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Taking Down Syndrome to School

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about the ways they can befriend and understand people who are different from them with a reading comprehension lesson plan. As youngsters read Taking Down Syndrome to School by Jenna Glatzer, they answer a series of...
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How Mistakes in Cell Division Can Result in down Syndrome and Miscarriages

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some genetic conditions occur without being inherited. The distinction becomes the focus of the lesson. It details the process of cell division that results in trisomy on various chromosomes. A worksheet highlights the results including...
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ESL Holiday Lessons: World Down Syndrome Day

For Students 6th - 10th
For this language skills worksheet, students read an article about World Down Syndrome Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble ...
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Down Syndrome: Lesson Plan

For Teachers K
You don't usually find lessons written just for learners with Down syndrome, so this is a true jewel. Kindergartners will explore farm animal sounds and identification as they sing the song, "Down on Grandpa's Farm." They sing the song,...
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Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Down-Syndrome on the Drums!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
To learn about various topics and improve their social skills, learners with special needs play along with music on drums and other sound objects. Teachers take digital pictures of the students participation and use them to make bulletin...
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Chromosomes and Karyotypes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
 One in 150 babies born presents a chromosomal condition, and society is getting closer to recognizing these as normal variations. Scholars learn about chromosomes and karyotypes with a resource that focuses on Down Syndrome as well as...
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Disability in the Media

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners look at websites about Down Syndrome and respond to how the media has impacted this disability on society. In this Down Syndrome lesson plan, students respond to different situations on worksheets. 
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Hereditary Defects: Down Syndrome and Sickle Cell Anemia

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students solve problems like the following examples: 1. If you have 10,000 women, age 30, who have babies and one in 900 of these births will result in a Down syndrome baby, how many will have this disease? 2. 5,000 babies are born;...
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Mitosis, Meiosis, and Fertilization

For Students 7th - 12th
An explanatory introduction to genes opens the worksheet for young geneticists. Then, through diagrams and reading passages, mitosis is explained. This is just a general explanation, as the phases of mitosis are not mentioned. Pupils...
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Understanding and Supporting Our Peers with Cognitive Challenges

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners explore different federal laws promoting the education for the handicapped. In this literacy lesson, students brainstorm how they can help individual with Down syndrome. They read a fiction book related to the topic and discuss...
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Errors of Meiosis: Chromosomal Abnormalities

For Teachers 7th - 8th
After viewing these concise summaries of the common chromosome abnormalities that cause disorders, students' understanding of genetic errors will be much better.  This presentation has clear diagrams to accompany the explanations. The...
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Human Heredity II

For Students 9th
Using deductive skills and reasoning based on the data provided about a family's blood genotype, blood phenotype, chromosomes, and genetic conditions, 9th graders answer the questions below. The conditions discussed are Down Syndrome and...
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DNA

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Help your class unravel the mystery of DNA with a comprehensive life science presentation. Slide-by-slide this presentation takes young biologist on an exploration of the structure of DNA, its ability to self-replicate, and common...
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Formation of Gametes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The smallest cell in a human body is sperm while the largest cell in a human body is an egg. The video discusses the formation of gametes from a scientific perspective. It includes the process of spermatogenesis, oogenesis and concludes...
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Coping with Crying: Shaken Baby Syndrome

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss information about reasons babies cry and ways to cope with the crying. It also provided information about Shaken Baby Syndrome.
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Coping with Crying/Shaken Baby Syndrome

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen as an expert on Shaken Baby syndrome speaks to their class and asks appropriate questions. Using a computerized doll, they discover the meanings behind baby's different crys and demonstrates what happens when a baby has...
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Fungi: Death Becomes Them

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Death becomes fungi because many are decomposers, breaking down dead organisms and returning nutrients to the soil. Explore the fascinating world of fungi, how they feed, the different types, and how they reproduce in a video that also...
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The Human Genome

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genes activity, students determine how traits are passed down from one generation to the next and how DNA fingerprinting works. This activity has 5 matching, 6 multiple choice, and 4 short answer questions.
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Comparison of Evolution Mechanism

For Students 8th - 10th
In this comparison of evolution worksheets, learners read information about Lamarck's hypothesis of evolution and Darwin's hypothesis of evolution. Students then rate the scenarios given as either supportive of Lamarck's or Darwin's...
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Discovering Disabilities

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders participate in activities to make them aware of the disabilities around them. In a role-play activity, they play the role of a person with blindness, deafness, down syndrome or impaired mobility. They reflect in their...
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Going SmokeFree Matters: Multiunit Housing

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If you smoke cigarettes in an apartment or condominium complex, the secondhand smoke can travel through walls, ventilation systems, and plumbing to your neighbors' homes. Learn more about the ways smoking can affect those living in...
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High School Students Experience Feelings of Being Handicapped

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Your genetics juniors will benefit from this lesson. They read an article about a Special Olympics winner and then discuss how life might be for someone who suffers from Down Syndrome.
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Genes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the difference between a gene, DNA, chromatid, and chromosome. They predict how changes in chromosome number or structure affect development. Students discuss what causes genetic disorders. They view a...
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The Human Genome

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this genetic worksheet, students review sex-linked disorders and how these are passed down. Students complete 5 fill in the blank, 6 multiple choice, 4 short answer questions.

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