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123 resources with the concept microorganisms

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The Science of Food

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Alchemy in the kitchen? A collection explains the science behind the food chain. Videos and support materials cover everything from yummy things like cheese, to chocolate, to sourdough bread, from science topics like genetically...
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Big vs. Little – Micro to Nano

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Here's a small collection that introduces young scientists to some very big concepts. Kids complete an interactive, build structures, use magnifying lenses to find micro specimens, and compare objects—large and small. Learners examine...
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“I Can’t Live Without You!” A Close-up Examination of Microorganisms Involved in Mutually Beneficial Symbiotic Relationships

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
To gain an understanding of symbiotic relationships that exhibit nature working together, scholars create slides of three different microorganisms working in symbiotic relationships. Through careful observation, they learn why termites,...
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Pond Scum: Investigating Microorganisms

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Sometimes things can be hidden in plain sight. Assist your young biologists as they explore the hidden lives of microorganisms surviving in water. Pupils bring samples of water to class and view these under the microscope to witness the...
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Infectious Disease Case Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Small groups of life science learners look at Allison's symptoms and discuss a diagnosis. They use a chart of illnesses and draw symptom clues from an envelope to determine what illness she has. A lesson like this gives children an...
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Observing Different Microbes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Following directions from a colorful slide preparation card, beginning biologists examine three different live microorganisms: bacteria, yeast, and paramecia. This is not an unusual activity to do with your class, but if you are doing it...
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Tools of Magnification

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Life science learners need to be able to use a microscope. With this comprehensive resource, they first experience how lenses and magnification work, and then get familiar with using a compound microscope. Tremendous background...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Skin Shield - Explore the Body’s First Line of Defense Against Pathogens

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewMake pathogens and the body's defense systems come alive for young biologists in a hands-on activity. Investigators model the skin's protection against infection by observing and comparing changes in a punctured tomato and an intact...
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Life Size - Explore the Size and Scale of Microscopic Biology

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Compare sizes of microscopic items. Given a set of labels of microscopic objects, pupils try to place them in order from smallest to largest. Scholars then compare their lists to the actual comparisons along with the measurements of the...
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Viral Packaging

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Create a protective protein shell as a package. Using the included template, pupils tape together 20 triangles to create a 20-sided shape to represent the protective shell of a virus. The model of the protein shell incases the nucleic...
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Big vs. Little - Macro to Micro Lesson 2

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
The big world is full of tiny surprises. Classes discover all things big and small while completing the second instructional activity of a five-part series comparing macro- and micro-objects. Learners collect items from around the room...
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Commit to Composting

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Knowing the meaning of the key vocabulary words compost, decomposing, fungi, microorganisms, nutrients, and ecosystems are essential to understanding composting. Young ecologists are divided into six expert groups, assigned one of the...
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Working with Immobilized Enzymes or Microscopic Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let the lab be a catalyst to learn about enzymes. Scholars create alginate beads filled with yeast. As part of an investigation into enzymes, they see how these beads provide a catalyst to the reaction of glucose into ethanol.
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How Good is Your Toilet Paper?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You'll never forget the importance of toilet paper and hand washing ever again. Scholars perform an experiment to model the transfer of microbes in the bathroom. They perform three trials to test the transmission of yeast using their...
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Investigating Anti-Microbial Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Join the fight against bacteria. An open investigation shows pupils different aspects of antimicrobial substances, such as disinfectants, deodorants, or plant oils. They design and conduct their own experiments on the effectiveness of...
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Making Up Nutrient Agars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A resource rich in information—and nutrients. Learners create agars for the purpose of cell cultivation in Petri dishes. The lesson provides instructions on how to create agars for the cultivation of different microorganisms.
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Mighty Microorganisms

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
How can you tell if a microorganism is helpful or detrimental to an ecosystem? Learners inspect slides or pictures of microorganisms and record their observations to identify those that are beneficial or harmful. They then pretend to...
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Turning Food Waste Into a Resource

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
One in every seven truckloads of perishable foods delivered to grocery stores gets thrown away. Is there anything that can be done with this waste? One solution is to recycle the old produce and turn it into fertilizer. The video, part...
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Bacteria Take Over and Down

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bacteria outnumber all other forms of life on Earth. Scholars observe the growth of bacteria in petri dishes to understand their role in maintaining good health. Then, they observe the growth of bacteria after they introduce...
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Culturing Microorganisms Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After culturing microorganisms, young scientists must calculate the size of the population. Use an insightful video that offers multiple methods to solve these problems. In addition to these methods, the video highlights the importance...
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Culturing Microorganisms Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An informative video explains how to culture microorganisms such as bacteria in a petri dish as part of the Fuse School playlist. It focuses on the need for nutrients and a proper temperature, which varies based on the location and...
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Do Microorganisms Live in Antarctica?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Can microorganisms live in the dry, cold climate of Antarctica? Young scientists view a research project measuring microorganisms in the Taylor Glacier. They record the findings from dirty ice, clean ice, boots, sediment, and more. Then...
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Drawing Diatoms like Ernst Haeckel

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Why do scientists rely on drawings rather than just photographs of their research studies? The lesson introduces drawings of microscopic organisms and the importance of accuracy. Young artists draw organisms and learn why focus and...