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Guided Reading: Primates

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Go bananas! Read the nonfiction book Primates, exploring text features as you go. Have the class record main ideas and supporting details while reading. Afterward, classmates can retell what they have written, which provides an excellent...
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Protect the Primates

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make posters about saving the primates. In this primates lesson plan, students discuss primates and environmental changes and make posters with pictures about saving primates.
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Primate Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A short slide show lists the unique adaptations of primates, introduces early primates, and examines hominid evolution. Consider adding some drawings or graphics to enliven the presentation.
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Molecular Sequences & Primate Evolution: Amino Acids, Hemoglobins in Evolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students compare differences in amino acids in the beta hemoglobin from representative primates, complete a matrix of those differences, and from these data, construct and interpret cladograms as they reflect relationships and timing of...
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Primates of Indonesia

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Monkeys, apes, and gibbons--oh my! The primates of Indonesia are both diverse and plentiful. Your class will enjoy watching this video about the various species of primates.
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Your Place in the Primate Family Tree

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Your family get-togethers are about to become more interesting! A video lesson in the PBS Eons series describes the primate family tree that leads to the one and only—homo sapiens. Discover the fossil evidence that leads scientists to...
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PRIMATE CLASSIFICATION: Evolution, Cladograms,

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars transfer examples (names) of primates from their location in an outline hierarchy of primate groups into a set of nested boxes reflecting that same hierarchy. A cladogram can then be drawn illustrating how these groups are...
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Where Do We Come From? An Introduction to Primate Biology

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore skeletal biology. Through a discussion and video observation, 7th graders investigate how the anatomy is adapted to the environment. Students study primates and explore their characteristics and behaviors.
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From Restriction Maps to Cladograms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biology aces analyze restriction maps to determine the relationships among different primate species and then complete a cladogram. Preface this lesson with an explanation of how restriction enzymes are used to create the DNA maps....
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An Introduction to Primate Biology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine why humans are classified as primates and what features they share with other members of the order.  In this investigative lesson students divide into groups and complete their lab station. 
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Molecular Biology and Primate Phylogenics

For Teachers 10th - 12th
By counting differences in amino acids, biology stars examine the relationships between different primates. With information gleaned, they map out a phylogenic tree and discover common ancestry. You will need to create printable versions...
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What Happened to the World's Greatest Ape?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gigantopithecus was the greatest of the great apes! Whatever became of them? Take a journey to Asia and explore the forests and grasslands that were once home to the large primate using a video from an extentsive biology playlist....
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Molecular Biology and Primate Phylogenetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pairs of high school biologists compare amino acid differences in the beta hemoglobin of different primates. They use the information collected to construct a phylogenic tree. Follow-up discussion questions are provided. This is a...
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Primates

For Teachers K - 6th
Young scholars explore different primates. In this primate lesson, students examine the various primates by engaging in crafts, dramatic play, singing songs, and games. 
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Primate Evolution

For Students 9th - 12th
In this primate evolution worksheet, students will review the structures and functions that are characteristic of primates. Students will identify the differences between Old World monkeys, New World monkeys, and prosimians. This...
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Primate Evolution

For Students 7th - 12th
In this primate evolution worksheet, learners will compare 3 characteristics that all primates share. Then students will compare the traits of current primates to early man by completing 5 short answer questions.
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Cladograms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No, a cladogram is not a new mass measurement beyond kilo. In the video, scholars watch as a simple cladogram is constructed consisting of seven organisms with shared characteristics. From this, the instructor asks where a new organism...
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The Earliest Primates

For Students 7th - 12th
In this early primate worksheet, students will read information about the fossil evidence of the earliest primates. Students will complete 3 short answer questions based on their reading.
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Which Mammal Group?

For Students 5th - 8th
In this mammals worksheet, students match 6 animal pictures to one of the six common mammal groups such as marsupials, rodents, and primates.
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Primate Primer

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the different branches of the primate family tree. They create fact cards about various species of non-human primates and then write fictional skits about interactions among the different primates.
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Primate Evolution- Family Ties

For Teachers 7th - 12th
If humans evolved from apes, why are there still apes? Using captivating pictures and videos of our primate cousins, young biologists examine evidence to dispel one of the most common misconceptions about human evolution. Depending on...
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The Opposable Thumb

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore the physical importance of the opposable thumb among primates. They discover which of their simplest daily activities are possible only because of their opposable thumbs.
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Evolution!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Almost 100 slides explore the history of life and how it has changed over time. Full of photos and graphics, the colorful text is highly informative. You could go through these slides, pick and choose which you might want to highlight,...
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Primate Evolution

For Students 9th - 12th
In this evolution worksheet, high schoolers review 9 terms associated with the evolution of primates. Students place 6 terms into a crossword puzzle and 3 terms into fill in the blank statements.

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