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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Cell Communication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students clarify common misconceptions about cells. They assess initial knowledge of cells and cell behavior, read and discuss an article and consider the role of cell communication in the diseases of diabetes, multiple sclerosis and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Environmental science enthusiasts show what they know at the end of the year by taking this full-fledged final exam. They answer multiple choice, graph interpretation, and essay analysys questions, 73 of them in all. Topics range from...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Lesson Plan
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Nemours KidsHealth

Puberty: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Going through puberty isn't easy, or for the faint of heart. Prepare middle schoolers for the challenges of the changes with activities that ask them to assume the role of a reporter for the Human Body Olympics. Writers craft a news...
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Lesson Plan
Nemours KidsHealth

Puberty: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
With puberty comes lots of changes to one's body. Scholars explore those changes with two lessons that examine the role of the pituitary gland and hormones. In the first lesson plan, pupils take on the role of the pituitary gland, write...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2013 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
AP® free-response questions are often challenging for scholars. Give them practice writing free-response questions using former questions from the AP® Biology exam on topics such as genetic mutations, cellular respiration, evolution, and...
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Interactive
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

DNA Responds to Signals from Outside the Cell

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do cells know when to replicate, transcribe, and stop? James E. Darnell, Jr. shifted from studying medicine to biochemistry and decided to address this mystery. Learn about his research, discoveries, and the impact on future medical...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2017 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
With AP Biology remaining the most popular AP science exam, many teachers need help preparing. The College Board offers the actual free-response questions from the 2017 test covering pollination, germination, and more. Scholars learn the...
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Interactive
Biology in Motion

Organize-It

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many pupils struggle to categorize and organize related content. Multiple quizzes on a variety of topics offer practice for these specific skills. Scholars move items around until they think each is placed in the proper position....
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Lesson Plan
Nuffield Foundation

Interpreting an Investigation of Plant Hormones

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How important is the tip of a new shoot on a growing plant? Individuals learn about the results of experiments on shoot tips and must interpret them. They apply previous learning and connect complex ideas through advanced analysis.
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Unit Plan
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Vanderbilt University

Healthy Bodies for Boys

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Create an inclusive space for scholars to gain milestone information about their growing bodies with a unit designed to meet the needs of learners with disabilities. Topics include the onset of puberty, hormones, hygiene, and more!   
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Unit Plan
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Vanderbilt University

Healthy Bodies for Girls

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Make human growth development education an inclusive experience with a guide to puberty designed to  support girls with disabilities. Topics include exercise, hygiene, menstruation, and more!
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Lesson Plan
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Baylor College

Hormones and Stress

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As a more personal part of a unit on brain chemistry, your class discusses stressful situations and the body's response to them. They talk about how, while the reactions are initially helpful, some can be harmful to your health. Finally,...
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PPT
Curated OER

Puberty

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Introduce the topic of puberty. This presentation breaks it down into bite-sized pieces: physical changes, mental changes, emotional changes, and social changes. There is some basic information in each section, which hopefully opens it...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

AP: Chapter 45: Chemical Regulation & Communication - Hormones and the Endocrine System

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Infuse your AP biologists with the details of the endocrine system. This six-page worksheet queries learners thoroughly about gland structure and hormone function. Ms. Foglia, the author, has not left anything out of this resource,...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Maintaining the Internal Environment

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Explore homeostasis in animals with this all-encompassing instructional activity. Advanced biology pupils consider a variety of mechanisms for maintaining internal conditions such as temperature and waste products. Eighteen short-answer...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Endocrine System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Explain, distinguish, list, and describe the structure and function of the human endocrine system. Medical school hopefuls also diagram how calcium, glucose, and osmotic levels are regulated in the blood. This worksheet is suitable for...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Rates of Puberty Change: Lesson 2

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The class fills in a handout - How Appearances Change During Puberty.  They then discuss the changes that both boys and girls go through and make some comparisons of the differences between boys and girls . Hopefully this class is a safe...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

DNA Cut and Paste Activity

For Students 9th - 11th
Here is a cut and paste activity worksheet designed for older students. They fill in the blank with information about the composition of DNA, then create a DNA strand with its complimentary nucleotide chain.
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PPT
Curated OER

Endocrine System - Hormones

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Use this attractive PowerPoint to introduce all the hormones and their functions to your students. As students view each slide, they should be able to see the relevance of many of the chemicals and their interaction with the human body....
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PPT
Curated OER

Reproduction in Poultry

For Teachers 9th
Twenty-seven slides describe the main methods and organs involved with the poultry reproductive process. There are also details about illnesses and other factors that may affect offspring.
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PPT
Curated OER

Female Reproductive Tract

For Teachers 9th - 12th
All the main structures and procedures involved with the female reproductive system and conception are detailed in this resource.  The slides are very clear and logical and give the main information for every organ and hormone. This is...
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PPT
Curated OER

A Safe Food Supply? Is Your Food Safe to Eat?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Viewers of this slide show learn that pesticides used on food crops can be harmful, but that there are certain allowable levels that should not be hazardous. They find out the rigorous process of inspection that meat must go through...