Not Just a Bag of Beans
Students determine the types of natural selection and variation that exists in a population, using beans.
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Bean Bag Isotopes-Relative Abundance and Atomic Mass
Students use beans to investigate isotopes. In this isotopes, relative abundance and atomic mass lesson plan, students separate different beans and take the mass of each group of beans which represent isotopes. They count the total...
9th - 12th Science
Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
In the deserts of Arizona and New Mexico, some tiny creatures show just how quickly natural selection can turn a mutation into an advantageous adaptation. Watch a video about rock pocket mice, who show that one small change can make all...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Understanding the Greenhouse Effect
The greenhouse effect is important, for without it, life on Earth would not exist. An activity that includes modeling the greenhouse effect and acting out the Earth's energy balance makes up the first part in a series of seven lessons....
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Does Cooking Affect Nutrients in Veggies?
Microwave, steam, bake, or just eat them raw—what is the best way to preserve the nutrients in the vegetables we eat? The episode of the ACS Reactions series considers different cooking methods and their effects on the vitamins and...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable