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91 resources with the concept hormones

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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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Puberty: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewWith 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, pupils take on the role of the pituitary gland, write a...
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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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Thanksgiving Turkey Compilation

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why do people get so sleepy after eating big meals? Using a fun video about Thanksgiving food, learners explore turkey and the other foods common to Thanksgiving meals. They learn how deep frying a turkey changes the way it cooks as part...
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The Mystery of the World’s Greatest Butterfly Migration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Follow the migration of the monarch butterfly from northern North America to southern Mexico. A video explains how monarch butterflies navigate their migration north in the spring and south in the fall. Pupils learn how it takes multiple...
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VEGF

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered what causes tumors to grow? VEGF is a very important factor because it is a hormone that causes blood vessels to grow and is triggered by cancer cells to increase blood supply to a tumor. Viewers learn about the...
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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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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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Leptin Feedback Control System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hormones come from many parts of the body, including the hormone leptin produced by fat tissues. This in turn, controls each person's hunger levels. Interested nutritionists view the feedback loop relating food intake, hormone levels,...
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PPAR-gamma Activation in the Fat Cell

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Each human contains more than six times the number of fat cells than there are people on the planet. Scholars learn how fat cells work to absorb fat and release hormones through a short animation. They recognize the relationship between...
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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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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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Homeostasis and Negative/Positive Feedback

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
We all need a little feedback, both positive and negative! Take on one of the trickier Biology 1 concepts using a thoughtfully worded video from a fantastic biology playlist. The narrator explains both types of feedback with plenty of...
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How Does Your Body Know You're Full?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Feeling hungry after skipping breakfast? Here's why! Introduce young scientists to that feeling of fullness with an engaging video. Use the included assessment and extension materials to further study which foods make us feel the...
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What Is Biochemistry?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Watch as chemistry comes alive! Socratica's biology playlist kicks off with a simple video detailing the principle components of biochemistry. Content includes carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids. The narrator describes each class...
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What Causes PMS?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Scholars learn about premenstrual syndrome and its causes. An informative video explains how levels of estrogen and progesterone affect serotonin and other hormones in the body.
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How Does Adderall™ Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How does taking a drug designed to speed the body up calm a brain that's working too fast already? Health scholars examine the effects of Adderall and other amphetamine compounds using a video from the American Chemical Society's...
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Why Too Much Stress Is Bad For You

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Papers to grade, parents to call, meetings to attend ... there seems to be no end to stress! What happens to our bodies if we are under too much stress for too long? Examine the facts through an insightful video from the American...
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What's the Deal with Acne?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Use science to treat acne outbreaks! Scholars learn the immune response that creates their dreaded pimples. An ACS Reactions video lesson explains how bacteria and white blood cells interact to create these blemishes and how hormones...
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What is Addiction?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why do our bodies become addicted to some substances? Young psychologists explore the mechanisms of addiction through a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. Content includes the cycle of addiction, changes that...
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This Is Your Brain on Music

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why does music affect people so deeply? Explore how music impacts the human brain through a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. The narrator discusses the anticipatory elements in different styles of music and...
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Newt Sex: Buff Males! Writhing Females! Cannibalism!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Taricha torosa travel up to three miles in order to reproduce, an impressive feat for something only six inches long. The video explains their mating rituals, which many consider rough and forceful. With a little cannibalism after...
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Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Snail Sex

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Birds do it, bees do it ... and snails do their own strange form of it. Discover the awkward encounter between hermaphrodite snails that ultimately results in sexual reproduction. The narrator of the short video explains the purpose for...
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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!