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61 resources with the concept embryos

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THE EMBRYO GAME

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students develop a game similar to BINGO. They compare the reproduction and embryo development of different organisms while initiating group and cooperative learning. They constuct cards from vocabulary words.
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Embryology as Evidence of Evolution

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students observe the two major developmental pathways (protostome and deuterostome). They analyze data regarding differences in nucleotide sequences and construct a phylogenetic tree. They observe the similar evolutionary history shared...
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Animal Organs and the Study of Reproduction, Embryology and Cancer

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine organs from dogs and cats to study reproduction, embryology, and the identification of cancer. They record their observations at both the gross and microscopic levels. They present their information to the class.
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Life Cycle of a Flowering Plant

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The development of the male and female gametes in a plant is illustrated, explaining plant fertilization, pollination, and reproduction. Overall, get a complete picture of the life cycle of a flowering plant with some wonderful details...
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Sonic the Hedgehog Is Why You Have Thumbs!

For Students 6th - 12th
Do you know what Sonic hedgehog is? Yes, it is a video game character, but it is also a protein that controls how your fingers develop. A paleontologist discusses the development of the arm and hand, beginning with fish and ending with...
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Pregnancy, Day 3: Prenatal Health

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Focusing on prenatal health, this thorough resource provides discussion points about behaviors of the mother and of the father. It differentiates between controllable behaviors that help decrease problems with the developing fetus, and...
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Development Before Birth

For Students 9th - 12th
In this development activity, students review the process of fertilization in placental organisms. Students determine what trimester certain events take place in a fetus' development. This activity has 10 fill in the blank and 7 matching...
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Comparative Embryology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the embryonic development of human, chicken and fish embryos. They create a detailed outline of similarities and differences among the three embryos at various stages of development.
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Development Throughout Life

For Students 9th - 12th
Beginning biologists write the answers to eight questions about human development. Even though the title of this activity refers to lifelong development, the material deals specifically with the period between fertilization and birth....
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Stem Cells

For Students 9th - 12th
Stem cell research and ethics are hotly debated, but many pupils don't really know what a stem cell is. The video describes what they are, why they are different than other cells, and where they can be found. The video continues with how...
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Human Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three-dimensional animation zooms in on human development as it begins in the female ovaries. The animated egg changes and forms as you watch it travel down the fallopian tube into the uterus.
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Human Reproduction: Fertilization and Fetal Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The journey of a fertilized egg is illustrated as it travels from the fallopian tube to the uterus. Cell division is explained and the miracle of life is shown.
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Pregnancy, Day 1: The Developing Baby

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Twenty-six pages of good information about pregnancy. Pictures and descriptions describe the moment the sperm and egg unite, and there are worksheets that young scholars can complete. This is a pretty comprehensive instructional activity...
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Temperature Affects The Heart Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers relate heart rate and development to environmental conditions through experiment. In cooperative groups, students record the heart rate in developing zebra fish. Groups create a standard curve to predict the temperature...
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Genetic Engineering and Farm Animals

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genetic engineering worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 17 clues about topics related to cloning and genetic engineering in animals.
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Darwin's Theory

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students write an essay about evolution. They summarize Darwin's Theory and discuss its strength and weakness of evolutionary theory. Students discuss the struggle of existence and survival of the fittest. They discuss the evidence of...
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Human Embryology

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders are introduced to the concept of human embryology. Individually, they complete an exercise in which they determine which trait they got from which family member. In groups, they identify and label the reproductive organs...
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Comparative Embryology Using Japanese Medaka Fish

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners conduct an experiment to control the breeding of Japanese Medaka fish. They collect the fertilized eggs and view and record the fish's embryological development daily to compare the stages to human development.
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Introduction to Plant Reproduction

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Eight objectives pertaining to plant reproduction are stated and addressed in this presentation. Objectives include defining sexual and asexual reproduction, comparing monocots to dicots, explaining flower types, and more. Some of the...
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The Life Cycle of a Frog

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read a book about a frog and the stages of its life. They read the description cards given and work in groups to study all of the wells of the frog life cycle. Finally, students identify and interpret various slides and...
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Biology: Incubating Quail Eggs

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students incubate quail eggs and collaborate to monitor, turn, and weigh the eggs. Once they identify the structures within a fertilized egg, they observe the development of the embryo and the hatching of the chicks. During the...
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Evidence of Change

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students identify evidence of change in species using fossils, anatomical similarities, and embryology. They identify homologous structures and arrange the steps of fossil formation. Students complete a group of selection of organisms...
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Elegant Embryology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students observe embryogenesis in action through early stages of development of eggs. They observe cultures with dissecting and compound microscopes. They draw their egg, record any details and observe for changes. They compare their...
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Hidden Words

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this wordfind activity, students circle the hidden words on the list as it relates to hen eggs and chicks. Students write the message about chicks and the eggs that incubate them until hatching.