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194 resources with the keyterm species

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Populations : Biotic Potential

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Why do most populations remain stable over time? Usually it is a result of either environmental resistance or carrying capacity. Examine some of the factors that help stabilize animal populations, and explore some of the changes that...
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Reebops a Model "Organism" for Teaching Genetics Concepts

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Reebops are cute, marshmallow-based creatures that can be used to teach inheritance. Beginning biologists draw strips of paper that represent chromosomes from two envelopes, one for the father, and one for the mother. Each parent...
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Species

For Students 6th - 12th
How are living organisms grouped? In this eight-minute video clip, the system of grouping them according to similarities and relationships is broken down in a simple and straightforward manner. Sal explains the definition of species and...
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What is an Ecosystem?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Take a brief look at the Florida Everglades. What kinds of animal populations exist there? Use this video to help define introductory vocabulary for your unit on ecosystems, and click the links posted below the video to provide your...
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Is There Room for Everybody?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the capacity of animals able to live in one habitat. For this habitat lesson, 3rd graders play a game that shows the food chain and the interactions between animals in an area. Students discover that food is a major...
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Art: Coral Reef Ala Oil

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students investigate Australia's Great Barrier Reef and create oil paintings of it. After their research, they apply various painting techniques to depict air bubbles, sun's radiation, and color blending. For older students, the...
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Evolution!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Almost 100 slides explore the history of life and how it has changed over time. Full of photos and graphics, the colorful text is highly informative. You could go through these slides, pick and choose which you might want to highlight,...
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Chapter 23 Guided Notes: The Origin of Species

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
This doesn't have to be used as a guided notes worksheet because the questions are thought-provoking and applicable to any biology class that is learning about the origin of species. Pupils write out answers to questions about...
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Macroevolution - Speciation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The content of this PowerPoint on speciation is concise, yet comprehensive. It addresses a definition of species, geographic and reproductive isolation, and the rates and patterns of speciation. Images on each slide are relevant and of...
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Classification Schemes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior biologists journey through the hiearchy of living things with these activites. Using a dichotomous key, they identify common algae, plants, and fish. They design their own key for a mixture of seeds and a collection of...
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Who Lives Here?

For Teachers K - 12th
Students identify various aquatic wildlife species. In this biology lesson students collect clues about animals that live in wetland habitats. Students rotate through several stations displaying particular animal species to collect their...
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Third Quarter Review - Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To review for an exam on classification and evolutionary concepts, junior biologists can play Biology Jeopardy! Multiple-choice questions are presented in game-show style with large colorful photos and graphics. Since each individual...
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Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Play Jeopardy as you review what might possibly be an entire year's high school biology course! The vast variety of questions requires that you read through the slides to make sure that they all relate to your curriculum. You could make...
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Multiple Intelligences

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders choose an activity to help them memorize the animal classification terms according to their own "multiple intelligences" learning style. In this animal classification and study skills lesson plan, 5th graders memorize...
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Freshwater Fish Anatomy & Taxonomy

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders use a classification key to identify organisms.  In this classification instructional activity students identify freshwater species of fish and document their observations. 
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Arizona Plant Booklet: An Introduction to Arizona Plants & Cacti

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore variety of plants & cacti in their Arizona community by collecting samples and taking photographs. Can be adapted to other areas.
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Science: Her-bariums Galore!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars collect and identify plant species and construct herbariums both at school and at home. By gathering data from both locales, they draw conclusions and make predictions about plant diversity. Upon completion of the...
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Become an Expert

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students are assigned a separate species of plant or bird to research. Using a worksheet, they are responsible for finding a variety of information on their assigned plant or bird. They also complete a mini-poster and give an oral...
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Investigating Our Past: Where Did Humans Come From?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the theories of human evolution. In this research based lesson, learners research and discuss how geographic isolation, interbreeding, generalization, and specialization are factors in the history of humans. Groups work...
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Paper Pets

For Students 8th - 10th
In this paper pets genetics worksheet, learners are given 4 genetic traits found in a particular species (paper pet). Students are given the genotypes of the parents of the paper pets and they perform genetic crosses using punnet squares...
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Classification of Agricultural Animals

For Teachers 10th
Students of biology should find this powerpoint interesting as it recaps the basics of classification and Latin and common names of familiar farm animals. The slides are clear, not loaded with text, and lead the students through the...
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STEMbite: Species and Breeds

For Students 6th - 8th
Species are categories of living things. The teacher uses a box of different-flavored jellybeans to represent species, but the analogy breaks down as he defines species as two organisms that cannot produce viable offspring. He then...
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Animal Communication

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students understand that all species have some capacity for communication. Students are exposed to the fact that all species have a capacity for communication. They are enlighten to the fact that communication abilities range from very...
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Who Takes Care of the Maya Forest Corridor?

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the work of conservationists and how they make sure animals and people are safe in their habitats. They identify the rules, laws, jobs, and people who help them feel safe and keep them healthy. Students explore who...