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17 reviewed resources for nature vs nurture

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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Contemplating Nature vs. Nurture

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Does having an addict in your family make it more likely to become one yourself? Explore the genetic risk factors, as well as the prominent environmental influences, for substance addiction in a lesson that encourages awareness and open...
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Boys Will Be Boys...Right?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through this exercise, high schoolers identify character traits present in Romeo and Juliet. They listen to an excerpt from "The Office of Christian Parents: Showing How Children Are to be Governed" and participate in a Socratic...
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Nature vs. Nurture

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the concept of nature versus nurture in human development through this series of lessons.
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Epigenetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Epigenetic changes, caused by environmental factors, can be passed down several generations, meaning choosing to smoke can affect the life expectancy of your children and their children. Scholars explore epigenetics, learning that the...
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Investigating Jack London's White Fang: Nature and Culture Detectives

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore images of the Klondike and read Jack London's White Fang to become culture and nature detectives. For this novel analysis lesson, students analyze the setting of the novel and the ways London portrays nature and culture....
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Inquiring Minds Want To Know

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders conduct a scientific experiment that help them explain the concept of nature versus nurture.
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Twin Traits

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the Nature vs. Nurture controversy and discover how variations in species is due to the interaction of genetic material. Students engage in a twin study experiment in this unit.
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The Human Mind

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and discuss twin studies to explore the debate of nature vs. nurture. They create a list of characteristics and then look for evidence of whether it is primarily a genetic or environmental characteristic. All of the...
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A Poetic Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Whitman and Dickinson are poet rebels responsible for the birth of Modernism. The resource comes complete with a selection of poetry from each, such as "Song of Myself" (Whitman) and "Because I could not Stop for Death" (Dickinson), as...
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Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
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Lord of the Flies Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How does a society influence and shape individuals? Class members ponder this essential question as they read Lord of the Flies, as well as primary source materials about the historical background of the novel. As a final assessment,...
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The Psychology Teacher's Resource Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The activities in a comprehensive teacher's resource guide provides budding psychologists with opportunities to design experiments to study behavior, apply their knowledge of research variables, critique online behavior surveys, and much...
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It's Genetic--Or Is It?

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Students identify examples of the interplay between genes and environment on certain traits and discuss how the Human Genome Project has led to a greater understanding of the role of genes on complex traits.
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Genetics: Who are you?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study, manipulate, and research genetic traits. Discuss how genetic traits are passed from one generation to another. Classmates explore how they look like their parents and debate whether or not they can do anything about it? They...
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Moral Development: Lawrence Kohlberg

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the stages of moral development. In this psychology lesson plan, students explore Lawrence Kohlberg's stages of moral development as they read, respond to, and evaluate a moral development scenario.
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The Great Scientific Debate

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine scientific issues that affect the public by debating their classmates. They also write brief essays that show they have learned how to express their reasons for their pros and cons of a particular topic.
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Personality Collage: Citizenship

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a collage that represents themselves by identifying the characteristics that make them good citizens. They cut out pictures and words to describe them from magazines. They share their collages with the class and...

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