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258 resources with the concept species

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Sea Turtles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate eight different species of sea turtles while being involved in classroom lecture and video presentation. The characteristics used to identify sea turtles is taught to help students identify unknown species.
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Website Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils use the internet to complete a species scavenger hunt. In groups, they answer questions given to them about sea lions, rockfish and killer whales. As a class, they identify any questions they have and discuss the role government...
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Natural Selection

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use the Planets feature of their software to experiment and gain a insight into the way that creatures may evolve over a certain period of time. Students identify and analyze various questions as presented in the instructional...
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How do new species form?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders conduct a critical analysis of current evolutionary concepts. They describe how scientists continue to investigate theories. Students examine examples with experimental data that suggest alternative methods of species...
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Biodiversity Bird Hunt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the influence of biodiversity on human culture through the use of birds. They brainstorm words that come to mind when they think of human cultures. They describe ways that human culture and biodiversity are linked.
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Natural Selection Simulation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners simulate the changes in a natural population of birds or other species. They establish baseline data of population fluctuation for a closed population with a stable food supply. They graph the data to complete their mutations.
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Wildlife in Arkansas

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify three species of wildlife in Arkansas. They discuss the environment in which the whitetail deer, raccoon, and beaver live in. They identify the footprints of each animal and discuss how the animals are harvested...
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Sampling Variation in a Natural Population

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the phenotypic variation within a natural population of a single species. They collect data on the species and analyze the data using statistical/spreadsheet software. Students interpret their results and present their...
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Learning To Identify Insects

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students utilize the Internet to locate a variety of insects. The pictures located are compared and contrasted and placed into a book which is published by the class.
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Paleoecology of "Fossilized" Owl Pellets

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners examine fossilized owl pellets to determine how a species environmental preferences allow us to reconstruct probable past environments. Differences in anatomy are used to identify species in this lesson.
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Show Some Backbone and Teach Invertebrates

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify two similarities and two differences between two phyla, assign fictitious invertebrate to its phylum and explain why it belongs in that grouping, and construct member of given phylum and explain why it should be...
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In a Family Way

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research a rare species of animals that are a step away from the well known animals of our zoos. They create a mobile which displays the geography, habits, population and habitat of the animals. They draw a picture.
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Species Distribution Project

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore how to classify new species.
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Web of Life - Endangered Species

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students have an index card with the name of one species found in their predetermined ecosystem. They see what happens when one part of the ecosystem is endangered.
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Got the Whole World in My Hands

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students review factors that threaten survival of different species. this lesson is part of a multi-segmented unit on animal survival.
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Diversity of Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the diversity of life forms and the role that interdependency plays in our world through a mult-segmented unit. This segment introduces the unit.
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Natural Selection

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students model natural selection by using various utensils to "capture food" using a simulated species called "Woolybooger's."
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The Physiological Tolerance of Two Species of Protozoans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the differences in pH tolerance between the two species and relate these differences to their respective niches.