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Reebops a Model "Organism" for Teaching Genetics Concepts
Reebops are cute, marshmallow-based creatures that can be used to teach inheritance. Beginning biologists draw strips of paper that represent chromosomes from two envelopes, one for the father, and one for the mother. Each parent contributes an allelle to help determine the traits for the baby reebop.
7th - 12th Science 15 Views 42 Downloads
Ninth graders are introduced to the concept of human embryology. Individually, they complete an exercise in which they determine which trait they got from which family member. In groups, they identify and label the reproductive organs of males and females.
9th Science 12 Views 56 Downloads
A Clone of Your Own: The Legal Issues and the Future of Genetic Engineering on Humans
Twelfth graders define cloning in their own words and examine the different types of cloning. After reading an article, they summarize it in their own words and use the internet to research the history of cloning. In groups, they participate in an experiment in which they simulate the process of bacterial cloning.
12th Science 15 Views 41 Downloads
Pregnancy, Day 1: The Developing Baby
Twenty-six pages of good information about pregnancy. Pictures and descriptions describe the moment the sperm and egg unite, and there are worksheets that students can complete. This is a pretty comprehensive instructional activity for one day.
9th - 10th Health 18 Views 97 Downloads
Stem Cell Development
Like a fresh canvas, stem cells can turn into almost anything. In a comprehensive lesson, high school biologists use clay to build a 3-D model of cell division and the processes that occur during the first 14 days of development. Also included is a detailed graphic organizer for taking notes about the important concepts and vocabulary related to stem cells.
9th - 12th Science 32 Views 37 Downloads
Pregnancy, Day 2: The Experience
Many changes happen to a pregnant woman's body, mind, and emotions in these nine months. Discover and talk about these many changes. The class may know some of these things, but some things they might not know about, or they don't know why it happens.
9th - 10th Health 3 Views 26 Downloads
The Connection Between Medicine, Ethics, and Law: The Right to Die
Students in a special education class examine the United States Constitution. Using the text, they answer five research questions and discuss the amendments that concern medicine, ethics and law of the right to die issue. They develop their own opinions on the issue and present them to the class as a presentation or debate.
7th - 8th Science 16 Views 21 Downloads
Life Does Not Live By Bread Alone
Students investigate the relationship between micronutrients and proper metabolic function. The lesson 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 5 Views 16 Downloads
How We Learn About the Brain: Teaching the Infant Brain
Students describe the development of an infant from conception to birth. In this biology lesson, students discover how a child's brain develop. They explain how children acquire motor and cognitive skills.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 58 Downloads
The Choice -- Abortion
Students discuss the options when finding out they are pregnant in middle school or high school. In groups, they research the history of abortion along with the complications that can arise. As a class, they discuss the reasons why the man might want the women to have an abortion.
6th - 12th Health 7 Views 34 Downloads
1984: Culture and Conflict: A Discussion of the Experience of the Young Chicana and the Young Puerto Rican Parent
High schoolers read profiles of the various generations of Hispanics living in the United States. In groups, they examine the numbers of Hispanics either getting into trouble at school or becoming pregnant while still in school. To end the lesson, they read a case study and answer comprehension questions about the actions needed to help young mothers.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Students investigate the effects of smoking. In this personal health lesson plan, students design and administer surveys about smoking habits of teens and conduct research. Students create PowerPoint presentations that feature their findings to be shown to students in lower grades.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Adolescents compare and assess the efficacy of tobacco product health warning labels from around the world. In groups, they invent warnings and create labels that would be effective for teens and children. Discussion covers advertising ethics, the role of government in safeguarding health, and of course, the negative effects of smoking.
6th - 9th Health 6 Views 62 Downloads