Genetics is a difficult concept for students to understand, let alone mutations! Help them navigate the ins-and-outs of how a gene (in this case a sentence) can horribly change do to simple mistakes in replication.
Worksheet includes step by step
Cover an entire ecology unit with these student handouts. Using the movie Avatar as a virtual lab, students will be able to explore Pandora from an ecological perspective. Key topics include introductory concepts, energy flow, chemical cycles,
This classroom activity can easily be adapted for any 6th-12th grade subject area. This activity takes familiar fairy tale stories and "twists" them around so that they now express the targeted learning goals. Students will work in cooperative
This is an inquiry based project that allows students to explore human impact on the environment. They must development their own understanding regarding a topic of their choice and then engage in a debate over how, as a class, they can make a
Biology students learn about the different classifications of invertebrates through an engaging, student directed project. Students must research a different animal for each of the 8 phylums. They then must create a zoo to hold their animals where
This is an end of kinesiology unit class project for either high school anatomy, physical education or health class. Student work in two different cooperative groups. Students design, evaluate and participate in "events" where movements of the
Ever wonder how our first president really died? Have students resolve this issue by conducting a cold case investigation. Materials provided: teacher resources, student handouts, cold case file including crime scene photos and witness statements,
A twist to the DNA extraction lab where students are given DNA strands that they will have to translate and transcribe into "protein sentences." Once they decode the DNA into sentences, they will be able to extract DNA from bananas following the
Student handout with rubric. Students are asked to create a movie to educate others about key concepts regarding the lymphatic system.
Targeted for high school anatomy class, but may be used for health class.