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The Debate Over Stem Cell Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a variety of activities as they examine the ethical issues behind stem cell research and cloning. They make their own ethical decisions on both subjects.
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Words in the News: Stem Cell Research

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
A thorough resource for intermediate English learners addresses reading comprehension of informational texts, adjective forms, vocabulary acquisition, and writing in a journalistic style. Specifically, the class reads about stem cell...
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Stem Cell Research Policy Lesson Plan: Create an Advocacy Brochure

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students after researching the science and the controversy around stem cell research, students create brochures to display their knowledge and a point of view.
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Superhero Science

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scientist explore the various positions in the debate on stem cell research and then discuss these perspectives before formulating their own positions. They must research the topic and beliefs that others have. They will also look...
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Stem Cell Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze different points of view for stem cell research.  In this genetic lesson, students explore stem cell research and the controversy surrounding it. Learners prepare and engage in a debate with fellow classmates.
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Stem Cell Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate how cell specialization takes place in vertebrate embryos; how white blood cells are specialized to fight viruses, and the role of master control genes in cell development. They investigate the stem cell research...
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How Cells Become Specialized

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Cell specialization is amazing! How do they know what they should become? A video from an interesting biology playlist examines the process of cell specialization. Content includes where we find specialized cells, types of specialized...
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Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A genetics presentation covers biotechnology, including genetic engineering and the many implications that stem from those discoveries. It includes topics such as cloning, genetically modified plants and their effects, genetically...
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Classroom Activities: Stem Cells and Diabetes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A multi-faceted lesson immerses AP biologists into the world of the stem cell. Using PowerPoint presentations, you introduce your class to diabetes and the possibility of finding cures through stem cell research. Online animations and...
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Glowing Flowers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What a bright idea! Young scientists conduct an experiment on flowers to finish the last of a six-lesson unit on Cells. Putting the stems into dye-injected water and leaving it overnight results in flowers that glow. This is to simulate...
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Stem Cell Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine embryonic cell research and the controversy that surrounds it.  In this stem cell instructional activity students use a debate model and present and defend their positions. 
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Stem Cells

For Students 9th - 12th
Stem cell research and ethics are hotly debated, but many pupils don't really know what a stem cell is. The video describes what they are, why they are different than other cells, and where they can be found. The video continues with how...
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Classroom Activities: Stem Cells and Diabetes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How close are we to a cure for diabetes? It seems the cure which has a connection to stem cell research is a possibility! Learners explore the concept of stem cells with an engaging hands-on activity. A PowerPoint presentation provides...
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The Cloning of Cells

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Did you know that there are over 200 different types of cells in the human body? One type, the stem cell, is the focus of the fifth of six installments in the Cells unit. The lesson plan asks the class to discuss stem cells and their...
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Spotlight On Stem Cells

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discover the differences in how stem cells develop and function depending on their source. They see how scientists are using stem cells - from a variety of sources - to study how they can be used to cure certain illnesses and...
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Stem Cell Bioethics

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars study the steps of embryonic development. They distinguish between the advantages/disadvantages of embryonic stem cells vs. adult stem cells and discuss the ethical implications of stem cell research.
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Blood and Transplant: Bone Marrow

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What causes someone to need a bone marrow transplant? Fascinate your class with a lesson on the intricate task of procuring bone marrow for patients suffering from illnesses like leukemia. The fourth and final installment in a series...
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Could Your Brain Repair Itself?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is your brain running a little slow? Just reboot it and you'll be good to go. This advice may sound ridiculous, but by watching this video you will learn how through a process called neurogenesis, adult brains are able repair and replace...
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Bioethics of Stem Cells

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students complete a variety of activities as they examine the ethics behind stem cell research and use.
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Microarrays and Stem Cells

For Students Higher Ed
Background reading is available in the first two pages of this activity, along with reading comprehension questions and a laboratory activity in which students use mircroarray technology to identify genes used in cell differentiation....
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Variety Is the Spice of Cellular Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Do you need to review animal cell structure? Investigate the ways in which different types of cells interact in a common human reflex. Your students can explore the functions of stem cells, consider various illnesses and assess stem...
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Differentiation and the Fate of Cells

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you realize cells become restricted in the types of cells they produce as embryos develop? Stem cells might become anything, but late state cells can only become the specialized cell based on their locations. A captivating video does...
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Newt Limb Regeneration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some amphibians respond to amputated limbs by fully regenerating functioning limbs. A short video permits viewers to observe a newt's cells working as stem cells, differentiating and regenerating into bones, muscle, skin, nerves, blood...
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Don't Be a Square

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
If Parseltongue is a genetic trait, what is the probability a wizard will inherit the ability to speak Parseltongue? Scholars investigate magical and biological genetics with Punnett squares.

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