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The feedback mechanisms of metabolism of a variety of substances in the human body. Carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, and their derivatives are explained. The biochemistry required to explain the metabolic balance and feedback controls according to the cells' needs will be very useful to a high level biology pupil.
Third graders analyze biology by identifying different animal characteristics. In this animal classification lesson plan, 3rd graders identify the different animal families and discuss their similarities as well as their differences. Students answer study questions regarding the animal kingdom and analyze images of different animals before completing a worksheet.
Review the aspects of human cloning and the moral issues associated with it. Individually, your students will keep a list of the articles related to this issue and research issues related to the ethic issues people are concerned with. After reading various linked resources, they participate in a debate which they state their argument on the right to privacy in issues associated with cloning and genetic engineering.
Wow! A very detailed slideshow covers complex topics of genome research methods. This is advanced and relevant to the highest level of school biology. Excellent resource if you wish to expose your class to scientific methods and laboratory expertise, or the background to gene care in certain disorders, such as Sickle Cell.
A very factual overview of animal nutrition fills the 65 slides of this collection. General requirements are explained: water, protein, carbohydrate, fat, minerals, and vitamins. A definition of digestion is also given, along with a comparison of the monogastric and ruminant digestive systems. There are no diagrams or photographs to accompany the information in these slides. They can be used in a biology or agriculture course.