Blood Film Examination
Students identify the different white blood cells in the exercise. They calculate the percentage of each type of cell and determine which cell type(s) fall into the abnormal range. They access websites imbedded in this plan as an assessment.
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Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest...
8th - 12th Science
Community Ecology and Sampling
Seamounts in the Coral and Tasman Seas are home to more than 850 different species. Groups explore hydrothermal vents, researching the organisms found there and their energy source. They also learn about seamounts, exploring their unique...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Let’s Get Theoretical About Cells
Get up close and personal with cells in a hands-on journey to discover what makes up living things. Scholars learn valuable microscope skills, delve into the Modern Cell Theory, and gain insight into how cells reproduce. The included lab...
6th Science CCSS: Designed
Super Science Sleuths Explain It All: Circumnavigating the Circulatory System
Middle schoolers access prior knowledge of the circulatory system. In this circulatory system lesson, students participate in experiments related to the circulatory system and film for a podcast. Middle schoolers work in pairs to...
6th - 8th Science