Students recognize that reproduction in bacteria is asexual. They construct a labeled clay model of one of the bacterial reproduction processes. In addition, they write a paragraph identifying and describing the process illustrated by the model.
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Discovery Streaming Video: “Life Science: Bacteria”
If your class is watching the Discovery streaming video Life Science:Bacteria, Understanding: Bacteria, or just studying bacteria, this might be a useful resource for helping students to discover the deeper impact of bacteria on their...
7th - 12th Science
The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this lesson engages young scholars in modeling the spread of infectious diseases,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
”Build a Bacterium” Scavenger Hunt
An exciting activity has scholars use cell parts to build bacteria through cooperation with other groups. Each group has some of the cell parts needed, but they must trade with other groups to be able to fulfill their function as a...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Bacteria That Make perfect, Tiny Magnets
A special type of bacteria produces nanomagnets to direct their movement. These bacterial have the attention of scientists simply because nanomagnets are difficult to produce in a lab. The video presenter describes the bacteria and the...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
Why is Bread Fluffy, Vinegar Sour, and Swiss Cheese Holey?
The gourmands and foodies in your class will love this gastronomical video! Educational and entertaining, the video explains the natural and added microorganisms that occur with food production, including yeast in bread, carbonation in...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable