The Mammalian Heart
For this mammalian heart worksheet, students fill in the blank with information about the circulatory system and the process of cardian catheterization.
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You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Surgery
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get...
9th - 12th Science
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest...
8th - 12th Science
Great Glands - Your Endocrine System
Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder in the United States, affecting about eight percent of the total population. The working parts of the endocrine system are examined in a video that demonstrates how cells receive information...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Can You Breathe Like a Pinniped?
Young learners compare the breathing patterns of different animals in this pinniped activity. They examine the breathing pattern of California sea lions and northern elephant seals. Pupils collect, compare and analyze data concerning...
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Designed