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Students name the characteristics of animal groups. Students classify the major animal groups such as: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and insects. They identify the elements of specific habitats that each animal needs in order to survive. The students wonder, plan, investigate, reflect, share and act through the scientific method.  M
Students research theories of human evolution. In this evolution instructional activity, students use the Internet to learn more about theories explaining the development of Homo sapiens. They act as anthropologists and write a two-page magazine article explaining human origins.
This presentation begins with the many problems multicellular organisms which rely on diffusion encounter. There are many diagrams of mammalian organ structures, and they are labelled with their relevant functions. This an excellent PowerPoint to show a class that has a basic understanding of system organization in humans.
Learners brainstorm a list of potential uses for micro-video technologies. After reading an article, they analyze the development of a new pill-sized camera. In groups, they create a children's book that shows them the various systems of the human body as it would be seen from this pill-sized camera. As a final activity, they share their stories with elementary students.
This outline introduction for a college course covers the idea of humanities and various language forms and literature genres. Beginning with the human species and our influence on the world around us, take a very thorough look at the role of language and literature. The meaning and function of poems is analyzed through a sociological lens. About half of the slides contain the written texts of poems.
A seventy-two slide PowerPoint that reviews several lab explorations done in an AP Biology course. For each lab there is a description, concepts, and conclusions. Many pictures and graphics make this visually appealing, but it would not be easy to use if you have not assigned the same series of laboratory exercises.
How do you feel about cloning? This issue is highly debated, so educate your class before they participate in a similar debate! Read a New York Times article related to the use of cloned pig organs for human transplants. Groups develop arguments stating the advantages and disadvantages, and then they participate in a panel discussion on this topic. You could easily find additional articles to reference, as well.