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Seeing the Cell as a System
Students explain how the components of a cell operate as a system. Students examine a bicycle and find out if parts were arranged differently, could the system still be carried out. They look at cells as well and see what function they serve.
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Cell Exploration Activities
Engage young biologists in exploring the mysteries of life with this collection of hands-on activities. Enlisting the help of numerous digital resources, learners get an up-close look at the structure of plant and animal cells as they...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Pre-Assessment: The Brain
Break your class in to the general structure and function of the brain. Brainiacs discuss what they know about it and create personalized brain development timelines. They also take a true-false, pre-assessment quiz to get them thinking...
5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Artificial Lung and Diaphragm
She had a terribly busy day converting oxygen into carbon dioxide; now she just needs a moment to breathe. In the activity, scholars review the function of the respiratory system and discuss bioengineering's role in medicine/health and...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Cells, Genetics, and Biotechnology
For scholars tired of reading the textbook, this unit includes nine hands-on lessons. Through group work, lab activities, experiments, and even one inquiry-based lesson, scholars apply knowledge about cells, genetics, and biotechnology....
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Digestive System
The human body produces about 1.7 liters of saliva a day to aid in digestion. The digestive systems of different organisms are examined in a video that follows the digestive path, beginning with acids, moves to the importance of surface...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable