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What is a Fungus?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
After watching a short film about the anatomy and physiology of fungi, discuss with your class the seven provided Think questions, or make up your own. The animation is in the style of colorful artistic drawings and text that appears in...
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Plant and Animal Classification

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine a painting by Frans Snyders and use Internet research to classify the animals portrayed in the painting according to genus and species.
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2008 Master Gardener Training: Basic Entomology

For Teachers Higher Ed
The author of this presentation elaborates on the details of insect classification, information apparently required to become a master gardener in the horticulture program at Oregon State University. Though lengthy (110 slides), it is an...
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Protists - The Protozoans

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Five pages provide thorough coverage of three protozoans: euglena, amoebae, and paramecia. For each, junior biologists read factual text, label the organism, and write answers to several questions. This neatly organized assignment is...
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Who's Got Game? The Lion or the Mouse?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Discuss bullying, folk tales, and more using this resource. Learners read the story The Lion and the Mouse by Toni and Slade Morrison, engage in cause and effect activities, make predictions, and discuss bullying. This is a motivating...
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Mike Rowe's Dirtiest Jobs

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Mike Rowe does a dirty job with Oscar the Grouch in this video. Rowe has to find the stinky cheese in Oscar's garbage can and count it. He then has to pile up trash and sort it.
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Clutter Cutter

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Challenge young learners to cut the clutter with this fun engineering project. As employees of a home and office supply company, young engineers are asked to develop devices that organize everyday items. After participating in a...
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Species

For Students 6th - 12th
How are living organisms grouped? In this eight-minute video clip, the system of grouping them according to similarities and relationships is broken down in a simple and straightforward manner. Sal explains the definition of species and...
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Classifying Deep-sea Organisms

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Give each group a set of the included deep-sea organism cards and have them sort the cards based on different characteristics. The link for the cards takes you to the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute website where you will find...
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Introductory Bacteria and Virus Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Compare and contrast eukaryotes, prokaryotes, and viruses with a chart and a Venn diagram. Beginning microbiologists consider motility, reproductive ability, DNA content, and the presence of organelles. They write short answers to...
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Classification Schemes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior biologists journey through the hiearchy of living things with these activites. Using a dichotomous key, they identify common algae, plants, and fish. They design their own key for a mixture of seeds and a collection of...
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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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Systematics and the Phylogenetic Revolution

For Students 9th - 12th
This assignment conducts a thorough exploration of systematics. Clearly designed for an AP biology course, questions pertain to taxonomic categories, phylogeny, and construction of cladograms. 
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Campbell's Biology

For Students 9th - 12th
Six chapters of a biology characteteristics of different domains xt are covered in this twenty-page assignment. Biology buffs chart the characteristics of different groups of organisms and address many critical-thinking questions about...
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Kingdom Animalia: Sponges, Cnidarians, Flatworms, and Roundworms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As you work through the biological hierarchy, visit several phyla within the animal kingdom. This PowerPoint introduces viewers to characteristics and reproduction in sponges, cnidarian, flatworms, and roundworms. Make sure to add the...
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Bacteria

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The first slide lists the six kingdoms in the biological hierarchy, but the remaining 10 slides cover characteristics of archaebacteria and eubacteria. Topics include how energy is obtained, arrangement, and shape. This brief, but...
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Taxonomy - The Science of Naming Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Carolus Linnaeus designed the binomial nomenclature system of naming organisms that is still in use more than 200 years later. By viewing this PowerPoint, upcoming biologists learn how to use it. They are also introduced to the hierarchy...
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Vertebrates: Part II, Reptiles & Birds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Zoologists tour of the worlds of reptiles and birds when viewing this presentation. The physical characteristics, methods of reproduction, homeostasis, and special senses of each are detailed. Diagrams include the reptile egg, bird...
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Taxonomy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Biology novices name the seven levels of classification and use binomial nomenclature for naming living organisms. The first half of this presentation bestows a brief history of taxonomy, while the second half instructs on how to use our...
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Third Quarter Review - Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To review for an exam on classification and evolutionary concepts, junior biologists can play Biology Jeopardy! Multiple-choice questions are presented in game-show style with large colorful photos and graphics. Since each individual...
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Diversity of Modern Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Convey classification to your amateur biologists with this bright and bold presentation. After you introduce each kingdom, query your viewers with the included reinforcement questions. Since there are no photos of the different...
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From Curiosity Cabinet to Museum Collection

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study binomial nomenclature and museum-based research. They create a curiosity box, label the objects in their curiosity box , develop a classification scheme for the objects, and create a database of all objects collected by...
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Arthropods

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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Freshwater Fish Anatomy & Taxonomy

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders use a classification key to identify organisms.  In this classification lesson students identify freshwater species of fish and document their observations.