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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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Adaptations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about adaptations of plants, animals, and humans through a collection of four Animal League videos. Host Britt Garner discusses behavioral and physical adaptations like camouflage. Also featured are unique adaptions like...
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Fig. 1 by Univ. of California - Psychology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Nature, nurture, or hot wired? Journey into the brain with University of California researchers as they search for answers to age-old questions about personality, morality, behavior, and, of course, love.
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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Self-Management

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of self-motivation with a collection of 16 resources. Curated are a variety of units, lesson plans, graphic organizers, handouts, printables, and activities designed to encourage kindergartens through fifth graders...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Self-Management

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Self-management requires impulse control, stress management, self-disciple, motivation, and the ability to set goals and organize. Browse this collection to boost these skills among sixth through eighth-graders. Included are sixteen...
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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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Our Buggy Moral Code

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do humans cheat? Under what conditions are we more or less likely to cheat? Listen as Dan Ariely reveals intriguing results of several of his studies on the cost-benefit analysis of cheating, and how these findings relate to such...
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Using Psychological Perspectives to Answer Questions on Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Perspective is everything when it comes to assessing human behavior. Class members examine a series of statements and identify the perspective represented by each to demonstrate their understanding of different psychological perspectives.
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Warm Up: When Modern Human Behavior Appeared in Early Hominids

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
Upper graders or entry college level learners use the provided article links to answer three questions regarding early modern human behavior. They compose short essay responses that accommodate each part of the overarching question,...
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Mendelian Genetics Cannot Fully Explain Human Health and Behavior

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The breakthrough of Mendelian genetics solved many puzzles for biologists. Then, scientists decided to apply the theory to human behavior. Learn the story and struggle of finding a genetic explanation for hobbies, interests, and mental...
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Social: Behavior

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What does "good behavior" look like? Set clear guidelines for what type of behavior is expected in different situations, and ensure your learners understand the verbal cues that you provide.
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Behavioral Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding how consumers think is key to staying in business. Show high schoolers how their buying behavior really does affect the way the economy works with an informative video from Crash Course Economics. The video illustrates the...
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Survival: The Human Body in Extreme Environments

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students name and describe the major systems that work together as a unity to monitor and regulate the human body as it goes about its business of securing the essential requirements for life. They identify specific human features and/or...
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4 Lessons From Robots about Being Human

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who would have thought that inanimate robotics could actually teach us so much about being human? As Ken Goldberg describes his fascinating work and advancements in robotics, he simultaneously offers four valuable character lessons....
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Why Do People Fall in Love?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discuss human behavior, sexual selection and the underlying genetic and evolutionary reasons for mate selection. The, in groups, they rate the attractiveness of certain individuals and measure facial features for symmetry.
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A New History for Humanity—The Human Era

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
When was the year 0? Scholars view a short video clip on the history of humanity to determine just when to mark the start of human time. They analyze how the human population changed the earth and the structures of humanity, ultimately...
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DNA Is Only the Beginning for Understanding the Human Genome

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mario Capecchi requested funding for a new procedure targeting genes and was rejected. Four years later, after he proved it worked, the NIH apologized and funded his research. Use an online interactive to learn about his research and the...
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Herd Behavior

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Have you heard of herd behavior? After reading a short article about the phenomena, class members apply the principles to human behavior and the effects of following the crowd.
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Kristallnacht: Decision-Making in Times of Injustice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever been singled out in a crowd before? Pupils investigate and analyze the events of the Holocaust. They dive into the life of a middle school student, as well as the diary entries of those in Kristallnacht during World War II. 
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No Bullying Allowed

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Through discussion, role play, read-alouds, writing, and more, scholars explore the concept of bullying and practice having courage while responsibly reporting unfriendly behavior. Friendship and respect are practiced and encouraged. ...
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Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By studying Benjamin Franklin's work as a printer, your class will have a fantastic opportunity to learn about the economic concepts of entrepreneurship, human capital, and investment. 
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AP® Psychology: Special Focus - The Brain, the Nervous System, and Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does the brain send signals to the rest of the body? Scholars research and analyze the functions of the brain and the central nervous system in the human body. Using hands-on activities, reflections, and research, they begin to...
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Natural Resources, and Human Uses of Plants and Animals

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
As part of their study of the restoration projects on Santa Cruz Island, class members demonstrate their understanding of the connections among plant life, animals, and the actions of humans by crafting a model that reveals these...
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Human Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the study of human behavior and develop their ideas about the importance of understanding mental health.
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Why Do People Follow the Crowd?

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
From peer pressure to societal expectations, explore why humans often choose to follow the crowd by reading about one behavioral scientist's various social experiments.
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Student Opinion: How Impulsive Are You?

