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Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
Cells - Overview & Introduction
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Experimental Science Biology Packs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
With the help of the Experimental Science Biology Packs, young scientists can conduct experiments at home that don’t require expensive equipment. To begin the 10-part series, scholars investigate the presence and activity of amylase—an...
5 Items in Collection
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Ricochet Science: Biology 101 - The Science of Life

For Students 9th - 12th
It’s alive! Or is it? With clear, concise explanations, a series of five videos introduces young biologists to the science behind life study. The playlist covers the Characteristics of Life, the Classification of Life, Prokaryotic versus...
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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, is the focus of a four-video collection hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator discusses biodiversity, evolution, defining intelligence, and other complex topics. As a bonus, she models how to break...
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Is This A New Species?!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Which makes a better name for a new species: Hermit Crab Caterpillar or Sir Leafs-a-Lot? Exploring a rainforest in Peru, the video helps viewers discover a unique species as part of a larger biology playlist. As scientists learn more...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This six-week unit encompasses all subjects with a focus study on world history and the development of ancient civilizations. As gifted and talented students dive into the interesting yet challenging topic of Egypt, they think critically...
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Classification of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Kids Prefer Cheese Over Fried Green Spinach is one way to remember the classification system in order. In the video, scholars learn the classification system for all organisms on Earth. They listen to a brief history of taxonomy, see how...
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Out of the Dust: Cubing Strategy

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Imagine using a six-sided cube to encourage readers to analyze a topic in greater depth. Create a cube, label each of the six sides with one of Bloom's comprehension levels, and you're ready to launch a discussion of a text. Although...
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What is a Fungus?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Populations : Biotic Potential

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Why do most populations remain stable over time? Usually it is a result of either environmental resistance or carrying capacity. Examine some of the factors that help stabilize animal populations, and explore some of the changes that...
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Sorting the Gulf Ecosystem

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A dazzling drawing of the coastal and marine ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico is the centerpiece of this lesson. Display it for your class to view, and have them identify which organisms are plants, invertebrates, fish, birds, reptiles,...
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Reebops a Model "Organism" for Teaching Genetics Concepts

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Reebops are cute, marshmallow-based creatures that can be used to teach inheritance. Beginning biologists draw strips of paper that represent chromosomes from two envelopes, one for the father, and one for the mother. Each parent...
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th
This resource provides thorough instruction in scientific classification for your elementary scientists. They classify a set of alien organism cards, rock samples, a mixture of beans, and a pile of pasta. This provides plenty of practice...
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Plant and Animal Classification

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine a painting by Frans Snyders and use Internet research to classify the animals portrayed in the painting according to genus and species.
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6 Kingdoms of Life Part 2: Plants and Animals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Check this out! Part two of a set of slide shows about biological classification; this one zooms in on kindgom plantae and kingdom animalia. Attractive and informational slides cover details that make this most appropriate for advanced...
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2008 Master Gardener Training: Basic Entomology

For Teachers Higher Ed
The author of this presentation elaborates on the details of insect classification, information apparently required to become a master gardener in the horticulture program at Oregon State University. Though lengthy (110 slides), it is an...
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Exploring Polygons and The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Excellent lesson! Anne Linehane's geometry story, The Greedy Triangle, offers an opportunity to practice forming various types of polygons with your learners. Using elastic bands (or Chinese jump ropes), partners form the various shapes...
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Protists - The Protozoans

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Five pages provide thorough coverage of three protozoans: euglena, amoebae, and paramecia. For each, junior biologists read factual text, label the organism, and write answers to several questions. This neatly organized assignment is...
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One of These Things: Shoes

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Four red shoes are featured in this video, which has viewers identify which item doesn't belong. This is a great film to show before a lesson on classification.
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Who's Got Game? The Lion or the Mouse?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Discuss bullying, folk tales, and more using this resource. Learners read the story The Lion and the Mouse by Toni and Slade Morrison, engage in cause and effect activities, make predictions, and discuss bullying. This is a motivating...
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One Of These Things

For Teachers Pre-K - K
After looking at a group with three pairs of sunglasses and a hat, viewers have to identify which item doesn’t belong. As a critical thinking and classification activity, this video could be linked to a lesson on grouping objects.
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One Of These Things: Hat

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Viewers can identify which of the four hats, three red fire fighter hats, or a silver, sparkly New Year's hat, does not belong with the group. This film could be a good way to introduce the idea of classification and sorting in the...
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Same And Different

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Zoe and Big Bird define the concept of the same and different by comparing themselves. They identify the ways they are the same and the ways they are different. This video could be used as an introduction to comparing objects.
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Sarah Jessica Parker: Pair

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Sarah Jessica Parker helps Elmo understand the concept of a pair. She uses shoes, mittens, and ice skates to define a pair. This video could be used before a math lesson to define this concept.