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Crash Course: Ecology

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Ecology with a 12-video collection that takes a look at where organisms come from, how they interact, and how they influence their environments. The videos, appropriate for in class or remote learning, use...
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Frenemies, Bros and Killers: A Lesson in Symbiosis

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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.
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Populations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The largest concentration of free-roaming wildlife in the continental United States is found in Yellowstone National Park. A video describes the three main types of population interactions: mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism. It...
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Viruses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Germs, parasites, and viruses, oh my! Facilitate a lesson on viruses as individuals explore functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. They learn how viruses compare with other organisms in nature and how they contribute to health...
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Study Jams: Symbiosis

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Three types of symbiosis are explained: parasitism, commensalism, and mutualism. This is done with colorful animation and lively dialogue in a straightforward and easy-to-follow manner. Have your ecology class watch this at home and then...
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Understanding Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do populations interact with one another? Identify the different types of interactions and how population sizes fluctuate and affect one another using an interesting PowerPoint presentation. Learners explore real-world examples of...
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Ecology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists study human relationships while ecologist study relationships between organisms in the environment. An introduction to ecology and the related vocabulary benefits scholars as they progress through the presentation and...
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Ecological Relationships

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What are ecological relationships? Well, it can be complicated! Paint a clear picture for pupils with a fun and informative video. It explains and illustrates each relationship thoroughly, from pesky parasites to snuggly symbiotes.
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The Case for Saving Parasites

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Death Of Bees Explained—Parasites, Poison and Humans

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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Species Interactions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every species competes for food. The video explains interspecific competition, intraspecific competition, and the competitive exclusion principle as a part of predator-prey relationships. It also covers resource partitioning and the...
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What Gall! The Crazy Cribs of Parasitic Wasps

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Secret Social Life of Plants

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Who knew plants can communicate? An interesting video shows how plants communicate with insects and other plants. The instructor gives many examples including mimicry, parasitism, and self-defense.
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Bedbugs. Seriously!?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Want to drastically reduce the number of naps attempted in class? Show a video about bedbugs! Learners discover a pest so persistent that entomologists are confounded by their resilience and adaptability. The narrator discusses our...
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Symbiosis: Mutualism, Commensalism, and Parasitism

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Organism Interaction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can a plover bird sit inside a crocodile's mouth and clean its teeth without being eaten? Learners explore food webs which introduce symbiotic relationships such as that between plovers and crocodiles. Pupils complete a review of...
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Attack of the Zombie Parasites!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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What Happened to the American Chestnut?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Learning about Giardia and Giardiasis - Research and Role Play

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young biologists begin researching giardia and completing an epidemiologic triangle. They then portray either a parent of a sick child or a physician in a fun role play activity. 
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Is There a Disease That Makes Us Love Cats?

For Students 7th - 12th
Toxoplasmosis, one of the world's most prolific parasitic infections, is the focus of a short video that details how the parasite uses the intestines of cats to reproduce.
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Ecosystems

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Explore the Earth's different ecosystems through four lessons, an assessment, and extension activities. Lessons include informative text and step-by-step instructions to apply knowledge in interactive, and thought provoking ways; such as...
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How Brain Parasites Change Their Host's Behavior

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Create an Invertebrate

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What better way for young biologists to learn about invertebrates than by creating their very own? Here, students are assigned a set of invertebrate characteristics and are asked to invent an imaginary ocean animal and a separate...
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Communicable Diseases

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Pathogens, what they are, how they spread, and how to prevent them from spreading are the focus of this resource that can be used to prepare learners for a performance task assessment or to begin the study of communicable diseases.