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2015 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Many future doctors earn college science credit by passing the AP biology test while still in high school. Help young scientists prepare for the exam by studying past test questions. Each of the eight questions covers multiple topics...
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Do Plants Think?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Plants react to many different stimuli, but do they think? After many years, scientists now have a definite answer. A video shares the theories and facts as part of a larger biology playlist. From plants listening to music to plants...
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Plant Hormones: Tropisms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do stems grow up and roots grow down? A video from the Fuse School Plants playlist explains the four types of tropisms that control plant growth. Simple graphics demonstrate the importance of each type of tropism for various parts of...
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For Students 9th - 12th
There's archaea in my primordial soup! Viewers watch a video that explains what an archaea is, why it took us so long to find them, how they are different from eucaryota and bacteria, and the interesting discoveries about their...
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A-Mazing Plants

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have your young scientists questioned why plants grow a particular way? Through this learning opportunity, scientists gain firsthand knowledge about how plants develop and various factors that affect rates of growth as they bring plants...
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Potato Obstacle Course

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate phototropism using an obstacle course and a potato.  In this phototropism lesson plan, students use a shoebox to make an obstacle course with a hole at the beginning.  Students place the box in a dark area and...
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Phototropism and Plant Hormones!

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Ever wonder why all the sunflowers in a field face the same direction? Phototropism of course! Scholars get a quick but informative explanation of phototropism and plant hormones in an engaging video presentation. The narrator describes...
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For Students 9th - 12th
Where do we put the organisms that don't fit in the other eukarya groups? We call them protists. A video explains why there is so much variety within the kingdom and the few things they do have in common with each other. 
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Science Activity 1: Light & Sound

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Are you looking for lab sheets to go with your class experiment on plant response to light? You are no longer in the dark! This is a lesson that was written for a unit on light, but could easily be used to demonstrate plant behaviors in...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct various experiments on tropism. In this biology lesson, students explain how gravity affects the growth of plant roots. They identify the different types of tropisms.
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The Importance of Tropisms

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners investigate plant tropisms using the scientific method. In this life science lesson, students learn about tropisms and test the response of corn seedlings to gravity. Response questions, extensions, and an adaptation for older...
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Plant Responses and Adaptations

For Students 6th - 9th
In this plant responses and adaptations worksheet, students match the correct term with the given description. Students complete a chart on plant adaptations. Students use the diagram to answer the given questions.
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Plants In Space

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students grow corn plants in growth pouches as the control group in an experiment on plant growth in microgravity. Then they analyze any differences that occur between Earth-grown and space-grown corn plants.
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STEMbite: How Trees Grow

For Students 5th - 9th
Go to the light! That's what trees do; they grow towards light since they need it to produce energy. This phenomenon is called phototropism. Trees also grow in response to gravity, a phenomenon known as geotropism. In this video, the...
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Plant Responses

For Students 4th - 8th
In this plant response worksheet, students will explore the different responses plants have to different stimuli, including light and gravity. Students will complete 7 multiple choice questions and 3 fill in the blank questions.
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Science: A-maze-ing Plants

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students discover how light helps plants to grow. By placing a plant inside a box cut into a maze, they observe how the plant finds its way through the maze to the light source.