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1,094 resources with the keyterm Biology

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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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Throat Culture

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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Wetland vs. Stream Macroinvertebrates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A link to a comprehensive macroinvertebrate guide gives you the information needed to prepare for this field study activity. Sample macroinvertebrates are collected from areas representing different environmental conditions. Junior...
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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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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...
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Introduction to Watsonville Wetlands

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Identify the different plants and animals found in wetlands, your class will explain the importance of wetland ecosystem and locate the different wetlands in their area.
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The Secchi Disk-A Classroom Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Construct a Secchi disk based on procedure provided. For this laboratory skills and procedures lesson students demonstrate how to use the disk to measure the transparency of given solutions. They graph and discuss results.
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Investigative Case - "Rio Grande Wildlife Refuge"

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students study wildlife management as it relates to ecological principles and whole systems. They role play professional ecologists working for the fish and wildlife service to develop a plan to manage a new wildlife refuge along the Rio...
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Human Body Corp.

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate body systems by participating in a role-play activity. Third, fourth, and fifth graders pretend that they are an organ or system of the human body, and they must write a letter to the body "corporation" discussing...
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Genetically Modified Food (GMF)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore genetically modified foods through various experiments. For this biology lesson, students discuss the safety issues related to GMF's. They conduct a PCR analysis to identify the presence of genetic modification.
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Life Cycle for 2nd Grade

For Teachers 2nd
Discover the similarities and differences between adult animals and their offspring.  Second graders will complete several activities such as compare pictures of ducks, match pictures of adult animals to their babies, and use key...
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Insect Investigation

For Teachers 1st
Investigation is a brilliant way to spark scientific inquiry. First graders will identify, research, and report what they have learned about a mysterious bug found on the playground. They will use multimedia resources for research and...
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Cells - The Basic Unit of Life

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Introduce young scholars to cells, and their many parts in this biology presentation. Students see that plant and animal cells have many of the same type of structures, but also have many differences as well. They will be challenged to...
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Symbiotic Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Offering a comprehensive overview of symbiotic relationships, this presentation would be a great way to introduce or review material covered in a biology class. There are definitions, examples, and a quiz on the meaning of parasitism,...
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Time Lapse of Plants Growing

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Your class just planted seeds and they really want to know what's going to happen next. Watch as many small bush beans sprout up in seconds. The clip is only 34 seconds long but will definitely interest young scientists.
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Seedling Time Lapse

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
A Courgette seedling pushes up through the ground and spreads its leaves before your eyes. No sound is included. Use this for your young biologists.
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Periodical Cicada Survival

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners explore defense mechanisms involved in predatory/prey relationships.They engage in a discussion about predatory/prey interactions. They reflect on the life cycle and behavior of the cicada.
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Human Traits

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore genetic engineering. In this genetic engineering lesson, 6th graders identify ten common physical traits among classmates. Students create a graph to demonstrate data and discover dominant and recessive traits in...
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Mapping the Human Genome

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils study DNA and how it was discovered.  For this biology lesson students see the effects of mapping the human genome would have. 
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Word Roots and Scientific Method - The Science of Biology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
During the first week of your biology course, you may want to familiarize learners with Greek and Latin root words to strengthen their scientific vocabulary. You can also give them definitions of science and biology. Introduce the five...
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Jeans for Genes Trivia Quiz

For Teachers 9th - 10th
For this biology worksheet, students answer 30 multiple choice trivia questions on various genetics and types of chromosome abnormalities.