In this ingestion worksheet, 9th graders fill in the blank about ingestion. Students relate the role of saliva, teeth, and the esophagus to their importance in ingestion.
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Forensic Sciences: A Crime Scene Investigation Unit
Mr. Bergman has been murdered and we need you to solve the crime! The cross-curricular unit covers 11 different types of forensic science and includes 17 activities. Scholars perform blood type analysis, blood spatter analysis, height...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Teacher's Guide to Science Projects
Do you find the idea of having a science fair with all of your students intimidating? Use a guide that provides everything you need to know to make project-based learning manageable. The resource includes options for four different types...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Can I Die From Too Much Water? Blood? Oxygen?
When someone drinks too much water in a short amount of time, the kidneys cannot keep up, causing blood to become waterlogged. A fascinating video explores what happens in the body when you get too much of things you need: water,...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Chemistry of Cookies
Here is a delicious lesson! While a good portion of the processes presented is more apt for a chemistry class, younger physical scientists will still benefit from, and thoroughly enjoy, viewing this film about what happens when cookies...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Poison vs. Venom: What's the Difference?
Did you know that poison and venom are not the same? Both are toxic, but poison must be inhaled, ingested, or absorbed, while venom must be injected into a wound. The narrator explains that some toxic compounds may be used for good, as...
4 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies
Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed