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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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The Excretory System: From Your Heart to the Toilet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Beginning with how different animals excrete waste, this short video moves on to the human excretory system from the kidneys, to capillaries, to the loop of Henle, to the excretion out of the body. 
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Anatomy- Excretory System

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore, analyze and identify the structures and order the process of the excretory system through a model or a diagram. They assess the names and locations of the organs involved in the excretory process, as well as...
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Excretory System

For Teachers 5th
Not a waste of time or energy! Introduce young scholars to one of the waste eliminating systems of the body in a hands-on lesson exploration. The 14th lesson in a 21-part series asks groups to build models of the excretory system...
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Excretory System

For Students 7th - 10th
In this human anatomy learning exercise, students complete a crossword puzzle with 14 vocabulary terms about the Human Excretory System.
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Modeling the Excretory System

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners model the excretory system. They design an appropriate diet and describe the effects and benefits on body functions. They illustrate the parts and describe the functions of the organs of the excretory system including...
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Excretory System

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
The subject of this life science reading comprehension worksheet is the excretory system. After examining the provided article, readers respond to a series of questions using evidence found in the text.
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Why Is Poop Brown And Pee Yellow?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
We all do it ... why not have a better understanding of the process? Life science scholars discover how the colorful foods we eat are either brown or yellow when our bodies have finished with them. The narrator leads the tour through the...
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It May Be Yucky, But Someone Has To Teach It. . .

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the names and parts of the excretory system in this hands-on activity. They use common items to make a model of the system.
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Organ Systems

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Blood passes through the kidneys about 300 times a day. Show your class how the kidney and bladder work together to filter blood in the excretory system. This 19th video in the series explores how the circulatory and respiratory systems...
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Homeostatic Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does something remain the same in order to change? The video discusses homeostatic evolution from both the continuity and changing perspectives. An analysis of the excretory system in flatworms, earthworms, and vertebrates shows...
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Excretory System

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the structure and function of the excretory system of the human body. Breathing, sweating, and urinating are explored as important components of the system.
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Excretion Review Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this excretory system worksheet, learners answer 36 questions about the organs of the excretory system, their functions and their physical make-up.
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Kidney Filtering

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate how kidneys function. They discuss how a dialysis machine works, and conduct an experiment in which they filter different substances through a plastic window screen, various sizes of hardware cloth, and poultry...
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The Integumentary and Excretory Systems

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students name the different parts of the integumentary and excretory system. In this biology instructional activity, students explain the function of kidneys in excreting wastes. They identify common problems with these two body systems.
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Environmental science enthusiasts show what they know at the end of the year by taking this full-fledged final exam. They answer multiple choice, graph interpretation, and essay analysys questions, 73 of them in all. Topics range from...
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Just Passing Through

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the functions of the kidney and its place in the urinary system. They discuss how astronauts go the bathroom in space, examine labeled diagrams of the urinary system, and draw a large scale drawing of the excretory...
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Excretory System

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students discuss what happens to the trash in their home. They talk about what would happen if they didn't remove the trash. Students relate their home trash to the excretory system of their bodies. They label a diagram of the urinary...
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Digestive and Excretory System

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars investigate the digestive system and the excretory system. In this biology activity, students discuss healthy eating habits, diet and weight. They differentiate between an eating disorder and good eating habits.
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The Excretory System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this excretory system worksheet, students describe the functions that the organs of the urinary system perform and what happens when the kidneys do not work properly. Students also name the excretory organs of the body and explain why...
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The Excretory System

For Students 8th - 9th
In this excretory system worksheet, students read a brief excerpt about water balance and the excretory system. Then they identify what compound birds, insects and reptiles living in dry habitats excrete. Students also describe how...
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Virtual Fetal Pig Dissection

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Pigs and humans have the same metabolism level and similar organs and systems, which is why they are often used in scientific laboratories. This worthy virtual dissection of a fetal pig divides into eight chapters: anatomical references,...
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Why is Excretion Necessary for Life?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe and explain the function of each part of the excretory system. They discuss how the body uses the excretory system and identify diseases of the system.

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