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Advanced Genetics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Are your biologists ready for advanced genetics? Briefly learn about Gregor Mendel, and dive into the phylogenetic tree, linked genes, multiple genes and nonnuclear inheritance! Mr. Anderson continues his clear instruction and use of...
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Plant Part Exploration: Stems

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Explore water transport in plant stems using this fun experiment! Your scientists will start by reading Stems by Vijaya Bodach. Then, activate prior knowledge about plant stem functions and water transportation. Demonstrate this concept...
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Medical Explorer: The Big Idea

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Read informational text which relays how medical care differs around the globe and throughout history. There are three separate lessons, each focused on a particular case study, regional medical availability, and cultural norms. Learners...
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Mineral Cycling Through the Ecosystem

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain the role of different organisms in the food web. In this ecology lesson, students participate in a game to simulate mineral cycling through the web. They discuss the importance of recycling minerals and resources.
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Who Lives in the Water? Stream Side Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Andree Walker thought of everything when he wrote this resource. It includes a detailed list of materials and background information links for the teacher. In addition, it has procedures, a macroinvertebrate identification key, and tally...
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Sexual and Asexual Reproduction

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students differentiate the processes involved in sexual and asexual reproduction. In this plant science lesson plan, students discuss the pros and cons of both methods. They explain how sexual reproduction can lead to genetic diversity.
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DNA Structure

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Stop animation helps Jeremy describe the components of the Double Helix structure of DNA. This is actually a very informative clip which will make explaining the nature of DNA easy to understand.
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Cell Division

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Use this short video to introduce how cell division works. Note: The text scrolls rather quickly, you may need to pause to read the text completely.
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Animal Cells

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Check out this fantastic image of an animal cell, while a narrator describes each part. This is a great video to show your class at the beginning of an animal cell lesson.
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Origin and Evolution of Life, Part 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Continue your exploration of the origin of life with part three of this wonderful five-part series. This episode examines Precambrian fossils found in the Berges Shale. Watch this video to find out the value of this discovery to...
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Hubris Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Bring this lesson on hubris to your short story unit. After reading Jack London's "To Build a Fire," young readers discuss the role of hubris in the protagonist's death. The lesson has connections to other short stories, such as "The...
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The Human-Animal Bond

For Students 5th - 8th
Youngsters read about the bond between some animals and humans and how animals help us out. Unusual examples are given: honey-guide birds, dolphins that shepherd fish for fishermen, landmine-locating rats, and piranhas that give...
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Feelin' Buggy

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Feelin' buggy? Your young learners will be after this awesome inquiry-based interdisciplinary lesson. Your class will explore insects while also practicing descriptive writing as they compare and contrast the sight, smell, and touch...
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Cell Structure and Function Crossword

For Students 7th - 12th
In this biology worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle with 46 questions on cell structure and function. They identify different cell organelles.
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Characteristics of Life

For Students 9th - 10th
This is an extensive resource that focuses on the characteristics of life. Scientists read a series of short passages, highlighting main ideas and answering comprehension questions as they go. After they have completed the reading,...
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Dichotomous Keys

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create their own dichotomous key. In this life science lesson, students classify organisms according to their characteristics. They explain how this method is useful to biologists.
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Polar Bears in Peril - Climate Change Culprit?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the changes in sea ice over several years. In this life science lesson, students review and examine 20 years of data. They use Excel to graph data and analyze trends.
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Discovery Streaming Video: “Life Science: Bacteria”

For Students 7th - 12th
If your class is watching the Discovery streaming video Life Science:Bacteria, Understanding: Bacteria, or just studying bacteria, this might be a useful resource for helping students to discover the deeper impact of bacteria on their...
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Cells and Their Organelles

For Students 6th - 12th
Introduce your learners to cells and organelles with this resource. This series of handouts and images asks young scientists to read short informational paragraphs, answer identification questions, and color and label diagrams of an...
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Asexual Reproduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Even though this presentation was designed to supplement a specific textbook chapter, the content is easily adapted to any high school biology course. It introduces asexual reproduction and explains six different types: mitosis, binary...
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Aerobic/Anaerobic Respiration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Both aerobic and anerobic respiration are introduced in this succinct PowerPoint. The chemical equations for both are included. The last slides give instructions for a lab activity in which pupils use a gas sensor to measure the...
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Blood

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Although there are vocabulary terms in this PowerPoint that use British spelling, the presentation is attractive and educational. The content flows from the general composition of blood, into the different types of blood cells and their...
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You CAN Make a Difference

For Students 7th - 9th
Discover new ways to save energy with these suggestions! The next generation can read a list of ways to reduce one's carbon footprint and respond to questions in the margin. A few key terms are neatly organized in a vocabulary section...
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Environmental Causes of Birth Defects

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Get your high schoolers thinking about the factors that lead to birth defects. They examine how environmental factors and personal choices can cause birth defects in unborn children. They discover the effects of various handicaps such as...