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Studying Fossils: Hominoid Skull ComparisonLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students collect data on the differences in Hominid skulls using acrylic casts of fossil skulls. They measure a series of structures on skulls from six different species then use the data to determine evolutionary relationships between...
Mammal Teeth and Skulls-Adaptations and IdentificationLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Student study the differentiation of teeth and skull adaptations in mammals in general and 14 common terrestrial mammals. They explore more about these mammals, their natural history, their adaptations and their identification through an...
Skulls- Herbivores, Omnivores, and CarnivoresLesson Planet
4th - 5th
Students identify various types of animal skulls and teeth. For this ecology lesson, students define the terms herbivore, omnivore, and carnivore and study animal teeth and skulls. Students observe the characteristics of the teeth and...
From Human Skeletons to Owl Pellets to PaleontologyLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students explore about the function of the skeleton and comprehend the names of the bones of the human skeleton. They compare bones of the human skeleton to a dinosaur skeleton and graph to compare these bones. Students sort bones to...
Writing Ghost Stories Using Encounter With a Skull As a ModelLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students explore the elements of a ghost story and cautionary tales. The story, "Encounter With a Skull" is read and used as a model for their own story creations. The values and belief systems of various cultures are examined.
Bill Nye The Science Guy on The BrainLesson Planet
2 mins 5th - 10th
Is gray matter a gray area for your human biology class? Increase the amount of information in pupils' brains by showing this mini movie from Bill Nye The Science Guy! A newspaper is used to model how the folds in this vital organ allow...
Skeleton Scramble Puzzle: Suborder ProsimiansLesson Planet
3rd - 11th
Explore the finer details of primate skulls with these puzzles, incorporating advanced scientific analysis of two suborders- Prosimians and Anthropoidea- and one superfamily- Hominoidea. Learners read about the unique characteristics of...
The Effect of Natural Selection on Genes, Traits and IndividualsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Rotating through five stations, evolutionary biologists explore the question of how changes in DNA facilitate the changes in a population over time. High-quality, colorful cards of animals, skeletons, skulls, and DNA sequences can all be...