For Students 9th - 12th
Sure to spark lively discussion in any Language Arts classroom, this article from The York Times asks the question, 'How much self-control do you have?'. Pupils begin by reading a short passage about a study on delayed gratification and...
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Fishy Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a lab that may make you rethink that morning cup of coffee. Biology scholars test the effects of caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine on the behavior of zebrafish through an intriguing experiment. Learners observe fish behavior before...
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Types of Behavior

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students analyze specific animal and human behaviors and classify them as innate or learned. Students answer 20 questions, identifying behaviors and explaining how they are helpful to the animal. Note: This...
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Voter Behavior

For Students 10th - 12th
Transform your government students into informed voters with this straightforward worksheet. Five matching questions and five multiple choice questions test students' knowledge on voter behavior and political parties, and the format...
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Behavior Management Plan

For Teachers K - 12th
Redirect misbehavior and reinforce positive behavior with a management plan that focuses on specific goals, replacement behaviors, scholar feedback, monitoring methods, family communication, and future implementation of the plan.  
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Buddy or Bully?

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Reinforce kind behavior with a worksheet that challenges scholars to read 10 scenarios and decide whether a behavior is buddy-like or bully-like by coloring a happy or sad face.  
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Go Eco! Ecosystems

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How is a movie theater like a desert biome? Compare systems to ecosystems with a set of activities that focuses on accessing multiple intelligences and building upon knowledge. As learners discuss the ways elements of an ecosystem depend...
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Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Aggression in Humans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the...
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Bats: Need Nectar, Will Travel

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Beginning wildlife biologists become adult bats, baby bats, snakes, owls, bobcats, or land-clearing developers in a grand role-playing activity. In a large open space, they play a game in which they move to designated areas based on what...
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How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Dr. Joy Reidenberg is an expert in comparative anatomy, but also quite relatable to preteens! Here, she lectures on echolocation by likening it to "farting with the face!" She explains with film, actual whale voice recordings, diagrams,...
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Oil and Bird Populations

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Display a stunning drawing of the Gulf of Mexico's ecosystems. Learners examine the picture to determine what birds live there and what foods they rely on. Then show a poignant five-minute film that examines the impact of the 2010...
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Migration Activities for Kids

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
For as long as there has been life on earth, animals, including humans, have used migration as a means of survival. This collection of activities supports young scientists as they learn about this behavioral adaptation, encouraging them...
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Animal Behavior

For Students 4th - 5th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, learners fill in the grid with words related to animal behavior. Students find 12 words about animal behavior.
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How Brain Parasites Change Their Host's Behavior

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Mind control might seem like something out of a science fiction movie, but after watching this short video you and your students will have a new, potentially terrifying understanding of parasites. Follow along as this resource explores...
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Watch These Frustrated Squirrels Go Nuts!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
 Did you know that squirrels show their emotions through tail movements rather than facial expressions? The video explains the research performed on squirrels to understand how they respond to frustration. Researchers hope the study will...
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The Survival of the Sea Turtle

For Students 7th - 12th
Sea turtles face a lot of adversity: storms, predators on land and in the sea, and eggs that don't hatch, but the biggest threat to these magnificent and ancient creatures is human activity. From poaching to pollution, from trash to...
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What Makes Good People Do Bad Things?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Phillip Zimbardo's famous Stanford Prison Experiment is the subject of Melissa Dittmann's article that considers situations that can foster brutal and even evil behavior. After reading about the conclusions researchers drew from...
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The Incredible Journey

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Divide your school gym into breeding grounds and non-breeding grounds so that your zoologists can play a game simulating the seasonal migration of shorebirds. Players pick one of the included game cards and follow its directions, which...
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News Bearly Fit to Print

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
There are an average of three human fatalities by bears in North America every year, which is low when you compare it to the 26 killed by dogs and the 90 killed by lightning annually. The lesson encourages researching human-bear...
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Inside the Minds of Animals

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Is it instinct and intelligence that divide animals from humans? What are they really thinking, and how do we define that? Check out this great video that discusses everything from Descartes' thoughts on the topic and Darwinian evolution...
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Trembling, Spewing Earth: Impacts on Human Activity

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study to identify patterns in earthquake activity and impacts on human behavior. They also develop plans to cope with such natural disasters.
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Genes, Environments, and Behavior 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the genetic and environmental factors that interact to produce variation in behavior across a population. They are introduced to the various approaches scientists use to explore this interaction. Students explore how...
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Exploring Human Traits

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore human behavior by participating in a class science game. In this human characteristics lesson plan, students identify different human traits that are passed down by each generation and the purpose each of them have....
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Human Impact on the Food Web of Santa Cruz Island

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What happens when a non-native species is introduced onto an island? Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Island chain located off the coast of southern California, provides the perfect laboratory for young environmental scientists to...
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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: KWHL

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
After completing the 11th chapter of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, take part in a KWHL chart driven by the question,When is it appropriate and admirable to defy authority? Focusing on codes of conduct, scholars...
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Healthy Bodies for Girls

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Make human growth development education an inclusive experience with a guide to puberty designed to  support girls with disabilities. Topics include exercise, hygiene, menstruation, and more!
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Biomes in Action

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
A STEM project-based learning lesson, number four in a series of 10, focuses on human impacts to biomes around the world. Groups work together as environmentalists to research a specific biome, investigating human impacts on it. From...
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The Third Wave

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How far would you go when told to follow orders? High schoolers read about Ron Jones' 1967 Third Wave experiment at Cubberley High School in Palo Alto, California, and use discussion and reading comprehension questions to consider the...
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An Introduction to Gilbert Ryle's The Concept of Mind

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the connection of the mind and body? How are emotions and behaviors related? Watch a short analysis of Gilbert Ryle's The Concept of Mind to learn more about the ways people make category mistakes when relying on the theory of...
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Skin: The Behavior and Health Connection

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore how personal behavior can affect health, especially the health of your skin. They become better aware of how their personal behavior and the environment can have a considerable impact on their health in general. Students...
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Be a Brave Bystander

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore human behavior by completing a worksheet. In this student psychology lesson, 5th graders identify bullying behavior and discuss ways to prevent bullies from causing harm to other students. Students complete a...
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Wave Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students describe how wave behaves when it hits a barrier. In this earth science instructional activity, students act out these behavior in groups. They study a local map and identify barriers that may influence this behavior.
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Wave Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore how waves behave when hitting a barrier. For this physical science lesson, students act out these wave behavior in class. They study a local map and identify areas with barriers that can influence wave propagation.
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Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Strengthen understanding of the musculoskeletal system with a structured lesson! Begin with a discussion of bones, joints, and muscles. Have small groups read assigned articles and watch videos to gather information and then write a...
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Sexual Exploitation: Consent vs. Exploitation

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read about human behavior by completing a worksheet in class. In this sexual activity lesson plan, students identify the importance about consenting to sexual behavior as opposed to being forced into it or being exploited....
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Religion and Ethics: Living with Special Needs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore human behavior by exploring mental and physical disabilities. In this learning disability lesson, students identify the different disabilities learners have which prevent them from working at the same pace as the rest of...
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Human Impacts on Major Rivers of the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore motivations behind human intervention in the stream flow of selected rivers, infer kinds of interventions and their results, and evaluate level of success of such interventions of stream flow as well as environmental...
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Renaissance and Reformation Test Preparation

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
This multiple-choice assessment on the Renaissance and Reformation reviews topics from humanism and the protests of Martin Luther to Italian city-states. While this is a traditional assessment designed by a textbook publisher, you can...
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Why Are Snakes So Creepy?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Humans are predisposed to fear snakes. Through evolution, many animals developed a visceral reaction to snakes as a defense mechanism. An engaging video lesson describes the evidence and how scientists came to this conclusion.
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Is That Ostrich Flirting With Me? - From A to B

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What prompts an ostrich to perform its courtship dance ... for humans? The fourth and final installment in a Reproduction video series examines the importance of animal courtship behaviors, as well as the research that revolves around...
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How Smart Are Dolphins?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Dolphins are one of the smartest creatures on Earth. The size of their brain compared to their body size is second to humans. This allows these cetaceans to form complex social relationships and use echolocation to navigate and...
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Philosophy - Schopenhauer

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are love and the will to life at odds? Arthur Schopenhauer's take on human nature and the importance of love—as well as the unimportance of happiness—is the focus of a philosophy video that compares Schopenhauer's worldview to Buddhism.
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Understanding: The Power of Genes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study genes and the new information on genetics.  In this genes lesson students write essays on their information on genetics. 
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Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery - Laws & Conventions

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students are introduced to the topic of human trafficking. They identify the reasons why people are trafficked and the laws and conventions around the globe that punish this type of behavior. Using the internet, they describe how the...
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Pond Frogs Role-Play

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners examine frog characteristics. In this frogs lesson, students discuss the essential elements needed for a frog to survive in the wild. Learners complete a frog science worksheet and create a frog mask in class.
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 5: Humans and Lions - Encounters in Nature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Fledgling felinologists are taught how to recognize when a mountain lion is preparing to attack. They identify proper actions to provide the greatest chance of survival if they are attacked. Learners play a matching card game in which...
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Animals and Humans Say the Darnedest Things

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore and analyze human and animal communications and create a short film that illustrates their findings.
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Us and Them: Confronting Labels and Lies

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Stereotyping and discrimination based on religion catalyze many atrocities in the world. Explain the awful treatment of Jews and the lies Nazis spread by using an informative yet sensitive resource. Learners participate in a warm-up and...
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Where Do Our Facial Expressions Come From?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From Boston to Bora Bora, humans have the same facial expressions to convey grief, surprise, and disgust. How did we all end up on the same page emotionally? Explore innate and learned expressions in the 133rd video in a 143-part series....
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Lesson Plans From The Lorax

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
When it comes to the environment, no variable is constant. Class members graph behavior over time for the thneeds produced over truffula trees chopped down over the course of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax. 
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Archerfish Says..."I Spit in Your Face!"

