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Cells - The Building Blocks of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It has appeal; Vivid microscopic images or colorful diagrams are displayed on almost every slide of this introduction to cells. Visit scientists who contributed to cell theory, learn the general components of cells, and compare...
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Let’s Get Theoretical About Cells

For Teachers 6th Standards
Get up close and personal with cells in a hands-on journey to discover what makes up living things. Scholars learn valuable microscope skills, delve into the Modern Cell Theory, and gain insight into how cells reproduce. The included lab...
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Early Scientists' Contributions

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Five scientists and their contributions to modern cell theory are listed, one person per slide.  It concludes by having viewers answer recap questions. This simple presentation can be used on the first day of your unit on cells to...
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Cell History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While Robert Hooke discovered the cell in 1665, the first cell theory didn't come about until the 1830s. The video explains the discovery of the cell and the scientists involved. It continues to the parts of cell theory and the...
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Early Scientists

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Expose your beginning biologists to the development of cell theory and the scientists who played significant roles. The slides do not present much detail, and there are no teachers' notes to guide your lecture. Review the slides as an...
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Cell Theory

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students state the three parts of cell theory. They identify the roles of the nucleus and cell membrane. They take notes from the overhead on cell theory. They answer true/false questions about cell theory.
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How We Think Complex Cells Evolved

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Being able to absorb the abilities of other life forms may seem like something taken from a superhero movie, but sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. Join the narrator as he takes viewers back billions of years to investigate how...
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Micro-Biology: Crash Course History of Science #24

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Robert Koch and his team of scientists identified the germs that cause diphtheria, typhoid, pneumonia, gonorrhea, meningitis, whooping cough, tetanus, plague, leprosy, syphilis, and more—that's some important work! Over a period of 100...
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How Two Microbes Changed History

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Where would we be without bacteria? As it turns out, we owe them everything! Introduce young biologists to endosymbiotic theory using an amazing video from an extensive biology playlist. Scholars discover the bacteria that may be...
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Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: The History of Life on Earth

For Students 6th - 8th
A somewhat amusing assignment, this worksheet lists statements that an ancient organism may have made and asks learners to determine what geologic era that each may have lived in. It uses witty word puzzles and fill-in-the-blank-style...
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The Evolutionary Epic: Crash Course Big History #5

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In the timeline of history, Stegosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex lived further apart from each other than Tyrannosaurus rex and humans. The fifth Crash Course-Big History video in a series of 16 introduces the concept of evolution. It...
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What is a Cell?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create a timeline about the development of the cell theory. In this biology lesson, students observe different cell samples under a microscope. They draw their observations and complete a lab report.
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Plant and Animal Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the difference between plant and animal cells. They observe a variety o plant and animals cells by looking at a piece of cork, an onion, elodea, prepared slides of paramecium, human bone, frog blood, and human...
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7.012 Fall 2004 Section Self-quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
This quiz just looks neat! It has two cell diagrams for biology class members to label. They also describe the function of each organelle. A prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell are displayed for them to compare, and then they fill in the...
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The History of Life

For Students 7th - 9th
In this history of life activity, students explain how fossils form and how they can be interpreted. Students fill in the missing eras and periods in the geologic time scale provided.
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Cell Structure and Function

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students compare the organelles present in plant and animal cells. In this biology lesson, students create an analogy to easily remember their assigned organelles. They also research their function and write a creative story.
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Animal and Plant Cell Journaling Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Jump into the classification of animal and plants cells, through this inviting lesson plan comparing Elodea leaves and Epithelial cells. Middle school learners will create wet mounts, write journal entries that compare specimens, and...
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Cells

For Students 4th - 5th
In this cell history and theory worksheet, students read an informational paragraph and write comprehension answers. Students write five short answers.
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Cellular Biology Overview: Cell Structure and Classification

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the different characteristics of the cell using a virtual lab. In this biology lesson, students classify an unknown cell sample based on its properties. They demonstrate mastery of the subject by creating a...
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17 - Cells

For Students 6th - 8th
The first of three pages in this handout provides a brief history of our understanding of the cell. It also differentiates between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. The second is a collection of true and false, multiple choice, and short...
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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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AP: Chapter 26: Origin of Life

For Students 9th - 12th
Five pages take biologists on a generalized survey of the origin of life. Queries are made regarding theories of how life developed, ancient Earth conditions, and the ever-changing field of taxonomy. The experiments of different...
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The History of Life

For Students 9th - 12th
In this history of life worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by figuring out the 11 vocabulary words associated with the clues given. Students review fossil records, geological time periods, and carbon dating by completing 8...
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The History of Life

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this history of life worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by figuring out the vocabulary words associated with the 11 clues given. Then students review how paleontologists use fossils to learn more about past living things...