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Games on Echolocation

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Get a little batty with life science! This fun simulation game replicates how bats use echolocation to hunt moths in their native Hawaiian habitat. After creating blind folds and discussing some basic principles of echolocation, students...
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Mineral Cycling Through the Ecosystem

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain the role of different organisms in the food web. In this ecology instructional activity, students participate in a game to simulate mineral cycling through the web. They discuss the importance of recycling minerals and...
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Natural Selection Made Easy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Clear up any confusion related to natural selection and evolution. This straight forward clip explains the differences between natural selection and evolution and sheds light on misconceptions Charles Darwin had about the process of...
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Human Ancestry Made Easy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the Out of Africa Theory, genetics, and human ancestry with this clear and interesting video clip. Older scientists will gain a basic understanding of how genetic markers have helped anthropologists determine the origin and...
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Poetry Through Digital Storytelling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bring digital storytelling to your language arts class! To begin, learners select their own topic, such as a poem that reflects a life experience they had or a historical figure who interests them. Then they work to create a storyboard...
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Frog Life Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Take a look at these amazing photographs and start a class discussion of the life cycle of a frog. Mrs. Frog introduces her babies and asks learners what they are called. They will view the process by which her babies change into...
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Dichotomous Keys

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create their own dichotomous key. In this life science lesson, students classify organisms according to their characteristics. They explain how this method is useful to biologists.
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Collecting Compost

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners identify the three stages of soil decomposition. In this life science lesson, students make their own compost pile and observe its dynamics from week to week. They collect temperature data and observations.
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Polar Bears in Peril - Climate Change Culprit?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the changes in sea ice over several years. In this life science lesson, students review and examine 20 years of data. They use Excel to graph data and analyze trends.
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Discovery Streaming Video: “Life Science: Bacteria”

For Students 7th - 12th
If your class is watching the Discovery streaming video Life Science:Bacteria, Understanding: Bacteria, or just studying bacteria, this might be a useful resource for helping students to discover the deeper impact of bacteria on their...
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Introduction to Watsonville Wetlands

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Identify the different plants and animals found in wetlands, your class will explain the importance of wetland ecosystem and locate the different wetlands in their area.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the different types of symbiotic relationships that exist between species. Your class will investigate how humans influence the evolution of bacteria through the development of antibiotics.
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Cell Biology

For Teachers 7th
Identify the different cell organelles in prokaryotes. Modelling the cells using Jell-o and candies will be a fun way to experience the cell in a hands-on way (different to using play-doh!). They observe cells under a microscope and draw...
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Levers and Wedges in the Human Body

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students identify the various parts of the body that serve as wedges and levers, identifying the fulcrum for each body lever. They bite into carrots and apples to analyze how their jaws and teeth work, then complete three worksheets that...
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For Teachers 4th - 12th
Trees are one of the most amazing life forms on the planet. Learn about the wonders, life cycles, and parts of trees. This is a beautiful and informative clip that will provide learners with a respect and understanding of why trees are...
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Home: Where the Heart Is

For Teachers 5th - 12th
If you're looking for copious background information to support study of the human heart, here it is! You can find photos of hearts, and text about the development, structure, systems, and monitoring that support heart function. Also...
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Seed Dispersal Quiz

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Quiz your kids on how various plants get their seeds dispersed and ready to bloom. They will answer either wind, animal, water, or explosion as a mode of dispersal for the seeds of eight different plants. Tip: Customize this presentation...
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Penguins All Around

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What youngster doesn't love penguins? Use the ImageBlender on this website,, to create a slide show of Chinstrap, Adelie, Gentoo, and Rockhopper penguin images. Then learners can pick an image from the collage to...
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Feyettewood Squares: A Game of x's and o's

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Play a game to review basic concepts related to Earth and Physical Science. Young scientists will love being the contestant with the winning answer when they tackle topics like, stars, photosynthesis, herbivores, simple machines, and...
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Life Cycle of a Frog

For Teachers K - 2nd
Are you teaching a unit on the life cycle? You can use this informative PowerPoint to explain the life cycle of a frog. The ten slides walk students through each step of a frog's life cycle, starting with the adult frog laying eggs. This...
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Animal Life Stages

For Students 9th - 12th
Guide your young scientists in reviewing basic animal processes including digestion and reproduction. High schoolers review the stages of metamorphosis and the different types of body symmetry. This worksheet has 8 matching, 6 true or...
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Is it alive?

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Kids in grades K-2 increase their logical reasoning and visual discrimination skills by determining which things shown are alive. They use the criteria that all living things move on their own to mark each image as alive or not. 
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A Zoo Book for All

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A visit to the local zoo launches an integrated life science/ language arts research project into the habitat, feeding habits, offspring, lifespan, and other interesting facts about animals. Each group selects two animals to photograph...
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The Cell Cycle

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students label 9 diagrams with the correct names. They also write short answers to 6 questions that follow.