of neural connectivity.
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Creating Embryonic Stem Cell Lines

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Even today's stem cells have a history—and it's more than 30 years old! Learn how stem cell lines grow in a lab. Observe the various experiments completed to determine how cells grow in human embryos.
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Human Embryonic Development

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
At what point in the fertilization process do stem cells turn into an embryo? Viewers observe the development of an embryo from egg to fertilization to development into a fetus. The narrator stresses the role of cell division,...
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How Cells Become Specialized

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Cell specialization is amazing! How do they know what they should become? A video from an interesting biology playlist examines the process of cell specialization. Content includes where we find specialized cells, types of specialized...
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In the Race for Life, Which Human Embryos Make It?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Computers help doctors determine the most viable embryos. Researchers discovered the rate of embryo growth has a direct link to its sustainability. Pupils discover how doctors apply this research to help their patients.
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Human Cloning: Is it Biological Plagiarism?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is cloning good or harmful? Help your class understand the risks and benefits as they read, research, and discuss human cloning. Individuals form teams, research information, and present to the class before concluding with an in-depth...
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You’ve Come A Long Way Dolly!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What did the cloned sheep say to its mother? I am EWE! A lesson about cloning is presented uniquely as an individual and then collaborative activity. Pupils each read a different article, without a date, about something that has happened...
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How to Make a Baby (in a Lab)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
With over five million babies being born through in vitro fertilization in the last 40 years, sex education is taking on a whole new look. After first walking through natural process of reproduction, this short video goes on to explore...
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Evidence of Evolution

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Since its conception in the mid-1800s, the theory of evolution has been a point of hot discussion, but what exactly do the facts say? Take your life science class on an evolutionary exploration, analyzing the different pieces of evidence...
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AP: Chapter 38: Plant Reproduction

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Short, but sweet, this handout questions the learner on the structures and processes of plant reproduction. Budding botanists draw a dicot seed, label a flower diagram, and describe the functions of different flower parts. It also covers...
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Seeds - What are Seeds?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
At minimum, beginning botanists learn the terminology used when discussion seed germination. This set of slides lists basic seed parts, requirements for germination, steps of the process, and then it differentiates between monocot and...
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Stem Cell Differentiation Game Questions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Thirty-five multiple-choice questions are spread out into boxes bordered with dotted lines so that they can be cut out to become game cards. Playing a game to review concepts is an effective way to learn, even if you are in college. Give...
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Embryonic Stem Cells

For Students 10th - 12th
A presentation which concentrates on the development of the blastocyst and embryo after fertilization. Topics start with the scientific names and processes at each stage and then develops into an explanation of embryonic and somatic stem...
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Variety Is the Spice of Cellular Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Do you need to review animal cell structure? Investigate the ways in which different types of cells interact in a common human reflex. Your students can explore the functions of stem cells, consider various illnesses and assess stem...
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Could We Clone Ourselves?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
All naval oranges are clones and come from a single tree in Brazil. Viewers see how the human genome can be manipulated in a video that also discusses cloned produce, cloned animals, identical twins, and wraps up by talking about humans...
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Embryonic and Fetal Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
At six months old, human neuron production ceases permanently. A scientific presentation introduces acrosomal reactions, sperm penetration, polyspermy, and the stages of fetal development. It continues with postnatal development, the...
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Natural Selection and Evidence Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Matching and fill-in-the-blank exercises give biology whizzes a chance to practice vocabulary associated with evolution. Terms to be reviewed focus on evidence for evolution, natural selection concepts, and some genetics words. You could...
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Evolution - The Nature of Change and Variation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The objective of this set of slides is to present four types of evidence for evolution: the fossil record, embryology, molecular biology, and comparative anatomy. Each facet of the argument is explored. This can be used in a high school...
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Inside the Egg, Hatching Chickens

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Young scholars explore how an egg becomes fertilized. For this biology lesson, students "candle" a variety of eggs in order to determine which ones have been fertilized and which ones haven't. Student use paper plates to create a graphic...