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252 reviewed resources for Cell Theory

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The Evolution of Living Things-Science Puzzlers, Twisters & Teasers

For Students 5th - 8th
In this evolution instructional activity, students unscramble 9 vocabulary terms to solve a clue as well as complete 8 other riddles and word scrambles about evolution vocabulary.
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Energy and the Angle of Insolation

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine the relationships between angle of incidence and energy. They describe how the angle of insolation varies in one day, in one year, at different points in the Earth. Finally, students propose the placement of solar...
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Dinosaur and DNA Days

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Biology stars extract DNA samples from beef thymus and then examine its properties. They use enzymes to digest the DNA samples, and then use electrophoresis to separate fragments. Finally, they discuss methods and principles of...
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Is There Really Life on Mars?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the work of scientists and determine how they test their theories.
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Cloning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view the history to cloning cats. Students show examples of what they know about cloning. Students surf the net on all theories on cloning. Students view the critics views on cloning.
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Transformation With A Firefly Gene

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students understand the process of bacterial transformation through experimentation. They describe the function of two important genes of the pBestLuc plasmid. They explain how to induce competence in E. coli cells.
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Wherever We Go, There They Are!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The central video for this lesson is not available through the included resource link. However, the activity that simulates the passing of a virus through a population is impacting and the other resource links are invaluable. Use this...
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Transformation of Energy-8th Grade

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine how electricity is produced in relation to the atom as well as what causes electric current to flow and what determines how much current flows through a circuit. These and other concepts of transformation of energy...
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Chem-Speak (Introduction to Chemical Equations)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain what constitutes a chemical reaction and how chemical equations represent chemical reactions by means of discussion and demonstrations.
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What Is a "Model"?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Model the transfer of energy during a typical 24-hour period. Young scholars use a game-like approach to learning the patterns of heat transfer through the day and night. Groups of four exchange different tokens as the energy transfers...
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Manduca sexta: Caterpillar Dissection

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Caterpillars have an amazing, yet tough job to perform in their short lives — eat much, avoid predators, and try not to let all those comments about being the unattractive stage of the life cycle get to them. How do they handle it all?...
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Can Energy Be Created or Destroyed?

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Energy doesn't come out of nowhere! An engaging lesson has learners investigate energy as it transforms from one type to another. They collect data to prove that energy is not lost as it changes.
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Human Cloning: Is it Biological Plagiarism?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is cloning good or harmful? Help your class understand the risks and benefits as they read, research, and discuss human cloning. Individuals form teams, research information, and present to the class before concluding with an in-depth...
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Rock My World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct a hands-on experiment designed to demonstrate how continents and oceans formed and why the manner of formation is relevant to a study of volcanoes.
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Bacteria: Structure and Function

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
For as small as they are, there sure is a lot of information for young scientists to learn about bacteria. Help simplify the subject with this instructional presentation that explores the structure, nutrition, and reproduction of...
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Why Are Compact Fluorescent Bulbs More Efficient?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Compact fluorescent bulbs are the easiest way to increase energy efficiency around the house. But why? Science scholars compare CF bulbs with their incandescent counterparts using a simple test. A solar-powered toy illuminates the...
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Genetics and the Master Race

For Teachers 7th Standards
How did the beginnings of genetic research influence the Nazi party? A thorough, engaging unit incorporates the work of Gregor Mendel, the study of inherited traits, and the use of racism and discrimination during the Holocaust.
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Natural Selection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biology grows on you. The presentation covers natural selection including genes, evolution, drug resistance, domestication, artificial selection, limiting factors, overpopulation, reproduction, adaptations, and alleles. It includes...
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What Is Beyond the Rainbow?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Help your classes see what they cannot see. Using different eyewear, scholars experience different light spectrums. Learners may be surprised by how the world looks with infrared light, thermal imaging, and ultraviolet light.
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Holmes' Model of Convection

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Convection currents do more than just bake a cake. A quick lesson demonstrates the convection currents of the earth and how they contribute to continental drift. An animation illustrates the movement of the currents and demonstrates how...
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Daly's Model of Subduction

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The subduction model: helping learners understand how continental drift is possible. An animation demonstration illustrates the process of subduction through an analysis of the earth's layers. The instructor narrates the process as the...
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Triplet Code

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Genetic code for amino acids always uses three letters. The explanation for why it occurs in triplets makes for a brief statistical video. Examples of single and double letter codes prove insufficient for the number of amino acids.
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Feed Me, Seymour

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students work in small groups to create posters illustrating the major facts and functions of plant organs. Within their groups, they assume the role of specialists creating specialized posters pertaining to the different parts of plants.
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The Bird Project

For Teachers 7th
Students explore the different characteristics and features of birds. In this life science lesson, students research information on the bird of their choice. They prepare a report and present their findings in class.

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