We found 71 resources with the concept parasitism
Frenemies, Bros and Killers: A Lesson in Symbiosis
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Animals and plants develop relationships and rely on each other to survive. Pupils learn more about symbiosis through a video, a hands-on matching activity, and a game. They differentiate and describe each type on a written evaluation.
The Case for Saving Parasites
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One study found there could be as many as 30,000 species of parasitic worms. Very few scientists study parasites, yet the need for a better understanding continues to prove itself. Brain Scoop presents a strong case for studying and...
The Death Of Bees Explained—Parasites, Poison and Humans
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Maybe instead of humans dying off from a war, they will die as a result of a lack of food. The video discusses this possibility and why it is becoming more likely. It explains the importance of bees and the many different ways humans...
What Gall! The Crazy Cribs of Parasitic Wasps
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It turns out some wasps have a lot of gall! An engaging video lesson presents parasitism at its finest. Certain species of wasps trick oak trees into creating and maintaining homes for their larva. These homes have the appropriate name...
Symbiosis: Mutualism, Commensalism, and Parasitism
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Hyenas normally hunt alone, however scientists discovered that in Israel, hyenas hunt with wolf packs. When relationships develop between different species, we call it symbiosis. The videos teach about the three types of symbiosis and an...
Attack of the Zombie Parasites!
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There is a law in Haiti that makes it a crime to turn someone into a zombie. But is such a thing even possible? Scholars see examples of zombie-like organisms found here on Earth with a video that explores numerous examples, from the...
What Happened to the American Chestnut?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
I'm a sap for tree jokes. Scholars begin by gaining understanding that exotic doesn't mean strange but rather non-native in ecology. Then they research the American Chestnut tree and answer questions about the blight from which it has...
How Brain Parasites Change Their Host's Behavior
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Mind control might seem like something out of a science fiction movie, but after watching this short video you and your students will have a new, potentially terrifying understanding of parasites. Follow along as this resource explores...