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In many cultures, spitting is considered rude; in the world of the archerfish, spitting just means you're trying to catch dinner! Journey to the mangroves of Southeast Asia to meet the archerfish, an expert marksman that shoots insects...
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The Man-Eating Lions of Tsavo

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When railroad workers arrived in Kenya in 1898, they were greeted by some very hungry lions. Introduce young ecologists to the man-eating lions of Tsavo with a video from an extensive playlist exploring mammals. Topics include unusual...
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Animal Instincts

For Teachers K - 5th
Pupils compare animal adaptations to human behavior. In this science lesson, students discuss animal instincts vs. learned behavior. Options for student writing, drawing and research are incorporated into this lesson plan
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For the Well-being of Our Citizens Lesson 2: Poverty And Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the definitions of poverty and impoverishment. They design a poster that show the Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that are violated by poverty. They write an article for the school newspaper...
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Animals And Behavior

For Students 6th - 9th
In this animal behavior worksheet, students solve four different kinds of puzzles based on animal behavior vocabulary. There are 8 word scrambles, 6 analogies, 5 crazy eights and 5 short answer questions.
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Human Anatomy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use the web to explain how the bones serve as protection for organs in the body and recognize some of the bone structure that protect certain organs. They comprehend the different structure and functions of support tissue...
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Human Body Systems

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the structure and function of body systems and their inter-relationships. They draw and label the major body systems, observe demonstrations of various body systems, define key vocabulary terms, and compare...
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Fire Behavior in Forests

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Understanding the ways a fire will act is a key factor in fire safety and fire prevention. Young campers focus on how the weather and terrain can affect the behavior of a fire with topographic maps and different scenarios.
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Primate Evolution

For Students 7th - 12th
In this primate evolution worksheet, students will compare 3 characteristics that all primates share. Then students will compare the traits of current primates to early man by completing 5 short answer questions.
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Instinct vs. Learned Behavior

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders engage in a discussion about learned vs. instinctive behaviors. They list of behaviors on the board with the help of Students. They go back through the list and use two symbols, one for instinctive and one for learned.
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Natural Selection of Lactose Tolerance

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Different regions of the world have greatly varying rates of lactose tolerance. Learn why this mutation spreads in some populations and not others with an educational video. Viewers consider the relationship with natural selection in...
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Justice After the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though there could be no true justice for the horrors of the Holocaust, many of those responsible for crimes against humanity were found guilty in the eyes of the law. Using primary and secondary sources in the 16th installment of a...
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Why We Love Repetition in Music

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why does music rely so heavily on repetition? This is an interesting video from which to explore not only the psychological answers to this question, but also the ways in which humans perceive and rate different types of music.
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Creating a Human Rights Community

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work together to create lists of rights and responsibilities that set a standard of behavior to foster human rights in their community. They participate in class discussions, draft a plan of action to establish these behaviors...
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Teacher Observation Sheet

For Teachers K - 12th
Collect anecdotal data using a teacher observation worksheet that looks closely at scholars' behavior, their triggers, the behavior's frequency, duration, and setting. 
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Human Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As the great and hilarious Tim Minchin once said, "Science is simply the word we use to describe a method of organizing our curiosity." Science is more than just a guess; it is based on questions, observations, and evidence. High...
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What is Love?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Love is "potentially the most intensely thought about thing in all of human history." We rank, define, and fall into love...but what is it really? Explore the various ways humanity has come to define love, from a set of behaviors or an...
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How Ingenious Animals Have Engineered Air Conditioning

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Humans aren't the only species to build structures with air conditioning—we weren't even the first! The video explains how a variety of species that live under and above ground design their structures to allow for air circulation. It...
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Trustworthy Reputation

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore psychology by writing reflections about quotations. In this human behavior lesson, 7th graders read a list of famous quotes about trust by men such as Benjamin Franklin and William Shakespeare. Students complete a...
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Picturing People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students look at the varied ways the human body is portrayed in contemporary media. They discuss what a character is and how it plays a role in telling stories. Students look at examples of objects like dolls, puppets and toys that...
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What is Responsibility?

For Students K - 5th
Encourage responsible behavior with a activity that challenges scholars to read four scenarios, identify the level of responsibility, and brainstorm consequences of the actions taken.  
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Fish Hazards

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Students study the Pacific salmon and see the different challenges they face.  In this environment lesson students complete several activities that show how humans have affected the salmon environment. These activities have varying...
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Why Do Cats Act so Weird?

