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Genetics, Genetics, and More Genetics: Exploring Independent Assortment and Non-Mendelian Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two individuals share 99.9 percent of their genetic codes, yet diversity is observed everywhere. Young scientists learn about diversity through hands-on activities and an experiment. They apply the concepts of independent assortment and...
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Population Modeling

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are you Excelent with spread sheets? Video begins with an explanation of populations and life cycles of both plants and animals. Then it walks through how to model generations of a population by using a spreadsheet. It is the 15th in an...
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Natural Selection and the Owl Butterfly

For Students 10th - 12th
The lecturer describes how certain characteristics develop. In this case, he discusses eye marking. The impact of environmental factors plays a huge role in the probability of successful reproduction and the fact that favorable genes...
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Voter Mobilization in Texas

For Students 4th - 12th
Henry B. Gonzalez, José Luis Guttierez, and Willie Velasquez are the focus of a video that spotlights the contributions the three individuals made for the Chicano population. Actual footage alongside passionate interviews from family...
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Human Tree: Dilations

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Look at dilations exponentially. Using a fractal from a museum exhibit, the installment from the Math at the Core: Ratios series introduces the term dilation. The presenter points out that dilations can make images either smaller or...
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Human Tree: Ratios

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Create a personal tree. By visiting an exhibit at the National Museum of Mathematics, the resource introduces the idea of fractals. The exhibit takes an image of the person and creates a tree by repeating scaled images on the shoulders...
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Making Generalizations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Being able to recognize patterns, craft generalizations, and draw conclusions based on information in a text passage are essential critical thinking skills. Encourage learners to hone these skills with a activity that asks them to read a...
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Why Do You Love Your Family?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is that warm, fuzzy family feeling a product of evolution? Explore altruism through a video from an engaging science series. The narrator discusses parental instincts, evolutionary fitness, and an organism's drive to ensure it passes its...
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Pedigrees

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Pupils puzzled by pedigree charts? Not anymore! Show them proper pedigree protocol using a short video from an excellent biology playlist. Content includes pedigree symbols and terminology, interpreting pedigrees of various lengths, and...
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Selective Breeding

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that selective breeding is behind the food we're eating? Discover the agricultural practice that changed humans from foragers to farmers using an insightful video that is part of the Fuse School playlist on Evolution. Young...
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Exponential Growth

For Students 9th - 12th
How does a rabbit keep his fur looking good? With hare spray! Here is a video that begins with the concept of exponential growth, modeling it through four generations of rabbits. It includes two different methods to solve growth rate...
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Activity: Gummy Bear Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who's your Daddy ... and Mommy for that matter? Given a first-generation group of gummy bear offspring, young scientists must determine which bears are their parents. An activity learning exercise covers the differences in genotypes and...
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Pass It Down

For Teachers 1st - 11th
Students in varying grades work cooperatively to create a living museum of items that have been "passed down" through generations. They give a brief oral presentation showing their object (or a picture of it) and describing its history...
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Innovation of Our Generation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify the innovations that have impacted their lives.  In this inventions lesson students write and present a speech on the greatest innovation of their generation.
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Living History

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students write an essay and interview someone who remembers the 1960's and 1970's. In this history lesson plan, students write their essays as if they were there in that time period, write their feelings, and put together a mini museum...
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"Me and My Family Tree"

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore genealogy by reading a family history book in class. In this family tree lesson, students read the story Me and My Family Tree by Joan Sweeney and discuss their own family history. Students identify what the term...
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I Watch Babies Grow

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the changes of life in different generations. In this change of life instructional activity, students help out families with new babies and learn about their needs. Students participate in interviews, creating timelines...
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Discovering Your Heritage

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students interview a family member about their heritage. They listen to and record part of their family's oral history. Students also create and label a family tree going back a minimum of two generations and compare and contrast...
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The Time of Our Lives: Bridging the Generations

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students discuss their interpretation of the words "generation" and "generation gap" and try to come up with a word or phrase that best defines their own generation. They access an online article, "The New Generation Gap" by Neil Howe...
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Tracking Down Traits

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders list traits that all sixth graders share. They receive worksheets "Tracking Down Traits," working in groups to complete the chart. Students share results with the class and a class summary is tallied. Students discuss the...
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Family Traits

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the study of pedigree designs and human genetics. They construct the pedigree representing two, three, or four generations. They investigate their family members' traits for ear lobe attachment, tongue rolling,...
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Closing the Gaps

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the defining characteristics of their own generation. They apply their analysis to learning about previous generations, and synthesize their learning by creating improvisational skits and writing creative essays.
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It's All in the Family with Mother's & Father's Day

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students interview family members to make a family tree for a Mother's or Father's Day card. In this family tree lesson, students read Love You Forever and discuss love within families. Students view Genealogy Resources on the Internet...
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What is Genetics?

For Students 9th
In this biology instructional activity, 9th graders identify which seed color is dominant in the given chart and explain why it is. Then they create a Punnett square showing the alleles of the parent plants and first generation of...