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Plant Identification

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
If you teach basic botany or a landscape design course, this presentation is practically perfect. Begin with classification and nomenclature methods and move into the characteristics of leaves that make plant identification possible:...
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Plant Reproduction

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students plant seeds in order to investigate and explore the questions: "How do seed companies develop varieties of plants?" and "What is the ideal plant?" Students will study related vocabulary and sketch seeds as they emerge. Students...
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How Corn Conquered the World

For Students 9th - 12th
Corn is amazing! A short video traces the development of the most-grown plant on the globe, from its beginnings in Mesoamerica to its many uses beyond as a food stable. 
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Corn: An A-Maizing Plant

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students research Earth science by participating in a food preparation activity. In this agriculture lesson, students discuss where corn comes from, how it used in modern day recipes and what the health benefits of the plant are....
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Growing from Seed

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
High school or college horticulturists will appreciate this PowerPoint on seed-propagation. It walks them through the science behind seed production and germination as well as the requirements for growing plants from this stage....
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Genetics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this genetics activity, students complete a graphic organizer by writing in the definition of genetics terms such as hybrid, allele, phenotype, and genotype. Then students explain the discoveries of Mendel by completing 8 short answer...
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Let's Get Square

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students predict possible phenotypic and genotypic outcomes for avariety of common plant hybrids. They review and explain the characteristics of dominant and recessive traits and explore Mendelian genetics. Students plot the possible...
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Marketing the New Hybrids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work together to develop a hypothesis on the natural and applied hybridization of certain species in an ecosystem. Using the internet, they research this topic and read any recent articles or studies. They must note the...
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Genes Are Real Things

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Proving microscopic structures exist is a difficult task. Learn how scientists did just that in the mid-1800s as they set out to identify the cellular structures related to genetics. The online lesson explains the collection of work that...
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Eight Ways to Celebrate Fruit

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Activities designed to incorporate the study of fruit into your classroom during National Fruit and Vegetable Month.
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Popped Secret Film with Quiz: The Mysterious Origin of Corn

For Students 9th - 12th
Where does corn come from? Corn cobs? Scholars watch an interesting video to learn that the ancestor of maize is the teosinte plant. The video goes on to explain how both geneticists and archaeologists have evidence that humans were...
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Mendelian Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Over the course of seven years, Gregor Mendel grew more than 28,000 pea plants. The large amount of data he collected led him to postulate the rules of genetics as we understand them today. Scholars learn about Mendel, genetics, and...
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Corn: An A-maizing Plant

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the corn crop. In this farming lesson, students identify which states are in the corn belt and read about the history of corn, its uses and its development and growth. Students dissect a corn kernel. Students discuss the...
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Protoplast Production (Plant Cells Without Walls)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the spherical protoplasts of plants. Students observe that plant cells have a plasma membrane in addition to the cell wall. Students plasma membranes, solutes and organelles.
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Advances in Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genetics worksheet, high schoolers review selective breeding, cloning, and genetic engineering. This worksheet has 1 multiple choice, 7 fill in the blank, 1 graphic organizer, and 4 short answer questions.
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Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A continuous cascade of information comes through this PowerPoint on biotechnology. The topic is defined, a history is presented, and basic genetic engineering techniques are explained. The topic is covered in an objective manner,...
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Genetic Engineering

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this genetics activity, students review the processes behind genetic engineering and reasons for genetic engineering. This activity has 13 fill in the blank and 7 multiple choice questions.
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JUST A MATTER OF TIME

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students recognize the dynamic changes in themselves and in agriculture that have occurred through the years. They are shown pictures of a baby or students are asked to think of their little brothers or sisters or themselves in...
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PROTOPLAST PRODUCTION

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils are allowed to strip away the cell walls of plants cells (using enzymes) and then observe the resulting spherical protoplasts (plant cells minus the cell wall). They see that plants cells indeed have a plasma membrane in addition...
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Genetics Crossword

For Students 6th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle with 38 questions on genetics. They identify the different parts and functions of a flower.
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Genetics - The Study of Inheritance

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genetics worksheet, students will compare four pea plants with different alleles that control flower color and complete 5 short answer questions. Then students will read 8 statements about genetic mutations and determine if the...
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Biotechnology

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore biotechnology through various activities. In this biology lesson, students analyze its pros and cons. They study and read informative articles about biotechnology.
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A PRICELESS Collection

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read a story about the life of Russian plant breeder Nikolai I and Vavilov and the national seed bank he established. They research the Irish Potato Famine of the late 1840s and identify the cause for this famine and make...
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Environment: Waste Walk

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students assess the positive and negative affects of humans on the environment. The lesson plan explores ways in which individuals and societies can reduce the negative impact on the environment. By taking a "waste walk" around their...

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