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How a Wound Heals Itself

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Did you know that the biggest organ in the human body isn't the brain, the liver, or even the lungs? It's the skin. Follow along with this short video as it explores the structure of human skin and its amazing ability to regenerate itself.
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Why Do We Pass Gas?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Flatulence is a fact of life. But what exactly is happening in our bodies that produces this excess gas? Find out with this entertaining, yet educational, video that explores the different types of bacteria that aid digestion and the...
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What Did Dogs Teach Humans About Diabetes? diseases

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
For thousands of years people recognized the symptoms of diabetes, but it wasn't until the early twentieth century that a treatment was finally discovered. This video explores the Nobel Prize winning scientists' whose work with canines...
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What Happens When You Remove the Hippocampus?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine not being able to remember what day it is or what food you had for breakfast this morning. This nightmare was a reality for Henry Molaison, whose life story is the focus of this video explaining how different parts of the...
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The Case of the Mystery Fish Toxin

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
By following the accompanying lab sheet, groups work together in a simulation of identifying a faux fish venom and administering the appropriate antidote. They read through five, fish profiles, very professional in appearance. They...
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Icefish Adaptations

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What adaptations exist in order for icefish to survive the subfreezing temperatures of the Antarctic Ocean? Middle and high schoolers can find out through watching a related 13-minute video and performing a simple investigation to...
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The Skeleton

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Don't be chicken to try a lesson plan that compares the anatomy of birds to humans. Read the background information so you don't have to wing it when it comes to the anatomy of a chicken. Prepare cooked chicken bones by soaking them in a...
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Sensing the World

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The human brain is a magnificent specimen. In the video series Your Brain is You, Dr. David Eagleman discusses what the brain is, its functions, and what makes it so unique. In the episode, Eagleman explains how the brain interprets...
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Case Studies: Influenza and HIV

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Stop infection spread. Pupils participate in an activity to model infections and replications of viruses. Within the activity, scholars see that viruses may end up with genetic variation and connect that to how some forms of the flu are...
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Neuron Anatomy Activity

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Reinforce the neural connections in the brains of your young biologists with a simple anatomy worksheet. Looking at the provided diagram of a neuron, students are asked to correctly identify and describe the function of each of the six...
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The Case of Regulation in Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After your biologists have learned about transcription, translation, and gene regulation, they work in a small group to create a poster of a system that serves as an analogy of the gene regulation process. They share their creations with...