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82 resources with the concept offspring

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Roll of the Genes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Animal reproduction in sheep and cattle is explored with the help of Punnet squares. Scholars employ tools using probability to conclude the color of wool a sheep's offspring will have. Acting as animal geneticists, pupils then take...
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Some Genes Are Dominant

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dominate a lesson on genetic traits. Young scholars learn about the difference between dominant and recessive traits with an interactive lesson. An animation demonstrates Mendel's work on the inheritance of traits, and interactive...
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What is Reproduction? - Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What force drives a species' will to survive and thrive? Explore reproduction through the first of a four-part video series. The narrator discusses both sexual and asexual reproduction and cites examples of each. 
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Sex Cells and Inherited Trauma - De-Natured

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do our experiences in childhood become part of our genetic makeup? The third of a four-part video series focusing on reproduction examines trending research in epigenetics. The narrator explains the experiment, data, and analysis of the...
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Why Do You Love Your Family?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is that warm, fuzzy family feeling a product of evolution? Explore altruism through a video from an engaging science series. The narrator discusses parental instincts, evolutionary fitness, and an organism's drive to ensure it passes its...
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Why Are There as Many Males as Females?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
From anteaters to zebras, why are both sexes equally represented in number? Explore a quirk in evolution with a video from a thought-provoking science playlist. The narrator shows examples of species that might only need a few males,...
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Alleles and Genes

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How do organisms end up with such a wide variety of traits? It's in their genes! Kick off your inherited traits lesson using a brief video that covers alleles and genes. The narrator describes heterozygous and homozygous genotypes, how...
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DNA, Chromosomes, Genes, and Traits: An Intro to Heredity

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Chromosomes, genes, traits ... how are they all related? A short video introduces the many factors involved in heredity. Junior geneticists explore the transfer of chromosomes from parents to offspring, the proteins created by base pair...
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Gel Electrophoresis

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder how scientists determine how animals are related, or who is guilty of a crime? Discover gel electrophoresis in an easy-to-understand video from a fun biology playlist. Topics include how restriction enzymes create segments of...
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Asexual and Sexual Reproduction

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why do some organisms reproduce sexually, others reproduce asexually, and some both? Biology scholars examine the pros and cons of sexual and asexual reproduction through a short, informative video. The resource offers great examples of...
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Meiosis

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why do siblings often look so different from one another? Discover the process of making gametes using a short video from a large biology playlist. The narrator explains each step while animated chromatids play out the scenario that...
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Speciation

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why can't mules have babies? Answer this—and other burning animal kingdom mysteries—with a short, sweet speciation video! Zoology scholars examine the ins and out of evolution, the role geography plays in inheritable traits, and, most of...
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Pedigrees

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Pupils puzzled by pedigree charts? Not anymore! Show them proper pedigree protocol using a short video from an excellent biology playlist. Content includes pedigree symbols and terminology, interpreting pedigrees of various lengths, and...
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You're My 'Karyo'-Type

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
What's your type? Genetically speaking, of course! Immerse your class in the world of karyotypes through an insightful activity from the K20 series. Scholars take on the role of genetic counselor to determine the karyotype of offspring...
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Heredity: Traits, Genes, Alleles

For Students 8th Standards
If you knew people would pay extra for a bald dragon, could you pick which parents you should breed in order to get the highest number? The unit examines heredity and genetics through breeding dragons, mice, dogs, and tries to figure...
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Monster Genetics Lab

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Harness young scientists' knowledge of genetics with an engaging science activity. Students start by flipping a coin to determine the genotypes and phenotypes of two parent monsters, before using Punnett squares to determine the...
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Genetic Probability Candy Lab

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Simplify the teaching of basic genetics with this engaging cross-curricular science experiment. Using different kinds candy to represent the genes for determining eye shape in humans, young geneticists test the accuracy of Punnett...
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DNA, the Awesome Thread of Life

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine how traits are passed to offspring.  In this genetic reproduction lesson students develop a model of dna and learn about its structure, replication and function.
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells....
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within...
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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of...
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Young Ones

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
This is the cutest reference materials activity ever! Researchers complete six sentences on baby animal names, continuing the pattern by writing five more sentences about other animals from their research. They use a thesaurus to look up...
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Animal Adults and Babies

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine how different animals care for their young and how young animals change as they grow. They conduct research on the growth patterns and life cycle of a selected animal, create a realistic baby and adult form of their...
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Baby Animals

For Students 1st - 3rd
Here is a simple word search that has young learners find and circle ten various baby farm animals. They color in a horse underneath the puzzle.