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1,094 resources with the keyterm Biology

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Natural Selection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's Mr. Anderson, and he's ready to explain natural selection! Be excited, because he has the ability to make scientific biology and genetic functions in terms of natural selection make sense. With great examples and a clear and gentle...
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Exploring the Deep - Life Under the Sea

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Welcome to the deep sea, off the coast of Pakistan! Follow the biologists as they observe the ocean floor and take samples with the help of underwater robotics. Especially interesting is the abundance of methane hydrate which, when lit...
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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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Human Evolution: Biology, Bones

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners will love a weeks worth of bone study. They use bones and characteristics of bones to explore the evolution of hominoids. Bones are compared, categorized, and considered. A great way to bring physical anthropology and material...
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Evidence of Photosynthesis

For Teachers 7th
Hands on science is the way to go! Learners conduct a lab experiment to help them explain how plants make food through photosynthesis. They test for the presence of starch in leaves using iodine solution and identify the basic things...
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Remember This?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the mechanics of an fMRI and the properties of neurons. In this biology lesson, students analyze the way the brain works by performing tests in the neurons in the brain. This is all done theoretically.
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Life Systems- Zoo Central

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students investigate the various aspects associated with living things while also concentrating on their basic needs. They explore the aspects of movement and growth in plants and animals. This is done through research and other...
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Identification of Gram Negative Bacilli

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In this biology worksheet, students review the procedures used to complete the lab activity and then examine the purpose and add the information while answering the questions.
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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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Medical Explorer

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
After reading a case study, pupils will explore possible diagnoses, assessment, and treatment plans. Finding the definitions to medical vocabulary and sorting through patient history, they will begin to understand the process of...
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Investigate Science Using Crayfish

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scientists discover the importance of scientific investigation by observing live crayfish. They carefully observe the patterns of crayfish in different environments. Then they discuss their conclusions and define what all living...
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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 instructional activity, students complete a crossword puzzle with 46 questions on cell structure and function. They identify different cell organelles.
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Germs, Germs, They're Everywhere!

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Youngsters recognize that germs are everywhere, and can make us sick. They identify ways that germs can be spread, see how they can prevent the spreading of germs, and learn appropriate hand washing techniques.
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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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Cells Build Tissues, Organs and Body Systems

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders build a simple animal cell following an instruction guide. In this life science lesson, 6th graders identify the different parts and functions of the cell. They complete a worksheet after the lab.
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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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Ecosystems Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify the basic elements of an ecosystem and their individual roles. In this life science lesson plan, 8th graders conduct a scavenger hunt in their local ecosystem. They collect evidence and explain how each component...
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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. For 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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Tundra Food Chain Puzzles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify the living and nonliving components of an ecosystem. In this life science lesson plan, 6th graders connect pieces of a tundra ecosystem puzzle. They discuss how changing the nonliving environment affects the living...
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Vertebrate Matching Game

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders classify vertebrate animals according to their characteristics. In this life science lesson, 8th graders distinguish among the seven classes of vertebrates. They examine similar characteristics among those that belong to...
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Women in Science: Dr. Grace Bush

For Students 6th - 9th
Learn about the study of paleoecology with a resource about Dr. Grace Bush and her contributions to the field. After reading a one-page passage, learners answer comprehension questions and explore their personal interests in different...
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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...