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67 resources with the keyterm microorganisms

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Observing Different Microbes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Following directions from a colorful slide preparation card, beginning biologists examine three different live microorganisms: bacteria, yeast, and paramecia. This is not an unusual activity to do with your class, but if you are doing it...
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Geometric Sequences - Bacterial Growth

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Bring algebra to life with scientific applications. Math minded individuals calculate and graph the time it takes a bacterium to double. They discuss geometric sequences and use a chart to graph their findings. There are 38 questions all...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Miracle Planet - Snow Ball Earth 3/5

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Thermophiles and other microbes give hints as to how life can continue in extreme temperatures. Fossils in the Namibian Desert are relatively undisturbed and offer other keys to life. Your biology and earth science classes will want to...
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AGRICULTURE SCIENCE PROJECTS

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Scholars dicover the fact that they do not have to live on a farm or own a garden to do an agricultural science project. They research agriculture by using their reading skills and creative thinking. Next, they identify and analyze how...
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Chapter 16, Food Biotechnology

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Although the points given on these slides are valid, the visual accessibility is poor. Consequently, many viewers would be distracted or entirely unable to view the presentation.  The content is a review of microorganisms and their...
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Tools of Magnification

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Life science learners need to be able to use a microscope. With this comprehensive resource, they first experience how lenses and magnification work, and then get familiar with using a compound microscope. Tremendous background...
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It's Alive! Using Microorganisms in Cooking

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students create a KWL chart about food. In this chemistry lesson, students differentiate physical and chemical changes. They explain how microorganisms are used in food preparation.
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Microbial Influence on Earth's Systems

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the different biogeochemical cycles on Earth. In this biology lesson, students observe microbes under a microscope. They compare and contrast respiration and photosynthesis.
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Soil Treasure Hunt

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the concept of soil and decomposition. In this soil and decomposition lesson, students investigate bags of soil. Students then learn how  animals and other organisms help in the decomposition process. 
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Bacteria's Role in Food

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students grow bacteria cultures on agar in petri dishes and do a plate count. They participate in a yogurt making lab to see how bacteria produce lactic acid. They prepare a recipe and identify fungi, fermentation and the role of...
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Yeasts and Molds

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate the characteristics and nature of yeast and molds help to explain how these microorganisms affect food production. They experiment with yeast in sourdough in preparing sourdough pancakes.
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Big Things in Small Packages

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars view and manipulate microorganisms in sea water. In this marine science lesson plan, students investigate the response of bacteria to changes in pH, temperature, and contamination.  Young scholars share their results with...
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Bacteria Pool Party

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students investigate the organisms of bacteria. They are given a culture of bacteria that can be observed under a microscope. The students make observations that are recorded. The lesson includes the mention of specific safety...
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Are you going to eat that?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify and define composting. STudents compare and contrast aerobic and anaerobic composting. Students illustrate the benefits of composting and other methods to reuse, recycle, reduce, and respond. Middle schoolers...
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New Uses for Microorganisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Microorganisms just might provide answers to some of the threats we see to the world's environment. Professor Derek Lovley shares with us his research and findings. Hear how bioremediation can solve problems we face.
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Microbe Experimentation

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders formulate a question about microorganisms that can be answered with an experiment. They develop a hypothesis for a questin about microorganisms based on observations and prior knowledge. Pupils carry out an investigation on...
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Charting Mold Growth

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students experiment with mold. In this mold experiment lesson plan, students design an experiment to explore the growth of mold. Students study variables that inhibit mold growth.
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Going Places

For Students 6th - 8th
In this going places worksheet, students read the passages provided and answer the given questions. Students answer questions as it relates to the skeletal system, puberty, and microorganisms.
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Creatures in Torch Lake

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate pond ecology. They gather water samples from various sources, add grass, and let it sit for a week. Afterward, using microscopes, they identify the microorganisms present in the sample.
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How Clean Is It?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students discover that bacteria and microorganisms are everywhere by conducting an experiment using blood agar dishes, hand lenses, and microscopes (technology).
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Microbial Universe - Part 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Part two begins right where part one left off: discussing the potential for infections from microbes. Treatment of diseases is covered as well as the steps taken to prevent infection. New bacteria and viruses continue to develop, but not...
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Environmental Biology - Soil Resources

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Begin with the third slide to help earth science learners investigate one of our most valuable natural resources: soil. Straightforward and fact-filled slides define soil, describe its formation and composition, and explore reclamation...
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Microscopy

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
In this microscope worksheet, students complete 15 review questions of labeling, defining and short answer after finishing a compound microscope lab. Lab included.