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162 resources with the concept the nucleus

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Cellular Organelles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Despite their microscopic size, eukaryotic cells are probably one of the most complex systems ever! Explore the structure and function of the major organelles of eukaryotic cells — the nucleus, ER, ribosomes, golgi complex, lysosomes,...
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Introducing the Atom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young scholars discuss how small they must cut something before it is no longer fundamentally the same. An online activity challenges and engages pupils in learning about the periodic table. Two hands-on activities cover elements and...
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A Whole New World of DNA and Proteins

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Lead your young scientists into an exciting world as they participate in a role play and experiment focused on proteins and DNA. After researching the Central Dogma of Biology, individuals or groups participate in a classroom slide...
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Cell Parts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do a bird, an egg, a rabbit, and a toad all have in common? This fun-filled resource explains the similarities and differences between cells and how all cells are similar, yet all are different. Learners begin by depicting a...
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A First Look at Cells ~ Data and Analysis

For Students 7th - 12th
A neat lab sheet introduces cell biologists to the general structure of both animal and plant cells. They draw and label what they observe under high power. You will need to provide slides of cheek cells, onion cells, Elodea, and Volvox....
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Cell Organelles

For Students 7th - 12th
Now, this is a clever approach to understanding cell organelles; seven pairs of organelles are listed, and pupils write an explanation of how each pair cooperates to perform certain cell functions. Organelles include the nucleus,...
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Parts of a Cell

For Students 9th - 12th
Most of the details about the cell structures in this video are given along with information about the function and their relationship with each other. Sal differentiates between eukaryotes and prokaryotes.
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Higher Cells Incorporate an Ancient Chromosome

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Chromosomes contain keys to history including links from royalty to Neanderthals. Young scientists learn about Ivan Wallin's research into chromosomes with an animation and videos. Then, the concept connects to mysteries related to...
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Genes Are Real Things

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Proving microscopic structures exist is a difficult task. Learn how scientists did just that in the mid-1800s as they set out to identify the cellular structures related to genetics. The online lesson explains the collection of work that...
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DNA Packaging

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One thing that all cells have in common is the DNA in their nucleus. An animation demonstration models how six feet of DNA fits in each and every nucleus of each cell. The content includes information about the components of DNA and how...
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Cellular Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The human body contains more than 200 types of cells, and plants contain many other unique types of cells. While a huge variety of cells exist, they appear to have very similar structures. A detailed presentation describes the structure...
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Autism and the Structure and Function of Synapses

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take autism awareness in your class to a whole new level. Scholars watch a short video to discover how autism affects the brain. The narrator discusses the effects of altered proteins on neural synapses and the role the nucleus plays in...
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Viral DNA Integration

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do reverse transcriptase inhibitors work? Young virologists examine the function of azidothymidine, a drug doctors use to treat HIV patients, during a hands-on modeling activity. Groups create a strand of DNA from an HIV RNA strand...
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Eukaryotic Cells: The Factories of Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Eukaryotes include humans, animals, and plants. Scholars learn about the parts of eukaryotic cells. They design models of a store and match the correct function of each part to the function of a part of the cell. They review their...
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How Cells Become Specialized

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Cell specialization is amazing! How do they know what they should become? A video from an interesting biology playlist examines the process of cell specialization. Content includes where we find specialized cells, types of specialized...
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Introduction to Cells: The Grand Cell Tour

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Ready to begin cell biology in a grand fashion? Start the adventure using a short but thorough video from a vast biology playlist! From prokaryote to eukaryotes, Golgi to chloroplast, the narrator guides viewers through the cell membrane...
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What's My Purpose in this Life?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Why are we here? Well, if you happen to be a Golgi body, the answer is simple! Young biologists embark upon a journey through the tiny world of cellular organelles with an engaging lesson from the K20 series. The activities open with an...
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How to Make a Quantum Bit

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Classic computers use binary bits, which are either a 0 or a 1, while quantum computers use qubits, which are both a 0 and a 1 simultaneously. Teach your class how a qubit is made and how it is controlled using an informative video as...
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Mitosis—Stages of Mitosis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Need to get your class' undivided attention in learning the stages of mitosis? Try a video from an interesting biology playlist. Scholars examine the inner workings of a cell as it works through each phase. Skillful narration points out...
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Chemistry and Physics: History of the Atom (Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr Models)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do we know so much about the atom? Explore the evolution of the atomic model through a video from an informative chemistry lessons playlist. The narrator describes how our view of atoms and subatomic particles has changed from...
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Development of Atomic Theory: An Introduction

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The atom has come a long, long way! From its early days as a ball of goo that exhibited the same properties as the whole it was part of, to the tiny sphere we know today, atomic theory has truly evolved. Explore these changes with an...
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Isotopes and Half-Life: What Are Medical Isotopes?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do medical professionals use radiation without doing more harm than good? Budding nuclear chemists begin their study of all things radioactive with a video from the JFR Science playlist. Topics include differences between isotopes,...
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Isotope Rummy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Thanks to this game, teaching isotopes will never be the same. Physical science scholars work their way toward understanding isotopes in an entertaining game. Pupils play rummy in groups while practicing good sportsmanship and creating...
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Empty Space is NOT Empty

For Students 9th - 12th
Visualize the vastness of an atom. The video, part of the Veritasium playlist, discusses the amount of empty space within an atom. The presentation describes the theory of quarks and how that empty space is not empty after all. Using a...