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429 resources with the keyterm Life Science

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Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt Video
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Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the Real World - Problem 2 Video
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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 9 of 13

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In Central Asia, Spencer Wells confronts political obstacles on his track to meet the man whose blood holds the genetic key that fathered Native Americans and Europeans. Learners will meet the Chuchi, a remote nomadic Russian tribe that...
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Games on Echolocation

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Get a little batty with life science! This fun simulation game replicates how bats use echolocation to hunt moths in their native Hawaiian habitat. After creating blind folds and discussing some basic principles of echolocation, students...
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A Study of Organs

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders dissect animals to investigate their anatomy. In this life science instructional activity, 7th graders name at least three different internal organs. They explain the functions of these organs.
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Mineral Cycling Through the Ecosystem

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explain the role of different organisms in the food web. In this ecology lesson plan, 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 wants to be a Millionaire Student: 5th Grade Science

For Teachers 5th
Check out this exciting PowerPoint that simulates the famous gameshow "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" The theme of this game is 5th grade science. What a great way to review important facts with your students. Note: You can use this...
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Natural Selection Made Easy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Clear up any confusion related to natural selection and evolution. This straight forward clip explains the differences between natural selection and evolution and sheds light on misconceptions Charles Darwin had about the process of...
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Honey Bees - Life Cycle

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Bees are the best! Learn about the life cycle of honey bees, their history, and how important they are to our environment. A professional honey bee keeper describes the metamorphosis, hive construction, and life cycle of the bee. A very...
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Human Ancestry Made Easy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the Out of Africa Theory, genetics, and human ancestry with this clear and interesting video clip. Older scientists will gain a basic understanding of how genetic markers have helped anthropologists determine the origin and...
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Is it alive?

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Kids in grades K-2 increase their logical reasoning and visual discrimination skills by determining which things shown are alive. They use the criteria that all living things move on their own to mark each image as alive or not. 
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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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Body Parts

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this science worksheet, students identify the placement of the main parts of the human body. Students begin by cutting out the head and torso pieces and pasting them and the smaller body parts in the proper location.
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Poetry Through Digital Storytelling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bring digital storytelling to your language arts class! To begin, learners select their own topic, such as a poem that reflects a life experience they had or a historical figure who interests them. Then they work to create a storyboard...
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Frog Life Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Take a look at these amazing photographs and start a class discussion of the life cycle of a frog. Mrs. Frog introduces her babies and asks learners what they are called. They will view the process by which her babies change into...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Teeth

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
What kind of teeth do alligators have? Find out as you play a quiz game all about teeth. There are 15 questions all related to how various animals eat, swallow, and chew with their chompers. 
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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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Levers and Wedges in the Human Body

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students identify the various parts of the body that serve as wedges and levers, identifying the fulcrum for each body lever. They bite into carrots and apples to analyze how their jaws and teeth work, then complete three worksheets that...
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Animals and Humans

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify the functions of various body parts. They participate in the "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes" song, draw a picture of themselves and other mammals, and create a traced outline of their body that they add features to....
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Dichotomous Keys

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners create their own dichotomous key. In this life science instructional activity, students classify organisms according to their characteristics. They explain how this method is useful to biologists.
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Collecting Compost

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify the three stages of soil decomposition. In this life science lesson, students make their own compost pile and observe its dynamics from week to week. They collect temperature data and observations.
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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, 8th graders conduct a scavenger hunt in their local ecosystem. They collect evidence and explain how each component is...
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Polar Bears in Peril - Climate Change Culprit?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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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Tundra Food Chain Puzzles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify the living and nonliving components of an ecosystem. For this life science lesson, 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...