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Curated OER

Try These Egg-citing Activities to Celebrate Better Breakfast Month!

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Have some fun with eggs while learning the health benefits they provide.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Where Are the Dinosaurs?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students view videos and websites and create finger puppets and hatchable eggs. In this dinosaur lesson, students view video clips and a website to introduce the dinosaurs. They do a finger puppet play and create hatchable dinosaur eggs.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Eggs'ceptional Experiments

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students see evidence of chemical reaction and follow the scientific method to hypothesize, observe, and reach conclusions. They conduct a series of egg based experiments such as forming crystals and complete journal activities as a...
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PPT
Curated OER

The Thrush's Nest

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A gorgeous collection of slides follows the changes within the nest of a thrush over a month's time. Beginning with a single egg on March 15th, frequent photographs looking down into the nest are displayed. Finally, on April 14th, the...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Food Allergies: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Imagine life without PB&J's! For some, it isn't a question of want but a question of life and death. High schoolers investigate food allergies and develop presentations that inform others about symptoms of allergic reactions...
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American Chemical Society

The Fate of Calcium Carbonate

For Students K - 5th
Soften up an egg. Learners use vinegar to test for calcium carbonate in an egg shell and an antacid tablet and compare the reaction with vinegar to the reaction with water. In a second experiment, class members break down an egg shell...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Food Allergies: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Over two lessons, scholars use articles and discussions to define what a food allergy is and identify the most common food allergens. Small groups prepare a skit showcasing how the body exhibits an allergic reaction. Learners examine...
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Lesson Plan
National Wildlife Federation

Call of the Wild: Grades K-4

For Teachers K - 4th
The sound a frog makes lets people know what it's up to. A two-part lesson begins by discussing the life cycle of a frog and the individual stages with drawings. The second part has learners listen to the frogs' different sounds and what...
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Lesson Plan
Alabama Wildlife Federation

Pasta Butterfly

For Teachers K - 2nd
From an egg to an adult and the stages in between, the butterfly leads a very active life. A hands-on activity has learners act out the different life cycle stages of the butterfly before venturing on an identification expedition. During...
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Alabama Wildlife Federation

Bloomin' Butterflies

For Teachers K - 12th
Get an up close and personal look at the metamorphosis of the butterfly. Pupils take ownership of their learning by collecting butterfly eggs, building a cage, and raising them to adulthood. The lesson resource provides instructions for...
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Alabama Wildlife Federation

Butterfly Book

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Journaling is a great tool for processing information. Budding scientists build their own butterfly journals from their observations in a butterfly garden. The lesson challenges them to identify different stages of the life of the...
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Interactive
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Specialized Chromosomes Determine Gender

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are you an XX or an XY? Budding scientists learn about cellular fertilization and the determination of gender in a thorough online lesson. They follow their study with a set of interactive reflection questions.
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Interactive
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Sex Cells Have One Set of Chromosomes; Body Cells Have Two

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's the difference between body cells and sex cells? Learners explore the question and the process of meiosis using an interactive lesson. An animation describes the discovery of meiosis and describes its phases for a detailed and...
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Nuffield Foundation

Investigating Osmosis in Chickens' Eggs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You might not be able to learn through osmosis, but you sure can observe it! Scholars observe and measure osmosis using chicken eggs. They control for multiple variables to determine which variables have an impact and how the impact...
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Activity
DiscoverE

An Egg-Citing Ride

For Teachers K - 8th
Wheeeee! Young thrill seekers build a bungee jump—not for themselves, though, but for an egg. The egg must fall from a height of five feet and rebound within two inches of the ground or floor.
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PPT
Biology Corner

Meiosis

For Students 9th - 12th
Does day one of meiosis in your biology classroom make you wanna split? Get the class off to a great start using this attractive and thoughtfully worded slideshow. In addition to explaining what happens during each step of meiosis,...
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Cornell University

Let’s Raise Lacewings

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young entomologists explored beneficial insects and how they help control pests in the first lesson of the series. Now class members take a close look at the lacewing, which is a beneficial insect.
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King County

Reproductive System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's every health and science teacher's favorite subject to cover: the reproductive system. This comprehensive instructional activity introduces adolescents to the reproductive anatomy of men and women with the help of a series of...
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Curated OER

Where is the Science?: Design as an Introduction to the Scientific Method

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work to create a design that will protect an egg from being dropped from a one story floor. They test their prototype after it is completed. They write clear instructions and link aspects of the design process to the scientific...
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Curated OER

Eggs

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Are you looking for a lesson on eggs for your young farmers? This one could be for you! Learners discover where eggs come from. They see the whole process of an egg coming from a hen, and ending up on their breakfast tables. They...
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Curated OER

Let Me Out! Dino Eggs

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students conduct research about animals that lay eggs such as reptiles and birds. After identifying characteristics of reptiles and discussing the connection to dinosaurs, they create a three-dimensional paper mache dinosaur egg with a...
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Worksheet
Serendip

Genetics

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
A handout on genetic inheritance begins with a reading on alleles and how they can result in albinism. Junior geneticists learn to complete Punnett squares and participate in a coin toss simulation of allele pairing. They also learn...
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Curated OER

About Chickens

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here's a cute and informative four-page packet of worksheets about chickens for your young agriculturists. They get to write words that have to do with chickens, perform cut-and-paste activities, and discover some fun facts about...
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Curated OER

The Birds of a Feather Flock Together

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify all parts of an egg, and explore their importance to the life cycle of a chicken. Learners compare all sorts of birds and place them in categories based on what they look like. This five-day lesson effectively...