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Cellular Biology Overview: Cell Structure and Classification
Students explore the different characteristics of the cell using a virtual lab. In this biology instructional activity, students classify an unknown cell sample based on its properties. They demonstrate mastery of the subject by creating a presentation of their findings.
9th - 12th Science 46 Views 249 Downloads
Great Transitions: The Origin of Tetrapods
The featured movie focuses on the ancestry of our four-footed friends. Find the fundamental pattern of their limbs and vertebrae in fossils of fish. After viewing, biology learners can enjoy interactive websites to zoom in on the relationship between the human frame and that of related animals.
17 mins 6th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Case of Darwin's Finches
One of the most striking pieces of evidence for Darwin's Evolution of Species was his observations of finches and how their beaks differed from island to island, depending on their primary food sources. So what would happen to the theory of evolution if it turns out, as new evidence shows, that Darwin didn't actually see any finches at all?
7th - 12th Language Arts 68 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Designed
People and Whales: A History
Whales and people have had a long and sordid history. To understand the impact that biological populations have had on each other, learners conduct research on specific topics related to the whale industry. They use their findings to create Glogs, which are interactive posters that include text, animation, and illustration.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 39 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Waste Heat to Generate Electricity
High school energy enthusiasts will be able to explain how thermal energy that is a byproduct of industry can be used as an alternative way to generate electricity. After some discussion, brainstorming, listening to podcasts, and research, they will zoom in on a specific example of an industry using this method of electricity generation.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Exploring Structure and Function in Biological Systems
Students examine different levels of organization in biological systems for structure and function relationships. In this biological systems lesson, students use Internet resources to look at structure and function in the eye, the cell, protein synthesis, and sickle cell anemia.
9th - 12th Science 80 Views 254 Downloads
Establishing a Baseline Ecology of a Creek Ecosystem
Students investigate the physical, chemical and biological parameters necessary to establish an ecological baseline. Establishing an ecological baseline not only shows the ecological characteristics of a creek but makes the possible future environmental monitoring of the creek as human activities increase the stress on the system.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 33 Downloads
How Diverse is That?
Compare various types of biological diversity in a coral reef and calculate a numeric indicator that describes the diversity found in coral communities. Your class can work in groups to look at the abundance and distribution data of species in two communities.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 40 Downloads
What's for Dinner?
View a video presentation comparing chemosynthesis to photosynthesis. Review the findings of the 2004 Ring of Fire Expedition that studied biological communities around the hydrothermal vents of the Mariana Arc. In collaborative groups, marine biologists research and report on the chemosynthetic organisms that make their homes there.
7th - 10th Science 4 Views 41 Downloads
7.012 F’04 Problem Set 1 ~ Biology
Course identification information is included in the upper left corner as well as within the title of this activity. If you overlook or remove that information, you are left with a tremendous college biology assignment. There are only four problems to address, but each occupies at least an entire page.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Final Exam Practice - General Biology
A 17-page practice final exam for a college-level introductory biology course is contained in this resource. Matching and short answer questions cover every topic that you would expect to teach during an advanced biology course including DNA and general genetics, enzyme activity, protein structure, nerve impulses, metabolic pathways, and more.
Higher Ed Science 44 Views 47 Downloads
Learners investigate the interaction in an oceanic ecosystem. In this symbiotic relationship lesson, high schoolers investigate how ecological relationships evolve over long periods of time in order to maintain balance and stability of the ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 14 Views 82 Downloads
Population Biology - Biology Teaching Thesis
High schoolers explore the effects of different density-dependent and density-independent factors on population growth. They explore how the interactions of organisms can affect population growth. Students explore the pattern of population growth and the predator-prey relationship.
9th - 12th Science 15 Views 59 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Biology 2006
Twenty-six pages of biology questions, mostly in multiple-choice form, are included in the all-encompassing New York State Regents exam. It assesses every topic typically covered in a high-school biology course. Create your own answer sheet and use this as your final exam, or get ideas from it for questions to create your own.
9th - 12th Science 51 Views 399 Downloads
Using the Internet to Do Punnett Squares
What a fun way to explore Mendelian Genetics! Using a computer connected to the Internet, beginning biologists construct and use Punnett squares of monohybrid crosses to explain how genetic traits are passed to offspring. Other websites used in the lesson include a summary, a tutorial, and the interactive opportunity.
7th - 10th Science 35 Views 194 Downloads
Everyday Explorers: Investigate!
Students become "Everyday Explorers" as they dig in, get dirty and comprehend more about the physical and biological world around them. They become hands-on scientists on a local level as they explore their schoolyard.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 35 Downloads