Biology Teacher Resources
Bring learning to life with this diverse array of teacher resources. Grow your learners' intruige as they disect all that lives within and around them.
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Monkey See, Monkey Do
Students consider the influence of bullies and map the social ecosystem of their schools. They create lifelines that compare baboon and human development and write an essay that considers the relationship between psychosocial development and progress.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Second graders explore biology by researching animal characteristics. In this adaptation lesson plan, 2nd graders identify the history of several animals and research the changes that have occurred to their anatomy over thousands of years. Students complete K-W-L worksheets based on their research and complete several mini lessons over 10 days.
2nd English Language Arts
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
New Review Endangered Animals
Explore the realities of endangered species through this two-week unit, starting with an interesting demonstration of the earth's available living space using an apple. Learners go on to become experts on a particular species, then interview one another.
K - 5th Science
Life Does Not Live By Bread Alone
Students investigate the relationship between micronutrients and proper metabolic function. The lesson plan should serve as an introduction to the subject. The subject of the function includes the study of plants, animals, and humans. They are explored with the use of research and observation.
9th - 12th Science
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
New Review At-Risk Species
There are currently thousands of species around the world whose survival is in serious danger. This instructional activity allows young conservationists to explore this global issue by classifying at-risk animals by the various factors threatening their existence.
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces
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, and verbal explanation, how their sounds are made.
6 mins 4th - 8th Science
Human PreHistory 101 Part 3: Agriculture Rocks Our World
Around 14,000 years ago, the ice age melted. What did humans do in response? They settled down and began to farm their food. Visit the Fertile Crescent and beyond through animation and narrated explanations. Viewers learn about the birth of agriculture and cities, and the exponential population growth that occurred as a result.
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
How to Sequence the Human Genome
Every human is unique, from our thoughts and actions to our DNA. Scientists spent billions of dollars and over a decade to map the human genome, the sequence of DNA within one human being. Since the project was completed ten years ago, scientists have discovered how to make gene sequencing much more cost- and time-efficient, but they are still working on understanding the genome as it relates to traits and health.
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Which Way to the Ocean?
Learners study the nesting process of the loggerhead turtle. They watch a video clip that shows them how human influences, such as artificial lights, can disorient turtle hatchlings, which can keep them from reaching the ocean. They work together to identify ways that people can reduce threats to the loggerhead habitat.
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Pre-School Pet Care
Having a class pet means knowing what all living things need to survive. Children in preschool through grade one, take on the responsibility of caring for a class pet, while discussing the necessity for food, water, and shelter. They take turns caring for the animal and periodically discussing its behavior.
Pre-K - 1st Science CCSS: Adaptable