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Origin of Life

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Twenty-seven slides will give your students a complete overview of the biological and chemical theories behind the development of life on Earth.  There are fabulous real life photos and labelled diagrams to give details about the first...
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Meet the Tiger

For Teachers 3rd
Here is an excellent instructional activity tigers that has a research component. Integrated into the instructional activity is the premise that God created animals and the human responsibility to care for them. At learning centers...
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2 Degrees Warmer: Ocean Life in Danger

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This follow-up to "Could Just One Degree..." explains the major changes that would occur if the earth's climate continues to rise. See as many animals and their habitats are affected, continuing to "3 Degrees Warmer..." as more and more...
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3 Degrees Warmer: Heat Wave Fatalities

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A three-degree difference changes places like the Mediterranean to look like the Middle East. Extreme weather patterns such as El Nino become the norm. An extreme heat wave in Paris just recently gave us a taste of what warmer weather...
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Speciation and Genetic Drift Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Fifteen terms pertaining to speciation, extinction, and gene flow are to be matched to their definitions. This simple, easy-to-read worksheet can be used as a pop quiz for your biology learners when studying natural selection principles...
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Evolution Study Guide

For Students 7th - 10th
Thirty short-answer questions comprise this detailed review of evolution theory. Many of the questions ask scholars to define vocabulary. Because short answers are required, this activity will take some time to complete. You could give...
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A History of the Conservation in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Any student interested in the natural resources should be engaged by this PowerPoint. It gives many details and examples of problems associated with resource management. The regulations and protocols established to help with the...
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Adaptation and Evolution

For Teachers 4th - 8th
It is not unusual to use bird beaks as an example of adaptations for preteen biologists. In this particular version, there is a competitive aspect. Learners first all gather the same food with the same style of beak as a baseline...
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Past Life at Langebaan on the West Coast

For Students 6th - 9th
Three pages of intriguing pictures and reading passages about the natural history of Africa's West Coast Fossil Park make up the bulk of this handout. There are 13 questions to answer and directions for designing a poster about one of...
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Marine Biodiversity

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Begin by comparing land biodiversity to ocean biodiversity, consider the balance between speciation and extinction, and then focus on the coral reef habitat. This PowerPoint presentation is more of a lesson on coral reefs than it is on...
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Humans and the Environment

For Teachers 4th - 7th
This PowerPoint is a straightforward list of facts about how humans impact the environment. Subjects covered are extinction, natural resources, different types of pollution, and conservation efforts. Questions are presented on some...
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Missing Macroinvertebrates - Stream Side Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Field study groups collect samples of stream water and identify the macroinvertebrates found. Using their data, they calculate a water quality index to rate the health of the stream. They graph their data and discuss the value of a water...
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Jeopardy 8th Grade (Science)

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There are so many topics touched upon in this Jeopardy-style science game, that it is difficult to classify! The categories include electricity, matter, ecology, earth and space, and scientific investigation. This would best be used at...
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Evaluating the Strength of Scientific Evidence: The Rediscovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A happy discovery occurred in Arkansas in 2004: a woodpecker, believed to be extinct since the 1940s, reappeared! Or did it? Middle to high school ecologists examine scientific evidence and use critical-thinking skills to determine...
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Earth Lesson Plans

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Learners gain understanding of how a fossil is formed and why they are so important.  In this fossil lesson students create their own fossils.
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Gone But Not Forgotten

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine animals and organisms that have become extinct and their similarities to living organisms.  In this extinction lesson students divide into groups and research extinct animals.
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For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students develop a definition of extinction.  In this extinction lesson, students listen to What Happened to Dinosaurs? Students research and debate theories of what happened to dinosaurs.  Students present their arguments.
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Learning the Causes of Extinction

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are introduced to the five major reasons for extinction. In groups, they read scenarios and divide them into different categories. Using the internet, they identify which reason a certain animal became extinct. To end the...
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Endangered species

For Teachers K - 8th
Students define the following words: extinction, endangered species, meteorite collision, glaciation and climate warming. They investigate that there are 307 species on the endangered list, and an average of 10-20 species are added each...
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A Whale of a Tail!

For Teachers 4th - 7th
The learners build curiosity of marine life by examining whales. Students are exposed to the topic of whale conservation. By writing letters and adopting an animal, learners develop a personal connection with this issue. Students are...
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The Great Jellybean Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars explore natural selection and its influence on the populations to fine tune traits and characteristics. The acquisition of traits developed out of need is examined through a game played in class.
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Endangered Species

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students define extinction, name four animals and two plant species that are extinct, list three reasons why animals and plants become extinct, and create ways that would help prevent extinction.
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ESPN CRIB (Endangered Species Protected Now)

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students research the habitat of threatened and endangered species. They design habitat models for zoo exhibits. They examine causes for the extinction of different species. They present their findings and exhibit to classmates.
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Preservation is Important? Says Who?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students watch a video interview about the life/work of Mark Olson, explain how Olson's cultural and life experiences influence his perceptions of plants and plant study, and analyze and share news articles to identify differing...