Are You Susceptible?
Students play a game to explore the relationship between genetic variation and environmental factors in the onset of heart disease. They consider the implications for disease prevention of increased knowledge about genetic variation.
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Sticky Adaptations A Lesson on Natural Selection
Now you see it, now you don't! The stick bug exhibits the ability to disappear into a wooded environment. Why does this adaptation manifest in some species, but not in others? Life science students explore animal adaptations in nature...
9th - 12th Science
What Did Dogs Teach Humans About Diabetes? diseases
For thousands of years people recognized the symptoms of diabetes, but it wasn't until the early twentieth century that a treatment was finally discovered. This video explores the Nobel Prize winning scientists' whose work with canines...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Motion of the Ocean
What drives the ocean's motion? Get your class moving toward understanding by using this video. Viewers find that thermohaline circulation is caused by the concentration gradients of temperature and salinity. Using adorable animation in...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: Confronting Climate Change: Acting
In the third and final activity in the series on the impacts of climate change, learners synthesize the knowledge they have accumulated by identifying potential areas of concern for their school due to effects of drought and/or flooding,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable