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The Drugs Revolution and the Development of PenicillinLesson Planet
10th - 11th
Fleming, Florey, and Chain all had a hand in developing penicillin and the start of the drug revolution. From germ theory to the vaccinations that saved millions, this presentation will give upper graders the basics about the advent of...
Rise of the SuperbugsLesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The narrator of a short video shows learners the history of antibiotics with the use of penicillin. Viewers then see how bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics and what that means for our future health and for the development of...
Medical Treatment in World War 1Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
A world war costing millions of lives actually also saved millions of humans at the same time. Scholars investigate the advancements of medicine in the 25th lesson of a 32-part series on the Great War. A short video clip results in open...
Biomedicine: Crash Course History of Science #34Lesson Planet
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Track biomedicine advances from the early 1800s to today! Young scholars learn about groundbreaking discoveries in medicine throughout history in the 34th installment of a larger Crash Course History of Science series. The lesson...
Food Safety Lab-Part 3 Cross Contamination andHygieneLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students observe the effect of croos contamination as they inoculate orange juice with penicillin mold from the refrigeration lab and active yeast solution from the sterilization lab. They experience a simulation of passing bacteria...
10 Fantastic Fungi SuperpowersLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
How much room does a fungus need to grow? As mushroom as possible! Video discusses 10 interesting facts about various fungi, including one that says mushrooms may be the largest living organism on the planet. From medicines to poisons,...
Bacteria Wanted Poster Research ProjectLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Bacteria and viruses are responsible for mass carnage, so what better way to learn about them than through creating a wanted poster? The wanted poster idea can be used for many different topics, so if you aren't teaching about bacteria,...
Discovery Streaming Video: “Life Science: Bacteria”Lesson Planet
7th - 12th
If your class is watching the Discovery streaming video Life Science:Bacteria, Understanding: Bacteria, or just studying bacteria, this might be a useful resource for helping students to discover the deeper impact of bacteria on their...
6 Kingdoms of Life Part 1: Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, Protist, and FungiLesson Planet
7th - Higher Ed
An in-depth introduction to biological classification is presented at the opening of this presentation, dividing life into six kingdoms. Although it does not address the currently accepted level of domain, it is an outstanding...
How This Disease Changes the Shape of Your CellsLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Just what exactly is sickle cell disease? A short, animated video explains how the cell adaption works, how inheriting the sickle cell trait can be an advantage in malaria-prone areas, and how sickle cell disease can be deadly.