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In this virtual lab worksheet, learners go to a given website and finding the lab title, complete the provided questions. Students analyze and conclude information about comparing hominoid skulls.
What is the Evidence for Evolution?
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.
Roses are Red…and Pink…and White…and Gray
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.
Wheeling and The Big City Lesson 1
Eighth graders consider how immigration impacted the East. In this West Virginia history lesson, 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.
Discovering the Wetlands!
Young scholars name wetland plant and animal life. In this ecosystem lesson students go birdwatching and interpret native plants through art.
How Did Humans Evolve?
Students 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.
Reading Comprehension 7
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.
Molecular Sequences & Primate Evolution: Amino Acids, Hemoglobins in Evolution
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.
Mouthparts and Digestion
Students explore the relationship between structure and function in the mouthparts of different animals including humans.
Our Amazing Body!
Students 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.
Students 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.
In this science worksheet, learners 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. Learners complete a crossword puzzle.
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.
Mouth-parts and Digestion
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.
Dissecting Owl Pellets
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.
To the Lighthouse Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Hominoid Cranium Comparison
Learners 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).
Three Dimensional Art of Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Learners, during this twelve week series of lessons, learn basic anatomy through life sketches of human skeletons and shells. They learn fundamentals of line and convey life through sketches learning science through art.
In this human ancestry instructional activity, students will answer questions about hominids, "Lucy", and the emergence of modern humans. Then students will compare the characteristics of Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons. This instructional activity has four short answer, seven true or false, eight matching, and seven multiple choice questions.
In this North Dakota prehistory activity worksheet, students study the mastodon, bison, native plants, and native people of North Dakota as they respond to 21 drawing, graphic organizer and matching questions.