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Core Knowledge Second Grade ELA Curriculum

For Teachers 2nd Standards
The 12 units, each with its theme for the read-aloud, comprise the Core Knowledge Second Grade ELA Curriculum Set. The richly detailed, carefully scaffolded, scripted lessons include word work practice, vocabulary skills practice,...
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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...
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Vaccine Makers Project: High School Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Four units make up the Vaccine Makers Project. The Human Immune System unit module, the first in the curriculum set, teaches young scientists how viruses attack and reproduce and how the immune system works to protect the body. The...
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The Human Immune System

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
It's virus-fighting time! The three lessons in the Human Immune system unit module teach young scientists how viruses attack and reproduce and how the immune system protects the body. Pupils first identify unfamiliar terms and tissues...
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TeachEngineering: Using Nanoparticles to Detect, Treat and Protect from Skin Cancer

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young scientists take on the role of biomedical engineers as they accept the challenge of using nanoparticles to help detect, treat, and protect people from skin cancer. Researchers perform hands-on activities to become familiar with the...
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Anatomy - PreK - 1st Grade

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Anatomy starts at the microscopic level with cells, which are the basic units of living things. Cells combine to make tissues, tissues combine to make organs, and organs combine to make organ systems.
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The Brain and Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Check out this 9-part unit on the human brain, focusing on neurons, the synaptic gap, the effect of hormones, and the importance of nutrients. You'll find seven lessons, a pre-assessment, and a post-assessment .
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The Human Body—Building Blocks and Nutrition Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewA read-aloud anthology explores the human body. Over three weeks, second graders listen to and discuss texts related to the cells, tissue, organs, digestive system, excretory system, nutrients, and a balanced diet. Learners practice word...
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The Human Body Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers 1st Standards
New ReviewA read-aloud anthology showcases various stories about the human body. Scholars participate in lessons that introduce a reading, listen to and discuss the reading, then complete in-class and at-home practice.
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Biology for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
An eight-unit electronic textbook provides a guide to AP® Biology. Each of the 28 chapters include an introduction, multiple lessons, a summary, review questions, and test prep questions. Teachers see how each lesson connects to a big...
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The Science of Skin

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Almost one fifth of your weight is in your skin, but why does it weigh so much? Viewers learn about the integumentary system and the many functions it performs constantly to keep them safe. Then, they answer multiple choice and...
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Biology Training Conclusion

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Gravity is just one consideration when determining human habitability on a new planet. The lesson connects four different units and starts with connecting the various systems: planetary systems, human body systems, etc. After scholars...
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How the Heart Actually Pumps Blood

For Students 7th - 11th
Let your heart rejoice! A unique video explains in detail how the heart works to transport blood throughout the human body. Use it during your human body unit, and then discuss the accompanying comprehension questions as a review of the...
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How Do Nerves Work?

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
This lesson won't get on your nerves! Find out how one kind of cell can cause comfort, terror, or pain in your brain. Comic strip and cartoon style animation is used to help explain the transmission of electrical nerve impulses and the...
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Heart and Lungs

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With a partner, youngsters measure their pulse and breathing rates, both at rest and after running in place for a minute. While this activity is not novel, the lesson plan includes a large-scale classroom graphing activity and other...
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Challenge: Microgravity

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a festive way to examine what happens to the heart in different gravitational situations! Small groups place a water-filled balloon in different locations (on a table top, in a tub of water, and held in a vertical position), drawing...
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Examining the Heart

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Break hearts with this lesson plan: chicken or sheep hearts, that is! Your class examines the external and internal structure of the heart with a dissection activity. A handy anatomy resource provides the necessary materials for...
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Why Circulate?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Lub-dub, lub-dub. Why does the heart beat? Why does blood circulate throughout the body? Life scientists find out how important circulation is for dissolving and dispersing materials by timing how long it takes for food coloring spread...
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Drugs, Risks and the Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In cooperative groups, middle schoolers contemplate the probability of 18 different situations occurring. After they make predictions, they compare them to the actual risk factors. This eye-opening exercise demonstrates that the odds of...
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Neural Network Signals

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Using a simple circuit with the battery representing the brain, future physiologists test to see which solutions conduct electrical "nerve impulses." Enlighten learners with plentiful information on electric signals in the nervous system...
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Pre-Assessment: The Brain

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Break your class in to the general structure and function of the brain. Brainiacs discuss what they know about it and create personalized brain development timelines. They also take a true-false, pre-assessment quiz to get them thinking...
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What Is a Neuron?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Your class won't get on your nerves while doing this modeling activity! After teaching the structure and function of a neuron using the included diagrams, give individuals some clay and chenille stems so that they can make their own...
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Endocrine System and Hormones

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Paul Andersen compares your endocrine system to Facebook and your nervous system to Gmail in order to show the differences in response time. He then delves into specifics of your endocrine system, talking about hormones that are water...
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The First Few Weeks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As the title implies, the first few weeks of a baby's development are shown in the animated video. From its beginnings as a blastocyst to cell differentiation and intense development, see just how complex reproduction and the beginning...