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83 resources with the concept algae

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Carbon Cycle and Global Warming

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Carbon is all around us, as shown in this cartoon animation. The carbon cycle is portrayed simply and accurately with fun cartoon plants and animals. Use this video in an elementary or junior high class to facilitate your learners'...
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Evolution and the Fossil Record

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Engage young biologists with four laboratory activities that explore the fossil record. Learners examine fossil images, a fossil kit, the rock record, and geologic time scale. They even experiment with the oxygen production of an Elodea...
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Astonishing Algae

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore a wide diversity of algal species; study the basic characteristics of algae and the distinguishing features of each of the 3 major divisions of algae; identify a variety aquatic plants; and make pressing a local algae...
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Kelp Forest Habitat

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What forest is in the ocean? The class watches a video that introduces the kelp forest and the parts of kelp. Learners dive into the ocean and see what different species live near the canopy, the midwater, and the bottom of the kelp...
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The Lovable (and Lethal) Sea Lion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What lives in the ocean, has ears, walks on all fours, and can reach a top speed of 18 miles an hour? Why, the sea lion, of course! A cute, animated video introduces viewers to the majestic aquatic mammal.
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2008 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Some of the oiliest creatures on earth may be the answer to our energy crisis! Using a four-question assessment, resource scholars consider the use of microalgae as fuel among other environmental science topics. Each question has several...
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Protists: The World of Protists

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
More than 200,000 species of protists exist, living on land and in water around the planet. Scholars view the diversity of protists in an interesting presentation. It divides protists into three groups: animal-like protists, plant-like...
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Protists

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Protists carry out around 40 percent of all photosynthesis on Earth. Pupils view a presentation focused entirely on protists. It focuses on reproduction, structure, function, the benefits, and the dangers introduced by these tiny plants. 
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Edible Algae Models

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Sometimes it's okay to eat your science experiment. A hands-on activity has pupils create models for algae to learn about its cellular structure. The best part of the experiment? The resulting juice-filled gels are edible—yum!
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Algae: Tiny Plants with Big Energy Potential

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
My, what big energy potential you have! Scholars learn about the energy potential of using algae as a biofuel. A PowerPoint presentation first describes the structure of algae and then how researchers use algae as biofuel to produce energy.
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What Makes Blue-Green Algae Dangerous?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Sometimes the little things cause the most damage. Scholars watch a video in the ACS Reactions playlist to learn about algal blooms. They listen to an explanation about how these blooms form and how they are harmful to people and the...
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Decorator Crabs Make High Fashion at Low Tide

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New York, Paris, Milan ... and now, high fashion in a California tide pool! Junior zoologists explore the world of the decorator crab and learn about its amazing camouflage. Also featured is the moss crab, which incorporates anemone into...
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Drawing Diatoms like Ernst Haeckel

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Why do scientists rely on drawings rather than just photographs of their research studies? The lesson introduces drawings of microscopic organisms and the importance of accuracy. Young artists draw organisms and learn why focus and...
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Where Have All the Glaciers Gone?

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
What happens when ice melts? Well ... water happens. When that melting ice is a glacier, the amount of water that results produces change throughout the world. Middle school science sleuths uncover the truth about global warming, the...
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Grow Your Own Algae!

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Develop a model of a wastewater treatment center. The last activity of the unit has pupils mix a lake water sample into a tank of water containing fertilizers. Over time, the algae from the lake water grows and removes the nutrient-rich...
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Lichen: Two Living Things In One

For Students K - 5th Standards
What do fungus and algae create? Lichen! Discover where lichen lives, how it survives, and how to find the three main types of lichen in a video all about lichen!
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Plant Groups

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Bryophytes can grow in temperatures just above zero degrees. This 17th installment in a series of 20 introduces learners to the five groups of plants: algae, bryophytes, pteridophytes, gymnosperms, and angiosperms. Classes then explore...
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Genetically Engineered Cancer-Fighting Algae

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore the addition of algae as a cancer treatment with a video that explains how a specific type of algae prevents chemotherapy from attacking healthy cells. The results are amazingly positive!
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Changes in Ecosystems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does water pollution affect the environment? Provide your class with the resources to answer this question as they learn about eutrophication and ecosystem changes. Over two weeks, they simulate the effects of pollution on the...
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California Kelp Forest Restoration

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
This unit is so cool, you won't be able to "kelp" yourself! Intended for all grades, this science and activity guide for teachers offers a unique opportunity to understand kelp's role as a valuable ecological resource. Teachers and...
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Environmental Sciences

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Whether you are teaching environmental science in junior high or studying recycling in kindergarten, there is something for all in this set of lessons designed for environmental education. The 110-page packet comes with tips for teaching...
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The Marvels of Mud

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young scientists roll up their sleeves and get a little dirty in this three-day earth science investigation. Following the scientific method, children monitor the growth of algae in pond water samples in order to determine the role that...
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Microbial Universe - Part 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Continue learning about microbes, focusing on DNA and research in part three. The abundance of genetic material is beyond our scope so far. Finish up with part four to find out just where research is taking us in these findings.
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Microfishing

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use a simple method to collect living microorganisms from natural and/or artificial environments and develop skills in microscopy, observation, drawing, speculation, hypothesizing, oral presentation, and raising questions.