Student Cancer Journals -- Personal Reflections and Research on Life and Death Issues
Concepts learned in the study of mitosisand biochemistry help when making life or death decisions. Compile a notebook or portfolio of work related to the project can make the research more organized and relevant.
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I Speak for the Polar Bears!
Climate change and weather extremes impact every species, but this instructional activity focuses on how these changes effect polar bears. After learning about the animal, scholars create maps of snow-ice coverage and examine the yearly...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Shedding a "Little" Light on Cancer Surgery
Many types of cancer treatments now depend on nanotechnology—a big "little" discovery. Scholars begin by removing "malignant" tissue from simulated brains, one using fluorescent markers thanks to nanotechnology and one without. This...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Respect for All Life
Ten percent of the world's forest carbon stores exist on the 18 percent of land legally owned by indigenous people. The first instructional activity in a series of four discusses the way different groups of people treat the land and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Peer Review Meets D.I.Y.: Publishing a Student Science Journal
Peer review of science laboratory reports? You bet! First, learners work in pairs to review a scientific article. Then they trade lab reports for peer review. The end result is the publication of a classroom scientific journal!
7th - 12th Science
How Does Cancer Spread Through the Body?
Cancer's ability to quickly spread from one organ to the next makes it one of the most fatal diseases in recent history. Watch as this short video takes you on a trip into the microscopic world of cancer cells, exploring the different...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable