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Biologists! Scientists Who Love Life!

For Students K - 5th Standards
Life is everywhere in many different forms, and biology is the study of life. From marine biologists to plant biologists to microbiologists, there are many types of careers in the field of biology. Discover a living world of science with...
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Marine Biologist

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Everyone in your class will be interested in marine biology after watching this video. A marine biologist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute describes his daily duties. The details he includes in his narration are...
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Stickleback Film with Quiz: Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies

For Students 9th - 12th
The pelvic bone's connected to the...nothing in the stickleback fish, because it doesn't have one. Young biologists watch a video about the evolution of the stickleback fish living in Alaskan lakes. It turns out that they lost their...
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Chemistry for the Biologist/Bonding and Chemical Reactions

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Two presentations are contained in this resource designed to give biology learners a foundational understanding of chemistry. The first journeys through the basics: atomic structure, the periodic table, isotopes, and valance electrons....
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Discovering Local Food Chains

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study about food chains. With the assistance of a local biologist, Students hike the school trail system. They explore ecosystem and collect data by charting the organisms found and identifying the energy source. They...
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Mathemafish Population

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
It's shark week! In this problem, young mathematically minded marine biologists need to study the fish population by analyzing data over time. The emphasis is on understanding the average rate of change of the population and drawing...
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Is it Alive?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Interestingly enough, movement is not a characteristic of living things. The first activity in a series of 20 introduces learners to the concepts of living versus non-living things and then focuses on biologists and what they study....
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Mantis Shrimp Punch at 40,000 fps! - Cavitation Physics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Meet a tiny shrimp that packs quite a wallop! Get to know the mantis shrimp and the amazing one-two punch it delivers to prey with a video from an engaging physics playlist. Junior biologists examine fun shrimp facts, such as why it has...
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Zebrafish Heart Regeneration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Zebrafish find popularity among aquarium owners for their beauty and biologists for their unique abilities. Biologists discovered zebrafish have the ability to regenerate damaged hearts. Use the video to observe and understand this...
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Amphibians

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Biologists know of more than 2,300 living species of amphibians. Learn more about the four orders of amphibians with an interesting presentation. It explains the similarities and differences between the thousands of species of...
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Dichotomous Keys

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create their own dichotomous key. In this life science activity, students classify organisms according to their characteristics. They explain how this method is useful to biologists.
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Persuasive Writing-"Those Whales"

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Use an article about an Orca killing a trainer to help writers complete a persuasive essay. The article, other templates, and models are attached. Scholars divide up into groups of three where each person takes a different role,...
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Extracting DNA from Your Cells

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Three steps are needed to extract DNA from learners' inner cheek cells. The procedure and reasons for each step are explained. As enzymes work on the cells, a series of questions are answered regarding the structure of the DNA molecule....
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The Family Structure of Elephants

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Elephant family relationships are a lot like ours. They cooperate in child rearing, have social structure, and practice coming-of-age events. Supported by fabulous photography, an elephant biologist shares 20 years of study with the...
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Human Skeleton Anatomy Activity

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Young biologists piece together the puzzle of the human body with this simple anatomy worksheet. Presented with a picture of the human skeleton, students are challenged with the task of correctly identifying the 27 bones indicated on the...
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How Do Chameleons Change Color?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Talk about weird science! Young biologists discover the amazing structures found in the skin of male chameleons during a video from Veritasium. The narrator discusses common myths about chameleon color change, what triggers the...
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Feeding Frenzy

For Teachers 3rd
Young biologists take a look at the myriad of ways that animals increase their chances of surviving in the wild. The adaptations help animals hide, hunt, and attract a mate. This lesson specifically explores how insect mouth parts are...
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"Croak" Science Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Solve the mystery of a declining frog population! Lead your junior ecologists on an investigation that simulates actual events concerning pollution, predation, poaching, and more. Investigators read a story online, then analyze survey...
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Learning Sequence Item: Mitosis and Meiosis

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Investigate the ins and outs of cell division with this comprehensive set of activities. Detailed instructions for six different activities and your choice of eight different creative assessments can be found within this resource. By...
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Evolution and the Fossil Record

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Engage young biologists with four laboratory activities that explore the fossil record. Learners examine fossil images, a fossil kit, the rock record, and geologic time scale. They even experiment with the oxygen production of an Elodea...
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Cellular Organelles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Separate organelles from the cells of dried peas. Observe vacuoles in beet cells. Watch protists in action. Examine SEM photographs. Beginning biologists get a complete exposure to the structure and function of cell organelles. Two...
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Bats: Need Nectar, Will Travel

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Beginning wildlife biologists become adult bats, baby bats, snakes, owls, bobcats, or land-clearing developers in a grand role-playing activity. In a large open space, they play a game in which they move to designated areas based on what...
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Reebops a Model "Organism" for Teaching Genetics Concepts

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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What Makes a Seed Breathe Faster?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here's a five-star lesson plan in which inquisitors conduct sophisticated experimentation with cellular respiration in plant seeds. Placing seeds in a closed system they measure the amount carbon dioxide produced and relate it to...