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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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Human Growth Lab

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate the height of teenagers at their school. In this human growth lesson plan, students gather date for males and females in their class and at their school. They answer questions about growth, the pituitary gland,...
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Endocrine System and Hormones

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Paul Andersen compares your endocrine system to Facebook and your nervous system to Gmail in order to show the differences in response time. He then delves into specifics of your endocrine system, talking about hormones that are water...
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Thyroid Gland and Negative Feedback

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many glands work together to control hormone levels in the body. The interactive focuses on the thyroid gland, pituitary gland, and the hypothalamus. It demonstrates the interconnections and feedback loops present in the endocrine system.
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Puberty: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
With puberty comes lots of changes to one's body. Scholars explore those changes with two lessons that examine the role of the pituitary gland and hormones. In the first lesson, pupils take on the role of the pituitary gland, write a...
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AP: Chapter 45: Chemical Regulation & Communication - Hormones and the Endocrine System

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Infuse your AP biologists with the details of the endocrine system. This six-page worksheet queries learners thoroughly about gland structure and hormone function. Ms. Foglia, the author, has not left anything out of this resource,...
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Puberty

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders participate in a whole group discussion about their thoughts and feelings surrounding puberty. Students watch a video and view slides in order to describe the bodily changes that occur during adolescence.
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Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this endocrine system worksheet, students review the structure and function of the hypothalamus and pituitary glands. This worksheet has 20 fill in the blank statements.
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The Teenage Brain Explained

For Students 9th - 12th
This may answer some of your questions about your students' behavior, as well as explain to them the development stage that their brains are in. The roles of adrenal glands, apocrine (sweat) glands, and pituitary glands are explained as...
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The Chemical Mind

For Students 9th - 12th
"It's all about the neurons, baby!" Part 3 of the 13-video course on psychology focuses on how body chemistry influences thinking and behavior. The structure and functions of neurons, synapses, and hormones, and the special importance of...
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How the Brain Works

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem, pituitary gland, and spinal cord. Prepare your class for a performance task assessment on the brain and how it works with a scripted plan that defines these terms and identifies the functions the parts...
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The Endocrine System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this endocrine system worksheet, students describe the function of each of the glands listed of the endocrine system and label the figure. Then they describe how the endocrine system controls its output of a hormone.
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Sheep Brain Lab

For Students 10th - 11th
For this sheep brain lab, students identify the internal and external anatomy of a sheep's brain. Students complete several tables describing the function of given structures. Students also label the brain with 5 chosen structures.
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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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Structure of the Brain

For Students 7th - 9th
In this structure of the brain learning exercise, students use available resources to answer questions about the structure of the brain. Students also answer questions about the organization of the nervous system.
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Cells Communicate: Play-by-Play

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Follow along with the video, The Fight or Flight Response: An Example of Cell Communication, with a time-stamped reference sheet that highlights important information.    
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Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis

For Students 9th - 12th
In this biology instructional activity, high schoolers examine the interrelationship between the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland and look at extreme functions.
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Endocrine Histology Lab

For Students 9th - 11th
In this endocrine histology lab, students examine prepared slides of various glands/ organs. Students identify each slide according to the key given and research materials. Students draw or sketch what is seen next to the appropriate...
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Great Glands - Your Endocrine System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder in the United States, affecting about eight percent of the total population. The working parts of the endocrine system are examined in a video that demonstrates how cells receive information...
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How Does the Thyroid Manage Your Metabolism?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Hidden in our neck is an important, but often overlooked, little organ called the thyroid. Enjoy this short video as it explains the vital role this powerful organ plays in controlling the function of all the cells in our body, as well...
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Puberty: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the changes their body goes through during puberty by participating in a role-playing activity.  In this human health instructional activity, students write a description of themselves as if they were a pituitary gland....
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Endocrine System

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this endocrine system worksheet, students match the correct gland found in the endocrine system to its hormone and target cell(s). They also describe the actions of each gland and hormone combined together.
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Puberty

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders describe the changes their body undergoes during puberty. In this health science lesson, 8th graders explain how the hypothalamus and pituitary gland play a major role in the process. They identify the different parts of...
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The Science of Stage Fright (And How to Overcome It)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why can speaking in public be so horrifying and have such strong effects on our bodies? Discover the science of stage fright! Your young learners will learn about the connection between stage fright and our natural fight or flight...

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