Students compare common food items with the parts of a plant. They grow their own plants to assess the difficulties in assisting a plant's growth and reproduction.
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Selective Breeding of Farm Animals
Biology learners read about selective breeding in chickens and how it has produced high-yield meat specimens and rapid egg-layers. The unpleasant effects of artificial selection are explored, as well as options to supporting this...
5th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
Central Nervous System
At the age of 18, the human brain stops growing. �An informative video specifically focuses on the central nervous system. The narrator discusses its location, the function of our brain, and its development from embryo to adult. He also...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Biomanufacturing: An Inquiry Lesson in Growing Cells
Biomanufacturing and genetic engineering are very common practices around the world, but what exactly does it entail? Young geneticists find out through a series of labs, a discussion, and an in-class presentation to report their...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
How to Grow a Bone
Is it possible to grow a human bone outside the body? Begin by taking a look at how bones grow naturally within the human body, the elements that make bones strong and functional, methods currently used to replace bones, and finally, how...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable