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Berries...With a Side of DNA? (High School)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is DNA still present after picking fruit or cooking vegetables? Biology scholars extract and collect DNA strands in an impactful lab. Working groups prepare their samples and compare their results to negative and positive standard...
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Sensory Safari

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Brightest? Smelliest? Roughest? Sweetest? Parents, homeschoolers, and classroom teachers will enjoy sharing this juicy, sensory exploration activity with youngsters.
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Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: PreK-3 Curriculum Support

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
From examining how much sugar is in foods and looking at fruit and vegetable varieties to making mini rainbow tarts, this unit provides youngsters with a fabulous overview of proper nutrition and eating habits.
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Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: 4-6 Curriculum Support

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
How much water should we drink every day? How can food preparation be both healthy and satisfying? Check out this great 10-lesson unit which not only covers the body's need for water, but also includes lessons on tasting and storing...
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Seeds and Fruits: Types and Dispersal

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that some seeds rely on elephant dung for dispersal? Pupils use class discussion and direct instruction based around a presentation to learn about seed types and dispersal methods. Slides vary from presenting content to...
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Plant Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ginkgo trees existed for more than 350 million years, and, at this time, only one species still remains. While plant diversity generally increases over geologic time, some interesting exceptions occur. Young scientists learn about plant...
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Making Half MyPlate Fruits and Vegetables

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Establish healthy eating habits with a lesson focused around MyPlate's food recommendations and the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. Through class discussion and worksheet completion, scholars discuss the best choices of foods...
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Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do seeds get around? It's not like plants can control seed dispersal—or can they? Dig deeper into the amazing mechanisms of seed dispersal observed in tropical plants through interactives, a video, and plenty of hands-on data...
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What Happened to the World's Greatest Ape?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gigantopithecus was the greatest of the great apes! Whatever became of them? Take a journey to Asia and explore the forests and grasslands that were once home to the large primate using a video from an extentsive biology playlist....
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Computational Chemistry—Chemistry Now

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Can some plants make their own animal repellents? Science sleuths examine the properties of cinnamamide in pear trees using an case study about computational chemistry. The resource discusses how vital computers are to research, how...
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What is a Complete Breakfast?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Start your day—and your class—off right with an interesting video about breakfast! The resource, part of the American Chemical Society's Reactions series, tackles the most important meal of the day. The narrator explains what makes for a...
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Why Are Avocados So Awesome?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is it just coincidence that avocados and awesome both begin with the letter A? Introduce young nutritionists to a super food with some super powers using a video from the Reactions playlist. Scientists from the American Chemical Society...
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Berries...With a Side of DNA?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sometimes science lab can be ... delicious! Middle school science scholars extract DNA from strawberries and other fruits in an engaging lab activity. The teacher's guide includes pacing, materials list, and worksheets with answer keys.
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Types of Fruit and Placentation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The eighth lesson in a series of 10 introduces scholars to placentation in different types of fruits. Though dissection, they learn the difference between seeds and fruit, simple and fleshy, and pericarp, exocarp, mesocarp, and endocarp. 
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Ripening of Fruits and Vegetables

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How long do fresh foods last in space at the International Space Station? Which foods perish quicker than others? How can astronauts preserve their foods to make them last longer in space? Young scientists test the rates at which some...
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That’s Amazing!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 4th Standards
That's Amazing! is the theme of an English language development unit created by Houghton Mifflin. Following a speak, look, move, and listen routine, scholars delve into topics; seasons, weather, animals, landforms, telling time,...
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Like Fruit? Thank a Bee!

For Students K - 5th Standards
Bees play a crucial role in pollination. In fact, without bees, a lot of fruits and vegetables would not exist if it weren't for bees. Watch a video that explains and demonstrates how bees pollinate plants.
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Pumpkins Are Popping up Everywhere!

For Students 2nd Standards
Answer who, what, when, and why with an informative worksheet focusing on the life of a pumpkin. Scholars read and answer questions—including multiple choice and short answer—in response to a passage about the growth of a pumpkin seed...
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MyPlate Word Blanks

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Create a silly cooking themed story using nouns, adjectives, verbs, and more! Pupils fill in the blanks using their knowledge of different types of fruit, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy, then read the story aloud to hear a whacky...
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Nature Walk: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Walking in nature is the theme of a unit designed to support English language development lessons. Scholars look, write, speak, and move to explore topics such as camping, woodland animals, instruments, bodies of water, things found at a...
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Serving Up My Plate

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Within three nutrition-themed, inquiry-based learning opportunities, pupils take notice of their eating habits; delve deep into the five food groups, gain experience in planning meals, participate in a taste test, and explore ads from...
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GM Crops: Friends or Foes?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Genetically modified crops—How do you feel about them? Here, explore the benefits and risks of GM crops to inform your opinion. 
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Elementary Vocabulary Games

For Teachers 1st - 5th
How do learners pick up new vocabulary words? This book offers an explanation and 30 vocabulary games to help your language learners master new words. Each game is based on a particular topic and includes three parts (memorizing,...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Invite that hungry caterpillar to teach your class about nutrition! After brief instruction on fruit, the teacher reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle to the class. Kids hold up the fruit images at appropriate points in the...