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All About FoodLesson Planet
K - 5th
Check out this 11-part collection for elementary learners! Each lesson is full of hands-on activities, handouts, and in-depth studies of the science of food. Your class will study balanced meals, how food grows, plant parts, the interdependence of living things, and much more. Everything you need is right here!
What Makes TB the World's Most Infectious Killer?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
New ReviewTuberculosis is one of the most pervasive—and one of the oldest—diseases in the world. Why is it so hard to control the spread of this sickness? Watch an informative video about the white plague, also known as consumption, that discusses...
Your Body vs. ImplantsLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Are there cyborgs amongst us? Once only found in science fiction, the proliferation of implants has surrounded us with people augmented with insulin pumps, artificial joints, and prosthetic limbs. There is a catch, however. An engaging...
How to Biohack Your Cells to Fight CancerLesson Planet
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is it possible to use biotechnology to trick your body into fixing cancer-causing mutations? A video presentation discusses both traditional and new technologies that fight cancer. The amazing technologies are sure to intrigue viewers as...
Pedigrees and the Inheritance of Lactose IntoleranceLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What, exactly, causes lactose intolerance? Scholars view a video describing a Finnish study that determined why some people are tolerant while others are intolerant. They then use the data from the study to reenact the experiment and...
The Mysterious Science of PainLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
The amount of pain one experiences is not directly connected to the amount of tissue damage. In fact, it is possible for pain to occur without any tissue damage at all! A video lesson digs into the science behind the phenomenon and asks...
How This Disease Changes the Shape of Your CellsLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Just what exactly is sickle cell disease? A short, animated video explains how the cell adaption works, how inheriting the sickle cell trait can be an advantage in malaria-prone areas, and how sickle cell disease can be deadly.
Why Does Your Voice Change as You Get Older?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th
Most listeners can correctly identify the relative age and gender of speakers without being able to see them. How is it that the human voice is capable of producing such a range of sounds? Find out with a short video that examines the...