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Build it Better

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If you think you can do better, feel free to give it a try. Pupils learn about the work on Temple Grandin and consider ways to improve animal handling facilities. They work in groups to build models to showcase their ideas.
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Cells Are Building Blocks

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Investigate the parts and functions of animal and plant cells. Observe slides on which different types of cells are displayed and answer questions on a related worksheet. Construct a cell model using household items such as pasta and...
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Building Ecological Pyramids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a fresh take on traditional food/energy pyramids? Conduct an innovative activity where pupils build their own! The lesson uses research data from Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique for a real-life safari touch. Scholars...
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Building a Garden Fence

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Learners explore the problem of maximizing area. For this lesson,They investigate a classic problem situation requiring maximization of area. Numbers are input into a table, a scatterplot is generated, and conclusions are drawn. This...
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The Water Cycle--Model Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars build a model to simulate parts of the water cycle. They recognize and explain the essential elements of the water cycle.
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Live Like an Animal

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When your parents say that your room's a pig sty, tell them about biomimicry. The sixth installment of a nine-part Life Science unit has scholars research the shelters used by animals in the natural world, like turtle shells. Using the...
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Building Your Own Biosphere

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
On September 26, 1991, four women and four men entered the scientific experiment, Biosphere 2; the doors were sealed for two years in order to study the interactions of a biosphere. In the activity, scholars explore biospheres by...
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For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
"Old MacDonald had a farm E-I-E-I-O," and on that farm animals made noises! After reading a story and discussing its vocabulary, scholars identify one animal and the sound it makes through picture and writing. 
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Hands On Biome-Building

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students create a model biome to understand the abiotic and biotic factors that go into creating a biome. In this biomes lesson plan, students should display plants, animals, temperature, precipitation, and more.
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Am I Taller than an Antelope

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate biology by examining body sizes of different animals. In this antelope measurement lesson, students research the physicality of Antelopes and other large animals that inhabit Earth. Students create a model Antelope...
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Build A Flower

For Teachers 1st Standards
Plants have specific needs for survival just like animals do. Examine the four basic things plants need to survive; air, water, nutrients, and light. First, the class reads a book and views a presentation to learn about plant needs....
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Bead Neuron

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
What do you call a skull without neurons? A no-brainer! A hands-on activity asks scholars to build a model of a neuron using beads. They use their models to study the parts of the neuron and their functions.
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Zoo Animal Cages

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Build character and satisfy a sweet tooth with an activity that brings scholars together to build a cage for zoo animals using graham crackers, animals crackers, frosting, and licorice. 
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Modeling Trophic Cascades

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In the ecological game of who eats who, one small change can have a big impact! Individuals create food chains in an array of ecosystems, then determine what happens to organisms in the chain when one organism changes its feeding...
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Animals not to (Verb) with...

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students create four line poems about animals after listening to Don't Take your Snake for a Stroll by Karin Ireland. In this poetry instructional activity, students follow an a-b-c-b rhyming pattern. Students read and listen to...
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Special Ed Lesson: Rain Cloud Activity

For Teachers 1st - 5th
What is rain and where does it come from? Help your special-needs class understand the weather concepts of rain, clouds, and the water cycle with this introductory activity. They view a PowerPoint video (not included), answer questions...
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Wonderfully Weird Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book Wonderfully Weird Animals. In this reading lesson plan, students complete journal entries, go over vocabulary, answer short answer...
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Tagging a Microbe

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Tagging animals, such as elk, is useful for studying their behavior and movements. But, how do you tag bacteria? Biology scholars discover the tiny tags used to collect information about seafloor microbes in a hands-on lab. Groups create...
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Should Our Use of Paper or Plastic Bags be an Individual Choice or be Regulated by the Government?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Paper or plastic? Individual choice or government regulation? In this, the second of 24 resources devoted to building discussion skills, class members explore the question of whether the use of plastic bags should be individual choice or...
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DNA, Hot Pockets, and the Longest Word Ever

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show learners how DNA transcription works with a video that details the step-by-step instructions required to copy genes, and how cells follow those instructions, via translation, to produce proteins and enzymes that help build further...
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Savanna Hands-On Biome Building

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders participate in an interdisciplinary project related to the Savanna biome.  In this biome building lesson, 5th graders display the elements of the Savanna biome such as the geography, animals and plants, and precipitation...
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Models as Tools for Ecosystem Management

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the concept of environmental management.  In this ecosystem lesson, 5th graders discover how models help scientists learn more about managing ecosystems. Students create their own model, make observations and...
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African Animals in Habitats

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study the characteristics of animals in African habitats. In this African animals instructional activity, students discuss the questions from the given link and create a KWLH chart about zoos with four columns to record...
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Build A Model of the Water Cycle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify and describe the steps in the water cycle. They discover the sun as the source of the cycle. They work together to create their own water cycle model.