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12 resources with the concept lichens

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For Students 9th - 12th
Why did the mushroom go to the party? Because he was a fun guy! Biology learners study fungi while completing this worksheet. Structure is compared to that of other life forms. The life cycle is displayed with colorful diagrams for...
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Kingdom: Fungi

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Based on DNA, fungi relate more closely to animals than to plants. This new scientific knowledge shifted the world view of scientists and opened up new classifications. Viewers learn about fungi's place in evolution, in the tree of life,...
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When Giant Fungi Ruled

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fungi are more than fun ... they're also functional! Most everyone knows they serve as Earth's decomposers, but ancient fungi took their job to a whole new level! An entertaining video from a large biology playlist examines the giant...
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Lichen: Two Living Things In One

For Students K - 5th Standards
What do fungus and algae create? Lichen! Discover where lichen lives, how it survives, and how to find the three main types of lichen in a video all about lichen!
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For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine lichens in an outside field trip. Students explore the diversity of this organism and ask questions about them.
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Termite Symbiosis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to the wood a termite eats? Pupils learn about the three types of symbiosis with pictures of symbiotic pairs. Afterward, they determine whether there is a symbiotic relationship with a termite by dissecting termites and...
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The Oldest Living Things In The World

For Students 6th - 12th
And the prize for oldest living thing on Earth goes to . . . In this video from PBS Digital Studios, viewers learn about the oldest living things on Earth, all over 2,000 years old, such as bristlecone pines, baobab, sea grass,...
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Diversity of Microorganisms

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, learners identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to the diversity of microorganisms from A to Z. There are 39 biology terms located in the word search.
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Species Distribution Project

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore how to classify new species.
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Lichens as Air Quality Indicators: A beginning lichen identification study (2003

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use GPS and trees to explore lichens and air quality.
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Lichens & the Environment

For Students 9th
In this biology worksheet, 9th graders complete a sketch of the prepared lichen slide found under their compound microscope, labeling the algae cells and fungi tissue. Then they list two sources of heavy metal pollution in the environment.
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Lichen Looking

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Learners explore plant biology by participating in field trip activities. In this botany lesson, students identify the term "lichen" and discuss where lichens can be found as they explore a nature area on their class field trip. Learners...