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CELL TRANSFORMATION IN TOBACCO LEAF DISKS
Students work with whole plant material and are not required to measure small quantities, yet they can see evidence of transformed plant cells (plant cells that have genes from bacterial plasmids). This is a laboratory suitable for students who are familiar with the basic principles of plant cell structure, tissue culture, sterile technique, and cell transformation (bacterial infection, plasmid vectors, marker genes, selection medium, and enzyme activity assays).
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Students explore and explain the role of vaccines in infectious disease, They emphasize immunological principles and viral/bacterial infection processes. Students explore the three main vaccine types: DNA vaccines ("gene gun"), Recombinant vaccines, and live vector vaccines (AIDS, employs viruses).
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
Human Papillomavirus: Investigating the Prevention, Transmission, and Treatments of a Viral Infection
Tenth graders explore the different health risks associated with human papillomavirus. In this health science lesson, 10th graders identify different ways to prevent viral and bacterial infection. They research and develop an awareness workshop for their friends and families.
10th Science 16 Views 25 Downloads
Assess your pupils' ability to identify healthy food choices in the final instructional activity of this series on food science. Given five different food labels, young nutritionists will rank them from most to least healthy, supporting their choices with a short explanatory paragraph.
K - 5th Science 101 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News English: Common Cold
In this common cold worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about the common cold.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
A Case Study Involving Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine
Using a hypothetical discussion between two coworkers broken up into four parts, budding biologists examine the flu shot and some of the typical arguments for and against it. The conversational nature of the reading makes it engaging and easy to read; the analysis questions following each section allow learners a chance to think about what they've read, discuss it with others, and make connections between the passage and the real world.
9th - Higher Ed Science 4 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Immune / Lymphatic Response
The different methods of attack that the human body uses against invaders on a cellular level are summarized here. There are detailed diagrams regarding the specializations of the immune cells, and the chemical or physical response that they evoke.
11th - Higher Ed Science 31 Views 87 Downloads
Infectious Disease Case Study
Small groups of life science learners look at Allison's symptoms and discuss a diagnosis. They use a chart of illnesses and draw symptom clues from an envelope to determine what illness she has. A lesson like this gives children an opportunity to role-play and practice critical thinking skills.
5th - 8th Science 44 Views 33 Downloads
There is an important distinction between the bacteria that most students recognize as having a negative impact, and those that live in a symbiotic relationship with us. Sal looks at the mechanisms by which bacteria accumulate variation and also how they impact our lifestyle and behavior.
18 mins 9th - 12th Science 27 Views 58 Downloads
Introduction to Evolution and Natural Selection
The evidence for natural selection is presented as a random variation of a characteristic allowing a particular strain of organism to survive with a higher probability of successful reproduction. Population change over a short period of time is detailed and examples of antibiotic or vaccine resistance are given.
18 mins 10th - 12th Science 22 Views 89 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within an ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 116 Downloads
Air Pollution in Mexico City
A fantastic lesson on urban air pollution problems throughout the world is here for you. Learners understand that there are many factors involved in creating pollution, that there are many health effects brought on by air pollution, and that fixing the problem is not an easy task.
7th - 10th Science 33 Views 69 Downloads
Immune System - Worksheet & Reading Guide
High school biologists produce written answers to twenty-five questions about human immunity. This worksheet was designed as a reading guide for a specific textbook; however, you can use it for any general biology textbook or as a unit review.
9th - 12th Science 16 Views 67 Downloads
Oswald Avery & The Search for the Transforming Factor
Five questions about the work of biochemist, Oswald Avery, are presented on this worksheet. You will need to find a reading passage, perhaps on the Internet, about his discovery, but it would be a worthwhile search. The assignment brings up thought-provoking questions, not only on the development of our understanding of DNA, but also the history and conventions of science.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students examine how antibiotics work and why they are effective. In this antibiotic instructional activity, students discover that when harmful germs get inside the body, the immune system may not be strong enough to fight the germs off. Students play a game helping them understand how antibiotics help the immune system fight off germs.
3rd - 12th Science 26 Views 51 Downloads
The Variety and Roles of Microbes
Mini microbiologists play a card game in which they group microorganisms by groups: virus, fungus, protist, or bacteria. Then they identify the roles different microbes play in the natural world and explore how humans effectively use certain microorganisms in food production and industry.
5th - 8th Science 56 Views 53 Downloads
Mostly discussion, this lesson explores the importance and methods of hand washing. A few true stories of community illnesses spread by the neglect of washing hands serve as an anticipatory set. The activity is most memorable if you are willing to purchase the Glo Germ™ oil and use a UV light, but the observation of cinammon and oil on the hands before and after washing is quite visual as well.
3rd - 6th Health 12 Views 26 Downloads
Don’t Drink the Water: Investigating a Cholera Epidemic
A stellar microbiology lesson in which high schoolers become epidemiologists and test simulated stool samples (molasses and water) for a disease-causing pathogen. They use findings to determine if an epidemic was caused by drinking affected water.
9th - 12th Science 26 Views 44 Downloads
New Review Marine Animal Husbandry and Training
Step into the role of a zoo director with several activities about animal training and running a zoo. Kids calculate the amount of food each animal needs, design a habitat for penguins, decide how to breed bottlenose dolphins, and train their classmates using animal training techniques.
7th - 12th Science 6 Views 3 Downloads