Health: Bacteria and Viruses
Eighth graders conduct Internet research on viruses and bacteria, including a Website explaining "How Lou Got the Flu." They label and draw microbes and graph the growth of cancer cells.
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Calculating Exponential Growth
There can be a steep learning curve when teaching about exponential growth, but the lesson plan helps kids make sense out of the concept. When talking about exponential growth of viruses, learners may not be very interested, but when you...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this instructional activity engages students in modeling the spread of infectious...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Geometric Sequences - Bacterial Growth
Bring algebra to life with scientific applications. Math minded individuals calculate and graph the time it takes a bacterium to double. They discuss geometric sequences and use a chart to graph their findings. There are 38 questions all...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Microbiology: Bacteria in Our Environment
Did you hear the joke about bacteria? Never mind, I don't want to spread it around. The lesson begins with pupils making a representation of chromosomal material modeling the bacterial cell. Then, they use swabs to test for bacteria...
Hospitality and Tourism 1: Safety and Sanitation
Math and science come alive in this career-related lesson plan on sanitation. Along the way, learners explore bacterial growth rates using exponential notation and graphs. A link to a very brief, but vivid video shows just how quickly...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed