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How to paint a watercolor and ink flower bouquet | Watercolor Flower Painting Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 1

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Engage young scientists in a study of climate change with a collections of lessons that combine online research with labs, videos, activities, nature walks, and a NASA data analysis tool to examine different Earth's systems and how they...
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Focus on Forests

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Trees look different, just like people look different. Let's look at some up close! Throughout this outdoor activity, elementary learners spend time outside observing the trees on their school property, and reporting on their...
1 In 1 Collection
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Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
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AP: Chapter 10: Photosynthesis

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
AP biologists or college-level botanists consider in-depth details of the photosynthetic process. They examine the structures in a leaf and the roles that they play. They label neat and colorful diagrams of photosystems and electron...
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Plant Structure and Function: Roots, Stems, and Leaves

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists found fossils of plants more than 420 million years old—but plants existed for up to 100 million years prior to these fossils. Learn about the importance of plants to the entire planet. Viewing a presentation helps scholars...
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Specialized Cells: Significance and Examples

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
All cells are created equal, but some go on to do amazing things! Find out more about these super hero cells with a short video from a well-written biology playlist. Topics include specialized plant and animal cells and how cells know to...
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Transpiring Trees

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a tree-rific addition to your water cycle unit? Teams of young foresters examine the role of transpiration in the water cycle through a week's worth of activities. Pupils analyze how trees take in and transport water during...
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Why Do Leaves Change Color?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Discover the scientific explanation of fall leaves! The lesson narrator describes the role of chlorophyll, glucose, and weather in the process of the color-changing process. He adds an overview of carotenoids and flavonoids to explain...
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Coniferous and Deciduous Trees

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What are the differences between coniferous and deciduous trees? Supplement your tree lessons with a set of activities that has learners describing, naming, comparing, and reading about deciduous and coniferous trees. The activities are...
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Transport in Plants, Part 2: Xylem and Transpiration

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ninety-nine percent of the water absorbed in plants transpires into the atmosphere. The second video in a three-part series explains transpiration in plants. It details how they pull water into the roots; how water passes through the...
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November Bell Ringers

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
All things November in a set of 32 bell ringer ideas to get you through the month. From writing about November to writing about colors and feelings in fall, these bell ringers are fun and allow creative writing practice.
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Leaf Structure Lab

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Two guard cells protect every stoma on a leaf. The video explains the structures of leaves, including stomatas. It details how to identify the parts under a microscope.
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Leaf Structure

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take it or leaf it, the video teaches the structure of leaves. It includes a discussion of stomata and the importance of transpiration. It also explains the role of chloroplasts.
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Leaf Pigments and Light

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do leaves change color in the fall? The video explains the relationship between chlorophyll and light, connects the concepts of light to photosynthesis, relates the visible color spectrum to electromagnetic radiation. 
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Leaf Litter Ecology Lab

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Some organisms spend their entire lives in leaf litter. The third in a series of six is a great lesson exploring the community of leaf litter. Groups gather and then spread leaf litter over white paper and remove leaves/twigs while...
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Why Do Leaves Change Colors in the Fall?

For Students K - 5th Standards
Trees' leaves change all year round. The cycle is continuous from green to red to orange to brown until dead. Watch a video that explains this cycle and the science behind a tree's need to shed its leaves.
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Plant Features

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Pine needles are actually modified leaves. In the 16th installment of 20, young scientists explore plants. Through an analysis of leaves — shape, veins, and edges — pupils see how to classify plants based on structural features.
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History of Plant Classification

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Bamboo, the fastest growing plant in the world, can grow up to 35 inches in one day! Pupils learn how plants historically have been classified and determine if these traits are appropriate to use in this 17th lesson of 20. They will also...
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Looking at Leaves

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Discover the Colombian rainforest through a presentation that follows a young girl named Chayo. Chayo describes her daily life, exploring the rainforest filled with plants and animals. After getting to know Chayo, scholars go on a nature...
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Fractions of Fun

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Reinforce concepts and encourage learner engagement with a collection of math games, science experiments, and cross curricular activities. In one fun resource, learners sort objects, keep a diary of everyday fractions, play a game using...
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Who Needs Dirt?

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do plants get the nutrients they need? This is the focus of a video that discusses how plants use photosynthesis to survive, with or without dirt.
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Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
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For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Young scholars explore famous paintings.  In this cross-curriculum art appreciation lesson, students play a matching game in which they sort items from each season.  Young scholars listen to Hello Harvest Moon by Ralph Fletcher and...
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Classification Schemes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior biologists journey through the hiearchy of living things with these activites. Using a dichotomous key, they identify common algae, plants, and fish. They design their own key for a mixture of seeds and a collection of...