What is a Fungus?

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After watching a short film about the anatomy and physiology of fungi, discuss with your class the seven provided Think questions, or make up your own. The animation is in the style of colorful artistic drawings and text that appears in a spiral-bound notebook as the narrator explains. Consider using this creative clip as you address Next Generation Science Standards in a middle school life science class. You could even have learners work in groups to design a similar-styled animation for one of the other kingdoms of life!

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Clever animation style is appealing to viewers
  • Comprehensive introduction to the anatomy and physiology of fungi
  • Thoughtful comprehension questions provided, but can also be edited if you have a free membership on the publisher's website
Cons

  • None
NGSS