For Students 4th - 12th
Here, kitty kitty! Ever wonder why cats like to hide in unusual places, or why they purr? Watch a video that explains why cats act so strange!
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Coping with Bullying Lesson Plan: Strategies for Real-Life Situations

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Offer young scholars strategies for dealing with bullies with help from BrainPop Jr.'s favorite characters, Annie and Moby. Youngsters watch a video, take part in a grand conversation, and play a game designed to reinforce coping skills...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Fifth Grade

For Teachers 5th Standards
Two lessons take a look at bullying. Lesson one focuses on physical bullying. Scholars identify the bullying type's qualities, read short stories and answer comprehension questions. Lesson two offers advise on what to do as a bystander...
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Animal Migration

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Here is a unique resource to use with middle and high schoolers that deals with animal migration. Viewers discover the reasons for, types of, and animals that practice this behavioral adaptation. Specific animals that are introduced...
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What is Natural Selection?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Examine exactly what is meant by natural selection, as well as how it works in nature and through the assistance of humans. Presented with fun graphics and simple narration, the complex topic of natural selection is clearly explained in...
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Money and Debt: Crash Course World History 202

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adam Smith contended that people are inherently drawn to creating a medium of exchange to make barter easier. A Crash Course World History video takes high schoolers through the creation and implementation of currency, and asks them to...
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Skill Twenty-Seven: Use Surveys

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Whether gathering data for a science project involving human behavior or in an effort begin a new organization at school, your learners are sure to benefit from learning how to conduct surveys that are both appropriate and effective....
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Research Ethics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists designing experiments to research human behavior must consider weighty ethical concerns. Class members act as members of an institutional review board and examine proposals to determine whether included provisions...
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HIV and AIDS: Understanding Risk Behaviors

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research human sexuality by completing a sexual health worksheet. In this HIV lesson, 8th graders define AIDS and list the ways it can be transmitted from human to human. Students assess their own risk and complete study...
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Sexual Exploitation: Continuum of Sexual Touch

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students evaluate human safety by identifying sexual harassment. In this exploitation lesson plan, students identify the inappropriate behavior between men and women which qualifies as sexual exploitation. Students identify steps that...
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Criticism - The Great Inhibitor

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore how to handle criticism in the work place. In this conflict resolution lesson plan, students examine how criticism deters assertive behavior and role-play on how to respond to criticism in the work place.
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Systems of the Human Body

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research systems of the human body. In this biology lesson, students read the book Yucky Story and identify the systems of the human body. Students create a Powerpoint presentation to demonstrate their knowledge of the content.
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 5: Humans and Lions - Encounters in Nature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers discover how to recognize when a mountain lion is about to attack. They identify the most effective actions they can take to increase their chance of survial. A very clever card game is played that requires...
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Lesson Plan: Trafficking in Humans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of human trafficking. In this human rights lesson, students examine instances of human trafficking around the world and the involvement of the United States government in these situations.
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Latent Learning

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss childhood psychology by viewing a YouTube video. In this human behavior instructional activity, students identify latent learners and discuss reasons why some people fail to conform to society while others are quick to...
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Blue Cheese Breath and Stinky Feet: How To Deal With Bullies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore human behavior by reading a children's story in class. In this bullying lesson plan, students read the story Blue Cheese Breath and Stinky Feet by Catherine Depino. Students answer study questions about the story and...
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Birds and Coffee

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the changing seasons with how they affect animal and human behavior. They explain what migration is and why many birds migrate south for the winter. They then trace the coffee sold in their neighborhood and in...
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The Value of Behavioral Variation in Homo sapiens

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students look at the behavioral characteristics of their peers from a historical perspective, and realize that, in the larger scheme of a community, these behaviors do have some value, and that a society as complex as ours does need the...
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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, young...
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Carbon Dioxide & Krill: Impacts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What effects do temperature and carbon dioxide levels have on the zooplankton of Antarctica? This concluding lesson plan in a short unit on climate change and the ocean helps environmental scientists answer these questions. After...
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In the Skin of a Monster

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Kathryn Barker's In the Skin of A Monster explores how a school massacre impacts a community. Unfortunately, the events depicted are all too familiar to many. This teacher's guide for Barker's novel offers activities that enable readers...
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Investigating Human Behavior

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the Holocaust and themes such as prejudice and discrimination.
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Are You Afraid of Holes?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are you afraid of holes? Believe it or not, some people are! An interesting video explores the science behind trypophobia, or the fear of small holes. Viewers learn about the scientific difference between fear and disgust and identify...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 4

For Teachers 9th Standards
Can dogs feel shame? Explore the anthropomorphic connection between human emotions and animal behavior—or lack thereof—with a lesson plan about Temple Grandin's book, Animals in Translation. Ninth graders continue a close reading of...
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The Little Stuff Can Make a Big Difference

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Great things come in small packages! What better way to illustrate this point than a week-long look at nanotechnology? Earth science scholars explore water quality issues through lab activities, then research new innovations in nanotech...
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Body Parts

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young scholars discuss the importance of systems of the human body and ways each has its own function while relying on the others. Students work in groups to research their assigned system. They complete a report. Young scholars take...
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The Effects of Underwater Pressure on the Body

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Exactly what causes the the pain you feel when diving to the deep end of a pool? Find out with this short video that explores the physical laws governing the behavior of gases and the ways they affect marine life and scuba divers that...
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Influence and Persuasion: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Heard any good jingles lately? Chances are, you thought of several while you read this! Part of an extensive media literacy series, the video explores the world of advertising. Viewers see examples of different types of advertising,...
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Analysis of Grooming Behavior in Drosophila melanogaster

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students engage in a lab that focuses on animal behavior in an open ended inquiry based laboratory experience. They build an ethogram, display a transition matrix and analyze a Markov Chain. They remove wings from the drosophila and...
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Sort It Out - Needs and Wants

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore the real important factors in life by sorting needs and wants. In this economic experience lesson, students view a slide-show of images which shows everyday events and items that we use and consume. Students sort the...
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Science NetLinks: Hollywood Dinosaurs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use relevant evidence and logical reasoning to construct theories for dinosaur behavior. They examine recent evidence that challenges a prevailing dinosaur theory.
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Humanities in Colonial and Revolutionary America

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students demonstrate dances of colonial America. In this colonial American lesson, students learn forms of colonial social dancing including the Juba and Virginia Reel. Students examine the history of the 2 dances as well.
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A World Made New: Human Rights After the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the development of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. After reading excerpts, they discover how cultural values have been blended into the UDHR. They discuss how their school and community deal with human rights...
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Exploring Learned and Innate Behavior

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Compare and contrast learned and innate behaviors between humans and primates. Your biology class members read articles and participate in discussions about the use of tools and communication methods. That's about it, you'll probably...
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How Does the Loss of Ozone Affect Our Climate

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the greenhouse effect and what it does to the environment. They discuss if and how human behavior contributes to global warming and test natural materials for carbon content.
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Marina Pisklakova: Domestic Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After reading Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and discussing background material about domestic violence, class members create a map showing where in their community survivors of domestic violence can get help and...
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Why Are Some People Left-Handed?

For Students 6th - 12th
Most animals that show a paw preference are split 50/50 with half of the population preferring one side and the other half preferring the other, yet in humans only 10 percent are left-handed. The video explains what part of the brain...
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Introducing Culture

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Growing up within a culture leaves a lot of ideas and values unspoken. Take a closer look at the cultures in which your learners live with a discussion activity that addresses cultural identity and traits of those living within the...
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The Call of the Wild: Character Development

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
While the main character of The Call of the Wild is Buck the dog, there is a cast of important human characters involved in the story. Ask your learners to take a look at these characters and examine the relationships between the human...
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What Are You Drinking?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
There is plenty of talk these days about our carbon footprints, but what about our water footprints? Do we think much about the amount of water we use in a given day or how safe it really is? Raise awareness with this resource. A...
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How to Keep Elephants and Wolves Out of Your Yard

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are animals taking over your garden? Learn how humans tend to approach this problem and investigate new innovative approaches to the dilemma. The lesson includes discussion of both animal and plant invaders.
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What Are Adaptations? - Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Texas short-horned lizards shoot blood out of their eyes to deter predators. The unique adaption allows them to thrive in a hostile environment. Pupils learn more about this and other adaptations of plants, animals, and humans in the...
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Endocrine System – Glands and Hormones (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hug it out! Hugging releases oxytocin, a hormone proven to reduce swelling, thus hugging can heal physical wounds faster. Hormones control many things in the body, from healing it to causing emotions, so understanding more about them is...
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Making a Difference: Becoming a Peacebuilder

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Being an agent of change is no easy task! What are some of the common challenges that peacebuilders face every day? The 14th portion in a series of 15 explores the lives of peacebuilders. Grouped pupils discuss these challenges before...
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These Fighting Fruit Flies Are Superheroes of Brain Science

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What can fighting fruit flies tell us about our own brains? Junior geneticists explore the common genes of fruit flies and humans and learn how scientists are using the tiny insects to help study depression, anger, and Alzheimer's...
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What Reduces Sexual Risks?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Teens don't have the ability to see around all of the corners of their decisions, some of which can affect the rest of their lives. Help them understand the implications of risky sexual behavior, including sexually transmitted diseases...
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2001 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What could impact a patient's anxiety, and what should a therapist do to treat it? Learners consider the questions using a prompt from the College Board. A second question asks individuals to consider how key psychological dynamics...
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Four scenarios of unusual human behaviors are given to your psychology class. Based on their knowledge of brain anatomy and function, they consider what parts of the brain might be affected in order to result in the behaviors. This case...
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Animal Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate stimulus-response behavior, learned behavior in animals and innate behavior in animals. In this animal behavior lesson plan, students answer questions about their reactions to a toy cap gun that is fired off in...
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The Value of Behavioral Variation in Homo sapiens

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students look at the behavioral characteristics of their peers from a historical perspective, and realize that, in the larger scheme of a community, these behaviors do have some value, and that a society as complex as ours does need the...
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Raising an Animal

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students observe reproduction and behavior in several types of animals and nurture a sense of responsibility and cooperation. They then examine external features of several different types of animal groups.
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Just Say No To Risky Aids Behaviors

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discover the behaviors associated with getting acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and study the infectious cycle for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by playing a board game. They play in small groups.
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The Great Peregrine Scavenger Hunt - On the Internet

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The story of one bird provides valuable insight into general animal behaviors and interactions. Young researchers investigate the peregrine falcon using a web search. They analyze the behaviors of the raptor including its migration...
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Mammals: Mammals and Their Ways

