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24 resources with the concept characteristics of life

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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Teachers 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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Critter Curators

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Young scientists explore the dark, damp, and dirty world of earthworms in this hands-on life science unit. In order to gain a better understanding of these slimy critters, children first perform a series of investigations before finally...
4:31
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Why Can't Some Birds Fly?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Back in the day, all birds had the ability to fly. Why would evolutionary adaptations take that away from some species? A video presentation discusses the cost of having the ability to fly and why that feature may not be ideal for some...
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Characteristics of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Life exists in many different forms from tiny nanobes to the Humongous Fungus, the largest form of life. Scholars learn the definition of life and the shared characteristics of these greatly varied organisms. They demonstrate knowledge...
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Biology Before Darwin: Crash Course History of Science #19

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When did biology become a proper science? Travel back in time to the evolution of natural history during part 19 in an ongoing History of Science series. Pupils discover early pioneers in the study of plants and animals, the birth of...
6:16
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Sharks Sharks Sharks and More Sharks

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Learn what makes a shark a shark and their classifications in a video presentation. The focus of the presentation is an exploration of the unique species of sharks from different orders.
13:40
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Where Did Life Come From?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Just when you thought you had life figured out ... here comes another great video! Young biologists discover the multi-faceted meaning of life through a video from a comprehensive science playlist. Content includes when life appeared on...
7:56
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Characteristics of Life

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What makes a living thing, well, living? Explore the many characteristics of living things through an animated video. Science scholars become acquainted with the obvious and not-so-obvious traits exhibited by organisms, then learn that...
7:41
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Classification

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Where did our classification system come from, and why is it so important? Budding biologists discover binomial nomenclature through a brief but informative video. The resource covers the three kingdoms, then branches out from there to...
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It's Alive or Is It!?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Seems like a fairly simple question—until you begin asking your class! Get pupils acquainted with the characteristics of life through pairs classification, discussion, and scientific reading. The lesson plan, part of the K20 series, also...
8:08
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LS1A - Structure and Function

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Form follows function, from simple bacteria to complex mammals. Demonstrate this essential standard, LS1A, using the tips in a short video about the Next Generation Science Standards. Topics include when to introduce cells and organelles...
2:07
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Why Don’t Sheep Shrink In The Rain?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sheep wear their wool through rain, wind, and snow without harm; our sweaters don't share the same fate! Watch the video explanation of the make-up of wool and how the harsh washer and dryer environment affects it. Pupils learn that wool...
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C. elegans and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce the topic of astrobiology in a unit that's out of this world. Biology scholars examine the search for extraterrestrial life by culturing roundworms, a species that has been key in helping researchers understand the challenges...
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Is it Alive?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Interestingly enough, movement is not a characteristic of living things. The first activity in a series of 20 introduces learners to the concepts of living versus non-living things and then focuses on biologists and what they study....
7:28
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Three Domains of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Isn't a domain already a set of values, a territory, part of a web address, and an area of magnetism? In the last video, the instructor walks learners through a history of life on Earth. Scholars then see the seven characteristics of all...
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Living or Nonliving

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
It's alive! Or is it? Through a series of shared readings, whole class activities, and independent exercises children explore the difference between living and non-living things, creating a pair of printable books to demonstrate their...
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Living and Non-Living Sort

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
What do an ice cream cone, bicycle, and alarm clock all have in common? That's exactly what young scientists will find out as sort these pictures and learn about the differences between living and non-living things.
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Life on Other Planets

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Is there life beyond Earth? Take a look through a virtual telescope in a video that provides possible scenarios in which life could exist on other planets.
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Animals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
For every human in the world, there are one million ants! The instructor shows the phylogenetic tree of animals and where they stand compared to other organisms. The video then focuses on vertebrates and invertebrates, exploring what...
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Moving Mammals

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How many different ways do mammals move from place to place? An online resource uses animation to show how different mammals move. Learners use a slider to speed up or slow down a variety of mammals. The versatile lesson works as a...
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Night Friends - American Bats

For Teachers K - 8th
Bats are a misunderstood species. Pupils learn about the characteristics of bats in a three-part lesson. They begin by examining the adaptations of different types of bats, then explore the misconceptions humans have about the species....
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What Environmental Conditions Lead to the Hatching of Brine Shrimp?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Will changing the environment in which brine shrimp live impact their reproductive success? Young scientists get hands-on experience studying the habitat of brine shrimp in a two-week immersion lesson. The teacher's guide provides all of...
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Characteristics of Life

For Students 9th - 12th
We all know what it means for something to be living, right? In the first installment of a five-part video series, viewers first learn about the seven characteristics of life. The video then analyzes these characteristics in relation to...
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Academic Raceway 500: Animal Science

For Teachers K - 2nd
This animal science PowerPoint addresses the living needs that animals have. The slideshow is an interactive race car track, with the object being to be the first student to move around the track. This is done by answering each life...