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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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Darwin’s Bees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do you call a bee born in May? A maybe! This first lesson plan in a series of four begins with a starter activity to get scholars thinking about the topic. Then a circus, or circuit of seven activities, show Darwin's research into...
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Study Jams! Arthropods

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
No need to be crabby! Here is a resource that teaches your class about the characteristics of arthropods and provides stunning photos of several of them. In addition to the superb slides and their informative accompanying captions, the...
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Spider Sensations

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Know that feeling when walking into a spider's web? Feel it from the other end! Scholars learn about the body parts of a spider and the specific spiders known as orb-weavers. Groups play a game to figure out how a spider finds its food...
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Marine Arthropod Animation: Body Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lobsters never stop growing and one lived to be almost four feet long. The Shape of Life series focuses on the body plan of lobsters including their growth patterns. It discusses the legs, appendages, and body segments as they appear...
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World of Insects: Characteristics, Orders, and Collecting

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every bug is an insect, but not all insects are bugs. A presentation lists the characteristics of insects, describes their body parts, and explains metamorphosis. It also details every order and includes photographs and multiple facts...
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What Are Invertebrates? - Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Insects, and other invertebrates outnumber vertebrates—segmented-legs down! The first in a five-part series of videos from an Invertebrates series introduces these organisms in all their spineless glory. Each invertebrate phyla takes the...
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Arthropod Animation: Scorpion Book Gills

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gills extract oxygen from water and send it to the blood stream while removing carbon dioxide and sending it back to the water through these feather-like features. View an animation of scorpion gills, called book gills, by first peeling...
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Arthropod Animation: Millipede Breathing Tubes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Millipedes breathe through a series of tubes underneath their bodies. A short animation demonstrates the placement and function of these breathing tubes. Scholars build off this knowledge as they learn more about evolution, adaptation,...
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The Trouble With Trilobites

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Trilobites survived on Earth for longer than mammals have, so what was their secret? From their evolution to diversity, they survived multiple large changes in the environment—and even flourished. Then, in the matter of less than a...
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Millipedes: The First Land Animals

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists need help identifying tens of thousands of species of millipedes. The Brain Scoop video, part of an Insects and Invertebrates playlist, discusses the unique features of millipedes. It explains their importance to the...
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Spiders: The First Web Developers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
"You can always out run a spider." - Petra Sierwald, associate curator of insects at the Field Museum. Scientists identified more than 45,000 species of spiders, and an enchanting video explains how they identify each species as unique....
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Animal Classification

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
So many animals, so many characteristics—how do we classify them all? A short tour of taxonomy awaits within a helpful Fuse School video on Evolution. Science scholars see how scientists sort animals into the main classes and what traits...
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Meet the Dust Mites, Tiny Roommates That Feast on Your Skin

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't bug out, but around 100 different animals live in your home with you! The video details how they arrived, what they want, and why they are thriving. Most are harmless, but some cause illnesses in ways you might not expect.
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You Are An Upside-Down Lobster

For Students 6th - 12th
Lobsters can regrow limbs, a trick humans can't do; however, according to this video, the placement of the spine and organs on the dorsal and ventral sides of a lobster is similar to the human body plan. The video also includes the...
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Complex Animals: Annelids and Arthropods

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to the importance of segmentation in evolutionary history with a video that explain how segmentation permitted the development of complex animals. The narrator analyzes examples of annelids and arthropods in terms of...
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All About Arthropods

For Students 4th - 6th
Use a dichotomous key to classify these squirmy bugs. A paragraph provides fifth graders with some background knowledge on the animal kingdom, and explains how to use a branching key for classification. They then determine which bugs...
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Unidentified (Flying?) Arthropods

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Beginning biologists learn the characteristics of the five classes in the arthropod phylum. A student handout lists characteristics to help them identify five specimens. You will need to collect an example of each: arachnida, crustacea,...
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For Teachers 7th - 10th
A set of note-taking slides introduces your biologists to the characteristics and the four subphyla of arthropods. Nothing flashy is included, but it is a tidy and straightforward presentation that you can use when your class is studying...
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Art: Go Ahead and Bug Me!

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research arthropods, and identify the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates. After comparing and contrasting insects and arachnids, they create drawing of them that are anatomically correct. Students place their...
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How Insects Have Changed

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students work in groups to research the different geologic time periods and present their findings. They perform the insect collecting protocol, identify insects to the order level, and organize types of insects in order of appearance in...
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Under the Spell of Spiders!

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students read about spider body parts, abilities, tendencies, and life cycles. In this Under the Spell of Spiders! lesson, students create mystery creatures that turn out to be spiders. Students catch and observe spiders and insects....
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The External Anatomy of the Crayfish

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate the external anatomy of a crayfish. In this arthropod lesson plan, students study the structures of the head, the body and the appendages of a crayfish. They locate specific structures present in arthropods and...