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270 resources with the keyterm bacteria

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Decomposers Get Energy From Dead Things

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When life gives you mold, make penicillin. Scholars design an inquiry experiment to determine what causes rotting and mold growth. It also covers decomposers and the important role they play for other living things. 
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You and Your Microbes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Humans are like planets, hosting a plethora of microbial communities. This concept is explored with vivid narration and animation, bringing to light the benefits of the huge variety of microbes that live in and on our bodies. What a fun...
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Infectious Disease Case Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Small groups of life science learners look at Allison's symptoms and discuss a diagnosis. They use a chart of illnesses and draw symptom clues from an envelope to determine what illness she has. A lesson like this gives children an...
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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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The Physics of Human Sperm vs. the Physics of the Sperm Whale

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is an unusual comparison: the swimming conditions of a sperm cell and a sperm whale. Introduce your physics class to the Reynolds number by sharing this video comparison during your fluid mechanics unit. Afterward, teach them to...
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A Tour of the Cell

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells are explained and the parts of each are highlighted. Discover the major organelles found in an animal cell and each of their functions. Paul Andersen does an excellent job once...
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How Does Your Body Digest Food?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Marshall Brain uses a sponge, rope, and other common household items to display the workings of the digestive system. This resource would definitely hold the attention of a squirrely junior high class!
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What's Cooking? Bacteria

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
There's no need for bacteria hysteria! With this flashy, gourmet-cooking-show-style video, young bacteriologists find that there are tremendous amounts of microbes in different foods that we eat and inside our bodies. Kitchen instruction...
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Bacteria

For Students 9th - 12th
There is an important distinction between the bacteria that most students recognize as having a negative impact, and those that live in a symbiotic relationship with us. Sal looks at the mechanisms by which bacteria accumulate variation...
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AP: Chapter 18: Microbial Models

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
AP biology and college microbiology classes benefit by completing this seven-page worksheet on microbes. An exhaustive set of questions addresses the characteristics and reproduction of viruses, classification and uses of bacteria, and...
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Bacteria

For Students 3rd - 5th
Young biologists discover there are three main types of bacteria: rod-shaped, round, and spiral. This worksheet has them find a picture of each kind, then draw their own version. They must also label the basic structure of bacteria by...
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AP: Chapter 9: Respiration - Extra Credit 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Don't just use this as an extra credit assignment! The two scenarios on this handout give microbiology hopefuls an opportunity to practice critical-thinking skills. They apply their knowledge of cellular respiration and the products of...
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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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Evolution and the Fossil Record

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Engage young biologists with four laboratory activities that explore the fossil record. Learners examine fossil images, a fossil kit, the rock record, and geologic time scale. They even experiment with the oxygen production of an Elodea...
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Microbiology in a Nutshell

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
With flu a topic on everyone's minds, this PowerPoint on viruses and bacteria is sure to pique students' interest. This presentation provides a comprehensive overview of viruses, bacteria and vaccines in an easy to understand format. It...
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Clean it Up!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Harness the power of bacteria. Scholars see how using organisms that exist in nature can help solve human problems in the process known as bioremediation. They research and discuss several successful examples, such as using oil-eating...
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Communicable Diseases

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Pathogens, what they are, how they spread, and how to prevent them from spreading are the focus of this resource that can be used to prepare learners for a performance task assessment or to begin the study of communicable diseases.
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Thinking with your Gut

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Risk-taking behavior and other decision-making factors may be influenced by more than just our brains; current research shows that the more bacteria that exists in one's digestive tract, the less inclined one might be to engage in risky...
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Winogradsky Columns: Microbial Ecology in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Winogradsky columns are ideal for observing the role of bacteria and other microorganisms in an ecosystem. This student activity guide is complete with data tables for observations and analysis questions for processing what was observed....
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The Variety and Roles of Microbes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Mini microbiologists play a card game in which they group microorganisms by groups: virus, fungus, protist, or bacteria. Then they identify the roles different microbes play in the natural world and explore how humans effectively use...
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They're Everywhere: Bacteria

For Teachers K - 5th
Totally gross out your class with the eighth lesson in this series on food science. Explore the microscopic world of bacteria by taking swabs of different classroom objects and growing colonies in petri dishes. An engaging activity that...
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Double Dip Chip

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Mr. Spangler's sons set out to prove that double-dipping (putting a potato chip back into a dip for a second blob on the chip), does indeed rapidly spread germs throughout the entire dip. After viewing this presentation, the next time...
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Cell Biology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Look here for a narrative approach to cells origins and discovery by microscopes. Though it is a slightly older clip, it contains some lovely footage of cells up close. Begin with prokaryotes and move onto eukaryotes and the differences...
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Double Dip Chip Science Fair Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Mr. Spangler's sons set out to prove that double-dipping (putting a potato chip back into a dip for a second blob on the chip), does indeed rapidly spread germs throughout the entire dip. After viewing this presentation, the next time...