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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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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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One of These Things: Shoes

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Four red shoes are featured in this video, which has viewers identify which item doesn't belong. This is a great film to show before a lesson on classification.
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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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One Of These Things

For Teachers Pre-K - K
After looking at a group with three pairs of sunglasses and a hat, viewers have to identify which item doesn’t belong. As a critical thinking and classification activity, this video could be linked to a lesson on grouping objects.
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One Of These Things: Hat

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Viewers can identify which of the four hats, three red fire fighter hats, or a silver, sparkly New Year's hat, does not belong with the group. This film could be a good way to introduce the idea of classification and sorting in the...
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Sarah Jessica Parker: Pair

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Sarah Jessica Parker helps Elmo understand the concept of a pair. She uses shoes, mittens, and ice skates to define a pair. This video could be used before a math lesson to define this concept.
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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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How Scientists Work

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The arsenal of tools a scientist uses to observe the world are varied. This great presentation gives young scholars a look at some of the strategies they should use when looking at the world around them. The information can be used as a...
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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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Insects?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Can you tell the difference between a bug and an insect? Aren't they the exact same thing? Let your learners explore, identify, classify, and document the differences they see in bugs and insects. The activity sheet suggests several...
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Study Jams! The Kingdoms of Life

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Life science learners discuss the characteristics of five kingdoms of life: animals, plants, fungi, protists, and bacteria in this video. Viewers find out from the dialogue that scientists group organisms according to similarities. This...
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Collecting Like Terms

For Teachers K - 2nd
Focus on classification using this resource. A young girl demonstrates how to sort and classify objects by cleaning her room. It is a great way to link classroom learning to real life tasks.
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Fly Detective

For Students 3rd - 4th
Learners use classification skills and clues to determine which flying insect is the one they need to circle. They read four clues and examine each of the five insects depicted. They then deduce which one is the mystery insect. Answers...
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Distinguishing Between Flowers

For Students 4th - 6th
A branching key is a great way to classify different types of animals and plants! Fifth graders answer several yes/no answers about three different plants. They then create their own key to differentiate between an iris, a rose, and a...
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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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It Counts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students classify and compare plants using specific information, observations, and numbers. For this mathematical inquiry lesson, students use plant characteristics to describe, compare, and classify them. They attempt to develop a...
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Classify Animals

For Teachers K - 2nd
Give your class an idea of how animals are classified by scientists with this interactive PowerPoint activity. They are presented with six different animals, they answer yes or no questions until only one animal remains alongside...
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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...