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Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
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Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the Right-Hand Rule Video
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STEM: Elementary Inquiry

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Encourage scholars to investigate and think critically with a collection of 14 STEM lesson plans. The following inquiry-based lessons explore the concepts of life cycles of plants and animals, measurement, magnets, evaporation,...
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Life Science: Ecosystems and the Flow of Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Different ecosystems thrive in various places, with a variety of habitats, including specific plants and animals that have adapted to survive in those specific conditions. But they all have one thing in common: all of the energy that...
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Early Learning STEM Lessons

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
A four-lesson unit module  supports Early Learning STEM Education for children between the ages of three and five. Youngsters practice using their senses to observe, build structures using different shapes, explore the properties of...
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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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Unit Two: A Serious Economics Nut

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The second unit in the series examines the complex relationships between animals and plants in the whitebark pine community of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. In the first of five lessons, scholars mimic Clark’s Nutcracker...
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Glacier National Park Curriculum

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (W-GIPP), chartered in 1932, is the first international Peace Park globally and spans the Canadian United States border. Five units introduce learners to political and environmental factors that...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Restoration

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The tale of the restoration of California's Channel Islands begins with a video that details the devastation of Santa Cruz Island by introducing species that are not native to the region. Additionally, the video discusses the controversy...
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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 5-6, Unit 3

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
The third unit in a series of four looks at Earth's system responses to natural and human-induced changes. Fifth and sixth graders learn about how living things and ecosystems are impacted by changing climates. They collect data on plant...
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Plants and Animals: Alike and Not Alike

For Students 5th
After reading an informative paragraph that outlines some of the differences between plants and animals, fifth graders attempt to correctly categorize 12 words in a word bank. They must put them in the plant, or animal category. This...
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Plant or Animal?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about the necessities of life using the book Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun. After a teacher-read-aloud, young scholars make puppets depicting different plants and animals from the story and illustrating the habitat in...
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Plants and Animals

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discover the interconnectedness of plants and animals in ecosystems. In groups, they create a food web and discuss the problems when one link of the chain is broken. To end the lesson, they set up a balanced environment...
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Plants and Animals

For Teachers K
Students taste test the garden. In this Science lesson, students compare and contrast plants and animals needs. Students pick fruits and vegetables in the garden and discuss their observations.
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Plants and Animals

For Teachers K - 1st
Students find common needs between plants and animals. In this plants and animals lesson students compare that both plants and animals need food and water. They also find the differences between plant and animal needs.
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Travis the Train: Spring Time Animals

For Students K - 6th
Tag along with Travis the Train as he encounters various baby animals that live on the farm. The spring time story introduces special-needs or autistic children to the types of plants and animals found on farms, each animal is identified...
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Plants and Animals In the Local Environment

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this identifying plants and animals in their environment worksheet, students draw pictures of plants or animals that are seen in the air, in water, and on land. Students draw 9 pictures.
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Animals Galore

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A well-designed lesson which covers the characteristics of the animals found in the six animal groups is here for your young biologists. In it, learners divide up into six groups; the amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds, fish, and...
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We've Got Ants in Our Plants!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Some ants are so aggressive, they can repel an elephant. Viewers learn this fact and more in an engaging video that is part of a larger playlist on biology. It discusses the relationships between ants and plants. While plants provide...
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Looking At Plants and Animals

For Teachers 3rd
Even though the presentation is connected to a particular textbook, it could be used in any lower elementary classroom to review plants. There are diagrams and colorful graphics that make it attractive and engaging.
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Plants and Animals Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students look for the answers to the questions to fill in the crossword puzzle using the theme of pants or animals.
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Discovering Plants and Animals

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Exploring the backyard, the school yard, the gardens, and the Internet, small children discover the world around them. The bugs, animals, and plants are alive, but is the lawn mower? An engaging activity that will help them understand...
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How Plants Tell Time

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Can someone really have a "biological clock"? Discover why many organisms on earth have an inherent awareness of where they are in the day's cycle.This video discusses animal adaptations, the earth's revolutions, and how light and...
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Build a Coral Polyp

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students build a coral polyp out of a banana, straw, oyster crackers, sprinkles, and more. In this coral polyp lesson plan, students also list the differences between plants and animals.
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Shadow Know-How: Desert Plants and animals

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this science worksheet, students will identify 12 different desert plants and animals by the shape of their shadows. They are shown in their natural habitat.

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