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Young scholars create skeletons to celebrate the Day of the Dead. In this visual arts instructional activity, students explore the importance of the Day of the Dead celebrations in the Mexican culture. They create skeletons and decorate them with paint, cloth, and other artistic medias. 
Students focus on the pelts of fur-bearing animals native to Iowa to discover their different adaptations.  For this animal adaptation lesson, students work in groups and examine various pelts to find information about the animals habitat and how it survives.  Students share information.
In this virtual lab worksheet, students go to a given website and finding the lab title, complete the provided questions. Students analyze and conclude information about comparing hominoid skulls.
Students identify one object that would tell the story of their lives. In groups, they determine what can and cannot be told from objects left behind. After watching a video, they compare and contrast chicken bones to human bones. To end the lesson, they create a timeline of the Cenozoic Era.
Students explore small details. In this small details lesson, students view posters to locate different colors, count items and use their imaginations. Students pretend to be animals from the poster.
Eighth graders consider how immigration impacted the East. In this West Virginia history lesson plan, 8th graders research the effects of immigration on Wheeling, West Virginia. Students also gather information about immigration on a field trip to the West Virginia State History Museum. Students use their findings to produce videos that highlight the immigrant experience.
Young scholars name wetland plant and animal life.  In this ecosystem lesson plan students go birdwatching and interpret native plants through art. 
High schoolers are introduced to four important fossil finds: the First Family, the Hadar Skull, Lucy, and the Laetoli Footprints. They explore how scientists interpret fossils to try to better comprehend how humans evolved. This activity guides students through Riddle of the Bones by using it as a basis for a team project.
Regardless if there's a state test coming up, giving your kids reading passages is always beneficial. This passage is about the Norsemen and six multiple-choice questions follow. The answers are very detailed, describing where each answer can be found in the text. 
Students compare differences in amino acids in the beta hemoglobin from representative primates, complete a matrix of those differences, and from these data, construct and interpret cladograms as they reflect relationships and timing of divergence.
Students explore the relationship between structure and function in the mouthparts of different animals including humans.
Learners explain characteristics and functions of observable body parts. They identify major bones in the body, list and locate the major systems of the the body through a series of activities such as chalk outlines, body bingo, and toothpick skeletons.
Learners discuss the many different types of animal signs that can be used to identify and track all types of animals. They examine tracks, trails, homes, territory markings, and even "scat" left by animals and attempt to identify the animal that left them.
For this science worksheet, students investigate the human skeletal system. Students read factual paragraphs with details about the bones in the human body and in some other species as well. Students complete a crossword puzzle.
In this teeth worksheet, students read about the different types of teeth found in a wolf and a human. Then students label the different teeth on diagrams of a wolf and human. This worksheet has 10 fill in the blank questions.
In this brain worksheet, students read about the brain, its four parts, and their functions, and answer comprehension questions. In this fill in the blank and true and false worksheet, students answer thirteen questions.
Students view pictures and videos to compare the structure and function of animal mouth-parts. In this structure and function lesson, students explore online pictures and videos of animal mouth-parts. They compare the structure of the parts with their function and with human adaptations.
Students dissect owl pellets. In this dissecting owl pellets lesson, students discuss birds of prey and make predictions about what they may find during the investigation. Students tease out skull and bones and try to make a complete skeleton.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Virginia Woolf's To the LighthouseStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
Students describe, measure and compare cranial casts from contemporary apes (chimpanzees and gorillas, typically), modern humans and fossil "hominids" (erect and bipedal forms evolutionarily separated from apes).

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