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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Life Systems- Zoo Central
Students investigate the various aspects associated with living things while also concentrating on their basic needs. They explore the aspects of movement and growth in plants and animals. This is done through research and other different activities.
1st - 2nd Science 11 Views 61 Downloads
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 Language Arts 40 Views 33 Downloads
Second graders explore biology by researching animal characteristics. In this adaptation lesson, 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 Language Arts 18 Views 83 Downloads
Animals without Backbones
Students study animal characteristics and identify animals. In this classification lesson students examine the different invertebrates and explain their habitats. this lesson is detailed with many activities that may be split to cover multiple lessons
8th - 12th Science 102 Views 261 Downloads
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 3 Views 1 Download
One Ocean: It Matters!
Here is the first of four poignant lessons on how humans and oceans interact, even if people live far from the coast. This particular lesson also examines studies that are taking place in Antarctica of how climate change is affecting the world oceans.
9th - 12th Science 44 Views 35 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
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 15 Views 9 Downloads
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 6 Views 17 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
New Review At-Risk Species
There are currently thousands of species around the world whose survival is in serious danger. This lesson allows young conservationists to explore this global issue by classifying at-risk animals by the various factors threatening their existence.
3rd - 8th Science 25 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 14 Views 12 Downloads
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 14 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mineral Cycling Through the Ecosystem
Students explain the role of different organisms in the food web. In this ecology lesson, students participate in a game to simulate mineral cycling through the web. They discuss the importance of recycling minerals and resources.
6th - 12th Science 43 Views 256 Downloads
The Human Genotype
Six different chromosome activites introduce biology aces to heredity, chromosomal abnormalities, sex-linked traits, and the human genome. The hands-on activites are fairly simple for the teacher to prepare and will prove to be both educational and engaging.
7th - 10th Science 47 Views 203 Downloads
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 17 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Way We Were: Embryological Development and Disease
Students use microscopes to study live fish embryos and animated diagrams of cell division on the Internet. They see that scientists rely on technology to enhance the gathering and manipulation of data. They create web pages on cloning.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 82 Downloads
New Review What Did Dogs Teach Humans About Diabetes?
For thousands of years people recognized the symptoms of diabetes, but it wasn't until the early twentieth century that a treatment was finally discovered. This video explores the Nobel Prize winning scientists' whose work with canines led to the development of insulin, saving the lives of millions of people.
4 mins 7th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable