It's not as pretty as it looks!
Tenth graders investigate that measurement is often an inact science. They explore ways utilize available information to form hypotheses. Students investigate how to test hypotheses using the HACH test kits.
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Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Aggression in Humans
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Case of Darwin's Finches
One of the most striking pieces of evidence for Darwin's Evolution of Species was his observations of finches and how their beaks differed from island to island, depending on their primary food sources. So what would happen to the theory...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Bananas: A Modern Example of Fungus Destruction
What do you call a shoe made from a banana? A slipper! The lesson begins by having pupils read an article on Panama disease and the impact it is having on bananas. After answering questions, scholars compare the situation of the bananas...
9th - 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