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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...
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Cell and Cell Structure

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Does anyone remember seeing the movie Fantastic Voyage? This app is reminiscent of that imaginary journey through the human body, but in this case, venture even further into individual cells!
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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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Lesson Plan: The Cell- A Historical Perspective

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars discover the impact the invention of the microscope had on scientific discovery as well as the concept of spontaneous generation and the cell theory. Students examine these scientific concepts through a WebQuest and by...
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Tour of the Cell 2

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
As your class views each slide, they will be introduced to the organelles and structure of the cell.  Details about structure and function are given and also some trivia about their frequency and population. There is also some...
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Structure and Function of the Cell/Introduction to the Cell

For Students 7th - 12th
So, this is not technically a worksheet, but rather a chapter of reading material, pictures, and diagrams introducing young biologists to the cell. Cell theory, diversity, size, and shape are described. The internal organization and...
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The Body Part of Cells

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are introduced to cell organelles and their functions and the they define the differences between animal and plant cells. They write a paragraph explaining the difference between plant and animal cells and students...
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Introducing Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The intent of this slide show is to introduce young biologists to evolution, specifically how populations change through time. The content does not support the stated objective. What you will find in this presentation is general...
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The Photoelectric Effect in Photocells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Illuminate your physics class with this examination of a photovoltaic cell. Teach the structure and operation of the device using a diagram. Then make a human-powered, larger-than-life sized model of a PV cell. Learners become electrons...
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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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Cell Division

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Searching for simple ways to teach mitosis to high schoolers? Using colored chalk and onion root tips, pupils visually demonstrate what they view when looking through the lens of a microscope. There are also various ways to expand the...
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Introduction to Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Welcome to Biology! Introduce pupils to a subject conceptualized by Aristotle in 300 BC through a presentation and worksheet. It covers the themes of biology, characteristics of life, the scientific method, microscopes, and measurements.
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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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Natural Selection - The Mechanism of Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A sufficient slide show on natural selection is available to use with your biology class. It introduces viewers to foundations of this mechanism of evolutionary change. Notes are provided to support your lecture on genetic variation and...
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Introduction To Cell Structure and Function: What's Inside a Cell?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders are introduced to the cell and some of its parts. Through the use of video, 10th graders see animal and plants cells and their parts. They learn terms used to explain the cell.
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What's My Purpose in this Life?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Why are we here? Well, if you happen to be a Golgi body, the answer is simple! Young biologists embark upon a journey through the tiny world of cellular organelles with an engaging lesson from the K20 series. The activities open with an...
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Where are you in the circle of life?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders summarize the contribution of different scientists to the cell theory. In this biology lesson plan, 8th graders identify the different cell organelles. They sketch and label the parts of the cell.
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Population Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Genetic variation shows the health of a population, yet cheetahs show very little variation over that last 10,000 years. Scholars learn the importance of genetic variation in populations after viewing an informative presentation. It...
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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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Complex Networks and Graphs

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Show your class how engineers use graphs to understand large and complex systems. The resource provides the beginnings of graph theory by introducing the class to set theory, graphs, and degree distributions of a graph. 
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It's Alive or Is It!?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Seems like a fairly simple question—until you begin asking your class! Get pupils acquainted with the characteristics of life through pairs classification, discussion, and scientific reading. The lesson plan, part of the K20 series, also...
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Photovoltaic Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students realize the importance of PV cells and career opportunities available. In this experiment, they use PV cells to power operate circuits that they construct in order to perform simple tasks. Before the experiment they research the...
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Studying Living Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium without recourse to algebra. After participating in this activity, students gain a feeling for the significance of the Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium without using algebra.
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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...