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Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest lactose.
8th - 12th Science
The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture
Got milk? Only two cultures have had it long enough to develop the tolerance of lactose as an adult. Learn how the responsible genes evolved along with the cultures that have been consuming milk. This rich film is supplied with a few in-depth lesson plans and hands-on activities to use with your biology classes when studying natural selection or heredity.
15 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Designed
Drink, Drink That Milk!
Teach your class about milk while practicing informational text reading skills. The resource includes a short text to read, accompanying questions and vocabulary, a vocabulary exercise, a sequence exercise, and a reading comprehension assessment.
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Here is a fantastic cross-curricular unit focusing on the production, distribution, and nutritional value of California-grown produce. It includes five lessons covering such topics as dietary guidelines and the food plate, California geography and crops, comparison of food nutrients, and the chemistry of fruits and vegetables.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Identify Base Words and Suffixes to Read Multisyllabic Words #1
Show your scholars how adding an affix changes the entire meaning of a word; they focus on the suffix -able. You'll find a complete script here, but if you don't want to read this verbatim, use it simply as an outline. Learners watch you model word segmenting before trying it on their own.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
â€œChinese Stretch to Catch up with Teenage Modelâ€ ESL Reading Comprehension Selection
In this ESL reading comprehension worksheet, students read an essay entitled, "Chinese Stretch to Catch Up With Teenage Model." They answer 5 multiple choice comprehension and 8 matching questions based on the reading.
10th - 12th ESL & ELD
Health: The Skeleton with a Message
Students identify human muscles and bones from a cardboard skeleton, named "Mr. Skelly." Using dialog balloons as props, the teacher holds up advice from Mr. Skelly, such as noting he drinks milk to keep his bones strong. The lesson also stresses the consequences of poor health with pictures of diseased organs.
K - 5th Science
Text Clues and Prior Knowledge
Explore making predictions as a reading strategy. As a class, read "Blue Light, Green Light," stopping to make a prediction. After recording a prediction on the graphic organizer, discuss the thoughts behind your idea. Then, continue reading the story, having learners create their own predictions as you stop at certain places throughout the text.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Sippin' on Smoothies
Why is calcium good for the body? Where is it stored? Young chefs discover the importance of calcium and review a list of foods that are rich in the material. They then make delicious smoothies high in calcium! Teaching kids how to make a healthy snack gives them the tools they need to stay healthy for life!
1st - 5th Health
Enrichment Guide for "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" and "If You Take a Mouse to School"
Here is a resource that was originally written as an enrichment guide for the stage adaptations of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and If You Take a Mouse to School. It is absolutely full of fun activities that will inspire your young readers.
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Mix It Up
Students identify the properties of mixtures and solutions. In this chemistry lesson, students discuss various types of mixtures they have made and view a teacher demonstration on how mixtures and solutions are formed. They participate in a discussion on the differences between solutions and mixtures based on the observations of the teacher demonstration.
4th - 7th Science
Basic English Grammar: Using the Simple Present
Discuss the use of the present tense in a lower grade or ELD classroom. This resource focuses on the use of the present tense in simple sentences. With the simplicity of the examples, it could be used with young children or beginning ELLs.
2nd - 12th English Language Arts