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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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Tissue Regeneration in Animals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every species regenerates at least one tissue or organ in their bodies. Learn about different regeneration processes in animals. An intriguing presentation specifically discusses starfish, hydras, planaria, salamanders, mice, humans,...
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Classroom Activities: Planaria Regeneration Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Observe a flatworm as it regenerates its own head. A laboratory exploration asks learners to cut a planaria worm at different locations and then observe it regenerate. Using data collected during the exploration, they make conclusions...
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Bioengineering and Tissue Regeneration

For Students 5th - 12th
Meet Lindsey, a mechanical engineer who has taken up bioengineering. She uses her skills to model blood vessels and their interaction with regenerating tissues. She continues to discuss the future of bioengineering in an informative video.
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Talking 'Bout Regeneration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the regenerative capabilities of certain organisms. They present their findings at a student regeneration symposium aimed at exploring the possibilities of human regeneration.
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Newt Limb Regeneration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some amphibians respond to amputated limbs by fully regenerating functioning limbs. A short video permits viewers to observe a newt's cells working as stem cells, differentiating and regenerating into bones, muscle, skin, nerves, blood...
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The Deadpool Salamander

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Much like your favorite superhero, the axolotl has amazing super powers! Explore the extraordinary world of the salamander that never grows up in a video from a larger science playlist. Content includes axolotl behavior versus normal...
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Asexual Reproduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Even though this presentation was designed to supplement a specific textbook chapter, the content is easily adapted to any high school biology course. It introduces asexual reproduction and explains six different types: mitosis, binary...
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Heads or Tails? Studying Regeneration in Planaria

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students view a video on stem cells and regeneration.  In this investigative lesson students complete a worksheet while viewing the video.
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A New You!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Science learners journal familiar ways that the human body can regenerate or heal itself. In small groups, they research and create a poster of current information on stems cells and how they can be used to regenerate. The article for...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Injury and Recovery

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Synthetic scaffolding can be used to regenerate biological tissue, such as muscle, tendons, and ligaments. When perfected, this biotechnological feat will help many injured athletes recover more quickly. Dr.Cato Laurencin explains the...
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Introduction to Lumbriculus variegatus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct two set experiments on Lumbriculus worms and create a third experiment of their own. The first of the two set experiments allows students to observe regeneration of the worms while the second allows high schoolers...
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Could a Blind Eye Regenerate?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Whether it's healing a cut or mending a broken bone, the human body is capable of some pretty amazing repair work, but does it have the power to reverse the blindness caused by genetic diseases? Following along as this video investigates...
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How a Wound Heals Itself

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Did you know that the biggest organ in the human body isn't the brain, the liver, or even the lungs? It's the skin. Follow along with this short video as it explores the structure of human skin and its amazing ability to regenerate itself.
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Biological Concepts

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students perform a transection of a redworm. They discuss spinal cord injuries in humans. Students compare the ability of the redworm to regenerate the ventral nerve cord with the inability of humans to repair damage to the dorsal nerve...
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Sustainable Forestry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers evaluate a forest for timber harvest and discuss potential impacts of logging. In this sustainable forestry lesson, they work in groups in a forested plot to choose trees to cut based on species and stem diameter and then...
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Echinoderms and Invertebrate Chordates

For Students 9th - 12th
In this invertebrate worksheet, students will review 11 vocabulary words associated with the characteristics of echinoderms and invertebrate chordates. This worksheet is a crossword puzzle.
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All's Well for Stem Cells

For Teachers 6th - 12th
By exploring the latest research on cell and tissue renewal your young scientists can understand the various internal body parts and systems examined in these studies.
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Sunken Lesson: Animal Growth and Heredity Grade 5

For Teachers 5th
This animal growth PowerPoint includes bulleted text organized into categories including cell division, mitosis, regeneration, sexual and asexual reproduction, life cycles, metamorphosis, and inherited traits. Diagrams are included in...
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How to Make an Artificial Organ

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars design bionic organs or limbs. In this medical technology instructional activity, students view a video about artificial organs and prosthetic limbs. They research the medical technology behind these advances and work to...
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Experiment on Minimal Segment Size Regeneration of Lumbriculus variegatus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The experiment allows high schoolers to observe regeneration of tailless and headless worm segments into complete individuals. Data of a completed experiment are included as well as a student activity sheet.
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Lab: Reactions of Copper

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students perform a series of experiments on copper to produce a variety of copper compounds. In this chemical reactions of copper lesson plan, students use copper wire and nitric acid to produce copper nitrate. They then form a hydroxide...
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I Don't Think You're Ready for These Jellies

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If a jellyfish is cut into two parts, each part can regenerate, creating two new organisms.This phenomenon and other interesting facts about jellyfish are explored in the Monterey Bay aquarium's exhibit on jellies and talks with the...
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Fire Fighting

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students consider the effects of a wildfire on prairie life. They explore the ways that plants regenerate after a fire and create fictional plants that have adapted specifically to the prairie environment. They share models of their plants.

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