A Virtual Visit to the Microbial Zoo
High schoolers complete a WebQuest on viruses, bacteria, and protists. They explore various websites, and answer discussion questions.
5 Views 23 Downloads
- Curriculum Sets
- Assessment Sets
- Activities & Projects
- Unit Modules
- Root Folders
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
“I Can’t Live Without You!” A Close-up Examination of Microorganisms Involved in Mutually Beneficial Symbiotic RelationshipsLesson Planet
To gain an understanding of symbiotic relationships that exhibit nature working together, scholars create slides of three different microorganisms working in symbiotic relationships. Through careful observation, they learn why termites,...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Animal Classification Stair ActivityLesson Planet
Learners practice classifying animals in the proper phylum and writing proper scientific names. They create a stair grid to classify each animal they see during a field trip to the Minnesota Zoo. They use this grid to identify the...
5th - 9th Science
Dark EnergyLesson Planet
Dark energy makes up more than 70 percent of the energy in the universe, yet scientists can't really explain it. Video attempts to explain what dark energy is and why we can't answer that question. It offers multiple theories and...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Migration in VR180Lesson Planet
Escape into the world of virtual reality to experience the monarch migration! A video presentation allows pupils to view the migration of the monarchs to Mexico from a 180-degree view. A narrator briefly explains the basics of the...
6 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
These Crazy Cute Baby Turtles Want Their Lake BackLesson Planet
Western pond turtles struggle to survive in areas with high pollution and invasive species. The video highlights how zoos help the turtles. and demonstrates a partnership between zoos and the environment around them.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Dolphins Know the Best Way to Catch FishLesson Planet
Humans often struggle to catch fish, but dolphins have the process down to an art. A video explores the brains of the intelligent porpoises, focusing specifically on their superior methods of catching fish. Two reading comprehension...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Detect a SupernovaLesson Planet
While a star explodes every second or so in the observable universe, we can't observe a supernova in its first moments. Discover the fascinating science behind how astronomers and physicists are attempting to detect supernovas early with...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Winogradsky Columns: Microbial Ecology in the ClassroomLesson Planet
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....
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable