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Antigen Switching in Malaria
High schoolers model how the malaria-causing protist avoids immune response in its host. In this parasite biology instructional activity, students use printed cell images to model the way that Plasmodium changes surface protein markers every few generations to avoid host immune response.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Prairie Dog Prognosis
Students discuss the transmission of diseases from exotic pets to humans. They research different aspects of particular zoonotic diseases from the perspectives of the animal vector, the parasite, the infected human, and the carrier human.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Can Nutrients in Water Cause Harm?
Ecology candidates culture pond water organisms over a few days time, then they experiment to find out how increasing nutrients affects the population. As part of a unit on water, this exploration gives your class an understanding of how important it is to protect freshwater bodies.
3rd - 6th Science 23 Views 17 Downloads
Trouble in the Hive: Researching the Decimation of Honeybee Colonies
Teach your class about colony collapse disorder and foster discussion about causes and solutions for the honeybee problem. Class members read and discuss an article and participate in one of two detailed activities about pollination and bee colonies.
8th - 12th Science 14 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Parasites: Our Tiny Companions
Young scholars consider parasites that seek human hosts. They prepare nutrient agar plates and cultivate samples of bacteria taken from their own bodies. They experiment with disinfectants and soaps to determine which method kills the most bacteria.
4th - 9th Science 6 Views 30 Downloads
Does your class know that all water that falls from a watershed ends up in the same large waterway? If they don't, they will after they complete this activity. They make a clay model of a landscape that looks similar to a topographical map with watersheds included.
5th - 8th Science 10 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Carbon Cycle and its Role in Climate Change: Activity 3
Does the carbon cycle play a role in climate change? Your class will investigate what fossil fuels are and how they release carbon into the atmosphere. They get an opportunity to understand the causes of green house gases and global warming through the chemical process.
5th - 8th Science 55 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Carbon Cycle and its Role in Climate Change
So how does the carbon cycle work? Kids participate in a hands-on activity that allows them to understand the chemistry behind climate change and global warming. They act out the process of photosynthesis by labeling themselves as chemicals moving in and out of a plant.
5th - 8th Science 26 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Assess your pupils' ability to identify healthy food choices in the final instructional activity of this series on food science. Given five different food labels, young nutritionists will rank them from most to least healthy, supporting their choices with a short explanatory paragraph.
K - 5th Science 101 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mao's China
Here is a great textbook chapter on China's establishment as a communist state in 1949 and the effects of World War II on the nation. The first page prompts learners to complete a timeline activity as they read the material, which includes several graphics, maps, and detailed information on communist China from 1920 to the modern day.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Scavenger Hunt Worksheet
Exactly how environmentally friendly is your school? From the air fresheners in the bathrooms to the cleaning solvents used in the classrooms, young conservationists search the school grounds for sources of air pollution in an engaging scavenger hunt.
4th - 8th Science 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Pollinator, Predator, Pest and Parasite
Students explore insect life by researching the life cycle of a plant. In this botany lesson, students identify the traditional insect anatomy and discuss an insect's importance when pollinating plants. Students identify pictures of insects and identify them outside of the classroom with magnifying glasses.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 32 Downloads
Microfriends: Medicines from the Deep Sea
Learners explore the concept of beneficial microorganisms. In this microorganisms lesson, students observe different bacteria found in organisms Learners discuss and describe three ways that microorganisms benefit humans.
5th - 6th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Viruses and Host Evolution
High schoolers are organized into groups of four. On Day 1 they are given a worksheet about viruses and their effects on the evolution of a rabbit population. After about 30 minutes of group work, a class discussion of the material begins.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 21 Downloads