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44 resources with the concept mold

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Decomposers Get Energy From Dead Things

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When life gives you mold, make penicillin. Scholars design an inquiry experiment to determine what causes rotting and mold growth. It also covers decomposers and the important role they play for other living things. 
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AP: Chapter 9: Respiration - Extra Credit 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Don't just use this as an extra credit assignment! The two scenarios on this handout give microbiology hopefuls an opportunity to practice critical-thinking skills. They apply their knowledge of cellular respiration and the products of...
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The Accident that Changed the World

For Students 6th - 12th
Penicillin transformed medicine; however, its discovery was totally serendipitous! Find out how an open window, a sight breeze, and a forgotten petri dish changed the world.
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Bacteria Take Over and Down

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bacteria outnumber all other forms of life on Earth. Scholars observe the growth of bacteria in petri dishes to understand their role in maintaining good health. Then, they observe the growth of bacteria after they introduce...
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This Pulsating Slime Mold Comes in Peace (ft. It's Okay to Be Smart)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can you name an organism that isn't a plant, animal, or fungus? Here's a hint: each cell contains thousands of nuclei. Slime mold may not have any appendages, but their movements fascinate scientists. The video focuses on these unique...
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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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The Delicious Science of CHEESE!

For Students 6th - 12th
Say CHEESE! The video explains the little we know about the history of cheese, the different types of cheese, and the process of making cheese. It focuses on the importance of bacteria and mold, including how to cut the curds, and the...
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Investigating the Fungus among Us

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What do you call a fungus that writes music? A decomposer! Here, young biologists explore fungus by tasting fungus (blue cheese) to creating art with fungus to playing a board game centered around, you got it, fungus. Surprise scholars...
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Rotting Apple

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Even the witch in Snow White had a better looking apple than this! Watch as mold spreads, consuming and rotting a once red apple. May you never have to see this in your lunch box. Show the video instead of attracting fruit flies into...
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Fruit and Vegetable Decomposition, Time Lapse

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Prepare to be disgusted as a bowl of fruits and vegetables decomposes in a matter of minutes! This video, taken over 74 days, shows the mold and decay, complete with fruit flies. Great for a biology or even nutrition class!
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Microbial Universe - Part 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Continue learning about microbes, focusing on DNA and research in part three. The abundance of genetic material is beyond our scope so far. Finish up with part four to find out just where research is taking us in these findings.
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Germs and the Importance of Washing Your Hands

For Teachers K
Students observe what happens when bread is handled by dirty hands. They read and discuss the book "Germs." Students participate in an experiment. Students touch bread with a variation of hands: dirty, washed with soap and water, washed...
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Time Lapse - Tomato

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Behold the rotting tomato! In one minute, watch as a tomato shrivels and molds into nastiness. In reality, this took two months.
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Moldy Jell-O

For Students 9th - 12th
Mini mycologists plan an experiment to determine what affects the growth of mold on gelatin. A list of available materials is provided, but the procedure needs to be designed by the lab group. A data table is also provided in which to...
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Killer Wrapper

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the importance of food safety and the impact it has on their lives.  In this health lesson students complete an oral report on food poisoning and design a low cost "safe" packing material for bread.
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Effects of Bread Sanitary Conditions on Mold Growth

For Teachers K - 12th
Students examine fungi and where it comes from.  In this mold lesson students determine the percentage of fruit juice in a fruit then identify the different types of mold.
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Why Is My Bread Fuzzy?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the organisms that live on counters or surfaces in the classroom. In this mold experiment, students observe mold in different conditons.  Students record their observations on a worksheet. Students understand how mold...
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Identifying Fossils

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create model fossils.  In this fossils lesson, students view pictures of fossils and compare and contrast these fossils.  Students read about fossils and create a database chart with the facts they learn.  Students construct...
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This Can't be a Plant

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students grow mold. In this science experiment lesson, students grow mold on different pieces of bread by adjusting the moisture, temperature, and light. They record the results to see which grows the most mold. 
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Moldy Food

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate how mold grows on food. In this mold lesson, students review the food pyramid before growing mold on different foods in Zip-Loc bags. They create graphs that show how long it takes for mold to grow on different...
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Splendid Spores

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore fungi. In this fungi lesson, students take a slice of bread and leave it outside for a day. Learners record their observations of the fungi on the bread the following day.
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What Are Microorganisms?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the types and functions of various microorganisms. They examine which one are helpful and which are harmful. They research microorganisms and write a report about them. They conduct experiments and create a website...
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Bacteria's Role in Food

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students grow bacteria cultures on agar in petri dishes and do a plate count. They participate in a yogurt making lab to see how bacteria produce lactic acid. They prepare a recipe and identify fungi, fermentation and the role of...
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Yeasts and Molds

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate the characteristics and nature of yeast and molds help to explain how these microorganisms affect food production. They experiment with yeast in sourdough in preparing sourdough pancakes.