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44 resources with the concept symbiotic relationships

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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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Coral Bleaching

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is coral bleaching? Tackle a trendy topic with a narrated animation. Through a combination of video and illustration, the narrator introduces viewers to a coral reef, then goes inside a coral polyp to show its symbiotic relationship...
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Frenemies, Bros and Killers: A Lesson in Symbiosis

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Animals and plants develop relationships and rely on each other to survive. Pupils learn more about symbiosis through a video, a hands-on matching activity, and a game. They differentiate and describe each type on a written evaluation.
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“I Can’t Live Without You!” A Close-up Examination of Microorganisms Involved in Mutually Beneficial Symbiotic Relationships

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
To gain an understanding of symbiotic relationships that exhibit nature working together, scholars create slides of three different microorganisms working in symbiotic relationships. Through careful observation, they learn why termites,...
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Nutcracker Fantasy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Clark's nutcracker bird hides seeds in 25,000 different sites every year to save for winter. Lesson demonstrates how difficult it would be to find these seeds months later when they need them for food. In the first of five lesson,...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The largest concentration of free-roaming wildlife in the continental United States is found in Yellowstone National Park. A video describes the three main types of population interactions: mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism. It...
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The Flower and the Fly

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
It's like a biological "Beauty and the Beast!" The fascinating mutualism between a South African meganosed fly and a deep-throated geranium builds a case study in coevolution for your biology buffs to analyze. After reading about this...
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Make a Difference!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
We are very dependent upon other life forms around us to survive. Here, scholars explore relationships in the ecosystem with the help of Auntie Litter and the pollution patrol. They imagine a world without grass, making connections to...
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Termite Symbiosis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to the wood a termite eats? Pupils learn about the three types of symbiosis with pictures of symbiotic pairs. Afterward, they determine whether there is a symbiotic relationship with a termite by dissecting termites and...
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Do Trees Talk?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fungi could be considered the social network of the forest. A video lesson describes how fungi connect the plant species of the forest and create a symbiotic relationship. The episode from the It's Okay to be Smart series emphasizes the...
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Mitochondrial DNA

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Do young scientists know that some traits are only passed down by the mother? Mitochondrial DNA is an interesting phenomenon that provides researchers with a lot of useful information. Scholars learn about the endosymbiotic theory, what...
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Understanding Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do populations interact with one another? Identify the different types of interactions and how population sizes fluctuate and affect one another using an interesting PowerPoint presentation. Learners explore real-world examples of...
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Higher Cells Incorporate an Ancient Chromosome

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Chromosomes contain keys to history including links from royalty to Neanderthals. Young scientists learn about Ivan Wallin's research into chromosomes with an animation and videos. Then, the concept connects to mysteries related to...
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2018 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The average AP Biology score dropped in 2018 with the addition of more data tables and graphs. Offer additional practice free-response questions by using the questions from the 2018 AP exam covering phylogenetic trees, cell structure and...
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Deep History of Life on Earth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take it all the way back! Young scientists discover the changes that took place from the time Earth became solid to present day through an interesting interactive. The resource guides users through key events that have shaped our world...
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Ecological Relationships

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What are ecological relationships? Well, it can be complicated! Paint a clear picture for pupils with a fun and informative video. It explains and illustrates each relationship thoroughly, from pesky parasites to snuggly symbiotes.
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Endosymbiotic Theory

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Eukaryotes—were we born from an act of predation that backfired? Ponder this and other questions of evolution with a video from a well-written biology playlist. Topics include the origins of mitochondria and chloroplasts, unusual...
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LS2A - Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Everybody needs somebody... especially in nature! Show your young ecologists the finer points of NGSS standard LS2A, Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, using the helpful ideas in the video. The narrator discusses the...
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Species Interactions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every species competes for food. The video explains interspecific competition, intraspecific competition, and the competitive exclusion principle as a part of predator-prey relationships. It also covers resource partitioning and the...
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The Double-Crossing Ants to Whom Friendship Means Nothing

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
I'll scratch your back, if you'll scratch mine—unless someone else comes along that is a better scratcher! Examine the fickle nature of rainforest insects using a captivating video. The narrator describes the mutualistic relationship...
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These Termites Turn Your House into a Palace of Poop

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Everyone knows that termites are bad news for the wooden parts of a home. How do they do it, and how can we stop them? Go inside a termite (literally) to discover the scores of bacteria and protists that help make wood taste good. 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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Chemosynthesis and Hydrothermal Vent Life

For Students 6th - 12th
What's life like in a hydrothermal vent? Find out in part five of a 13-part series. Learners journey to one of the harshest environments on the planet, the hydrothermal vent, to learn about the creatures that survive the extreme...
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Symbiosis: Mutualism, Commensalism, and Parasitism

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Hyenas normally hunt alone, however scientists discovered that in Israel, hyenas hunt with wolf packs. When relationships develop between different species, we call it symbiosis. The videos teach about the three types of symbiosis and an...