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars study the difference between innate and learned behaviors. They observe the adaptations and behaviors of mammals in this series of lessons.
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Rain Forest Biome and the Effects of Acid Rain

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine how acid rain affects the rain forest. They identify the causes of acid rain, determine how human behavior can affect the environment and discuss ways to prevent acid rain and acid rain damage to the rain forest.
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Debunking the Myths of OCD

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Discover the distinction between OCD tendencies and the neurological disorder itself, as well as clues as to the causes of OCD, how people with OCD perceive their actions and anxieties, and finally how to treat the disorder.
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Cannibalism in the Animal Kingdom

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many consider cannibalism to be the last resort before starvation. During an engaging video, scholars gain knowledge of cannibalism in the animal kingdom. It addresses common misconceptions and recently discovered patterns before pupils...
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Healthy Bodies for Boys

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Create an inclusive space for scholars to gain milestone information about their growing bodies with a unit designed to meet the needs of learners with disabilities. Topics include the onset of puberty, hormones, hygiene, and more!   
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Identity and Place

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Build scholars' ability to understand their own values and learn about World War II at the same time. Scholars write poetry and discuss identity and place in depth with an in-depth social studies resource. 
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Mirror Image

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Why does practice make perfect? Give your class insight into procedural memory, where we learn to do new things — then continue to improve through repetition. By attempting to draw shapes while looking in a mirror, learners observe their...
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Listen, Remember, and Review

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A lesson encourages positive peer interaction and enhances summarizing skills. As a class, scholars discuss the importance of listening alongside ways to better pay attention and remember information while tips and tricks are added to an...
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Alien Behaviors

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify human characteristics and classify them as inherited traits or learned traits.
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An Introduction to C.S. Lewis' The Abolition of Man

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How important are universal values? An engaging installment of a larger playlist includes a summary of C.S. Lewis' The Abolition of Man, one that explores this very question and allows for high schoolers to reflect on their own lives,...
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Being Kind

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A whole-class discussion starts a instructional activity all about kindness. Scholars complete a kindness web and finish sentences to describe how showing kindness is helpful to others. Participants reflect on their practices and make a...
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Food for Kids

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Immediately capture the attention of your class with the smell of freshly popped popcorn in the sixth lesson of this series on the needs of living things. Young scientists first use their senses to make and record observations of...
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What Are Human Rights?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers participate in a brainstorming activity to identify the characteristics of human rights. In groups, they read excerpts of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and develop their own definition for human rights. To...
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Taste and Smell

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
According to scientists and based on research, you can smell fear and disgust. The narrator explains how humans smell, following the chemical scent of pizza from outside the nose, into the body, and its effects. To round out the 16th...
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This Is Your Brain on Music

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why does music affect people so deeply? Explore how music impacts the human brain through a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. The narrator discusses the anticipatory elements in different styles of music and...
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Water We Going To Do?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
How has human activity affected Earth's watersheds? An action-packed lesson plan, part of the K20 series, examines water's ability to go with the flow regardless of what is in its path. Scholars build model watersheds, examine time-lapse...
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The Mammalian Molecular Clock Model

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Animals don't read clocks, so how do they know when it is time for eating, sleeping, and other cyclical needs? Viewers watch an animation of the genes and the molecular clocks inside most mammals. They compare the difference in wild...
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Teen Smoking: Designing a School Anti-Smoking Publicity Campaign

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the human respiratory system and the effects on the human body.  In this design instructional activity students brainstorm and create a prototype then present it to the class.     
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The Heart of the Matter

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Upper elementary pupils learn about the blood transportation system and anatomy of the human heart. They fill in an outline of the human heart  (not included) focusing on the flow of blood to and from the heart. Using stethoscopes, they...
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Social Animal

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Similar to the rebirth of knowledge of the Enlightenment and Renaissance periods, David Brooks claims that today, we are developing a revolution in consciousness, exploring the depths of our nature and coming away with a new humanism....
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Colonials & Revolutionaries: Background Historical & Cultural Information

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
The four major trends of the 18th century (The Enlightenment, the Great Awakening, British global ambitions, and economic disagreements) are the focus of a PowerPoint that places in context such influences as deism, mercantilism,...
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Terrible Things

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect on the Holocaust in two lessons. Using prior knowledge, they investigate and make decisions dealing with human behavior before beginning their studies on the Holocaust. After examining different aspects of the event,...
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Seeds in Fall...Collect Them All!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Classify seeds by attributes such as size, shape and color! Learners classify seeds using a dichotomous key. They identify human behaviors that have a positive impact on preserving seed and plant biodiversity.
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Introduction of Archaeology Concepts

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the major concepts of archeology. In this archeology lesson, students listen to and discuss lectures on excavation, prehistory/history, and archaeological processes.
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The Last One Picked

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore human behavior by reading a book in class. In this social status lesson plan, students read the story The Last One Picked and analyze the main characters, setting and themes of the story. Students examine vocabulary from...
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Natural Born Robots: Body Builders

