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Bio Inspired Design Paper FlowersLesson Planet
3rd CCSS: Designed
Can paper flowers have some of the same properties as real flowers? First, learners investigate how water is absorbed into a flower through capillary action by using real flowers, yarn, and paper. Then, they have an opportunity to create...
Trees are Terrific...Inside and Out!Lesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Trees are the star of a three-step unit celebrating Arbor Day. Step one takes an in-depth look into the structure of a tree, the process of photosynthesis, and the benefits of the leafy giants. Step two challenges scholars to create a...
Warm Hands, Warm Heart...Thanks to Circulation!Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Ba-dum, ba-dum! The gentle beating of our hearts is the drum beat of our lives. But how does all that blood pump through our body so efficiently with just a few beats? Learn about the circulatory system with a collection of videos, presentations, lessons, and activities aimed at middle schoolers.
Bones in your BodyLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The ankle bone's connected to the leg bone. The leg bone's connected to the knee bone. The knee bone's connected to the... Bones play a very important role in the function of our bodies. They protect our organs and provide support for our bodies. Use this collection of lessons, videos, and worksheets to deliver instruction and practice to upper elementary and middle school students.
LS1A - Structure and FunctionLesson Planet
8 mins K - 12th
Form follows function, from simple bacteria to complex mammals. Demonstrate this essential standard, LS1A, using the tips in a short video about the Next Generation Science Standards. Topics include when to introduce cells and organelles...
C. elegans and the Search for Extraterrestrial LifeLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Introduce the topic of astrobiology in a unit that's out of this world. Biology scholars examine the search for extraterrestrial life by culturing roundworms, a species that has been key in helping researchers understand the challenges...
Natural Resources, and Human Uses of Plants and AnimalsLesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
As part of their study of the restoration projects on Santa Cruz Island, class members demonstrate their understanding of the connections among plant life, animals, and the actions of humans by crafting a model that reveals these...
"Steer" Toward STEM: Careers in Animal AgricultureLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Think like an engineer and an agricultural scientist over the course of 12 lessons in a STEM based unit. Young scientists take on the roles of animal physiologists, animal geneticists, agricultural engineers, animal nutritionists, and...
Space, Gravity, and the Human BodyLesson Planet
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens to the human skeleton when it has been in space for an extended time? What does a reduced-gravity environment do to our bodies? Can we learn about our own skeletons by taking apart a chicken carcass? Explore the concepts of space and human physiology through a series of labs, lessons, and research in these 10 resources. Pick and choose or do all of them!