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students perform activities to explore how their arm works and what muscles are involved. They view animated comparisons of human and robotic arms. Students create a model of the human arm.
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Nervous System

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
After reading through this presentation about nerve impulses, students should be able to complete the sentences given with the correct terms and scientific vocabulary. The basics of the ion channel behavior are detailed along with a...
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Relationships and Sexuality

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Developing close personal and romantic relationships requires its own set of skills. This session focuses on helping teens develop behaviors and strategies for dealing with romantic relationships, rather than on sharing personal...
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Biomimicry

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Nature often offers the best inspiration. Scholars learn about biomimicry and how humans often copy nature to create new products. They explore real-world examples such as including solar panels that mimic leaves, the texture of shark...
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Using Scientific Evidence to Make Community Decisions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bring awareness to community planning issues with the help of two readings detailing Hurricane Floyd. After reading, scholars take part in a grand conversation about how the hurricane affected Greenville City and relate it to planning...
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Anti-Bullying Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Wicked is not just a Tony Award winning broadway musical. It also makes for a strong base to teach character education, specifically anti-bullying. Scholars listen, discuss, role play, and show what they know through a group presentation...
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Feelings and Emotions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The focus of the second in a 10-session course on Social, Physical, Emotional, Cognitive and Spiritual (SPECS) health is on learning to express and manage feelings appropriately. Class members learn different ways of identifying, coping...
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Mean Machines

For Students 4th Standards
Reinforce reading comprehension strategies and gain insight into cyberbullying with a worksheet that offers a brief informational text about a 13-year old girl's online experience and tips for handling cyberbullies. Scholars show what...
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How Cats Became our Feline Overlords (ft. It's Okay To Be Smart)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The world's population of cats would wrap around the earth six times! Follow the evolution of the cat that began 11 million years ago and discover how their dominance came to be through a quick video lesson. 
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The Bayesian Trap

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Explore an alternative world perspective. Scholars learn the importance of perspective in order to not fall victim to the Bayesian trap. They witness evidence that may alter their current thought processes while watching this episode of...
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Emotional Care Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High school can be tough—can your learners manage through all the stress? An 11-part unit helps teens get a handle on the emotional trials often encountered in high school. Each lesson focuses on positive techniques for developing and...
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1999 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The interplay between biology and psychology is a complicated one. Learners explore the connection using free-response questions from an administered AP® exam. Scholars also ponder how bias helps people remember what they see.
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How Does the Rorschach Inkblot Test Work?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rorschach inkblot test is arguably the most well-know of personality tests—and the most controversial. A short videodetails the development of and the original purpose of Rorschach's famous blobs that were designed to examine patterns of...
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Wolves Can Be a Bit Coy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It turns out wolves are not quite as wolfish as they used to be. Part of a larger playlist  on mammals, the video offers an in-depth look at the wolf populations of today which, in some cases, are more coyote than wolf. The narrator...
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Online Advertising: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Ever notice how that pair of shoes you looked at online last week seems to be following you? Introduce young consumers to the world of online advertising with a well-written, media literacy video, part of an ongoing series. Viewers...
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Visualizing the World's Twitter Data

For Students 7th - 12th
Watch as Jer Thorp, former analyst for the New York Times, presents models of human behavior based on Twitter activity. Use the video to show your class the impact and scale of social media during a technology unit. The presenter is...
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The Things They Carried: Themes of the Book

For Teachers 9th - 12th
“A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of proper human behavior." How do you tell a true war story? Is The Things They Carried a true war story? Does it have a moral? A theme?...
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Learning About Animal and Human Migration

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students can gain a greater understanding of human and animal behavior by studying migration.
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Genes, Environments, and Behavior 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how scientists study the genetic and environmental factors that interact to produce variation in behavior across a population.
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Lesson 2: Private & Public

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is the difference between a private and a public place? The focus in this second lesson on family life and sexual health is building an understanding of the difference between the concepts of private and public and the behaviors...
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Study Jams! Heredity

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Mia wishes her blue hair was inherited so that she wouldn't have to dye it, but Sam explains that eye color is. The video does not expound upon the concept of alleles. It does, however, describe inherited traits vs. learned behavior, and...
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Developing Adolescents

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Why to young people act the way they do? Scholars investigate the stages of adolescent development incorporating high school psychology techniques. Using research from the American Psychological Association, they uncover the five areas...
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The Human Animal

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore non-verbal communication. In this animal communication lesson plan, students study body language and other forms of non-verbal communication. Middle schoolers write a summary of their findings to discuss with the...
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Advanced Reading Comprehension Skills and Earth Literacy

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students brainstorm a list of behaviors they exhibit towards different life forms on Earth. In groups, they categorize organisms into living and non-living components. To end the lesson, they identify ethical elements in their own human...
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The Human Brain's Capacity for Language

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Incorporate this slide show into your lecture about speech, language, psychology, or physiology. Addressing the structure of the brain as well as handedness and aphasia, the presentation could fit the needs of many different lecturers....

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