This webquest will take the students through each part of the cell showing animated pictures of how the parts work and what they look like when they are cut. As it offers information, the students will fill in the blanks on the hand-out and then
This webquest is a great way to introduce students to the 6 kingdoms or to use as a study guide. It lets the students get an organized view of each of the kingdoms and what they are all about while researching the information.
Biology, General Science
6th, 7th, 8th
Internet Activities, Graphic Organizers, Webquests
This research project can be used as an assessment or project. Students have a choice of writing a newspaper article, making a timeline, creating an antibiotic and more. It can be used for individuals or as a group.
Virtual online lab discussing Mendel, his experiments with peas and the Punnet Square. This is geared toward middle school and helps students understand how Mendel figured out genotypes, phenotypes and alleles.
This activity can take one or two days to complete. With this activity students will make a 3-D model of a T2 bacteriophage virus, draw what their model looks like and then have evaluation questions. A rubric is included on the evaluation page.
This activity lets students put 4 puzzles together of skulls which are jumbled up. They have a chance to see how a paleontologist finds and then tries to piece them together. This activity also has follow up questions to guide them to an
Students will play a computer game/simulation to understand where paleontologists find different fossils in each layer of earth. This includes teacher directions, student directions, and questions related to each simulation.
This activity may be used as an introduction or review of symbiotic relationships and competition. Students will be paired together to experience one of several types of symbiotic relationships. In this relationship, students will try to fulfill
A story analogy of how parts of a cell can represent a city. Students learn the name and the function of each part of a cell and how it is used. Students then have a chance to imagine their type of city and write about it.
Students (as a group) will conduct research of one of the 6 kingdoms and all of it's characteristics. Students will then present to the class using a regular size poster board. A rubric has been included for easy grading.
This project is a fun way to teach students about the organization of life using a courtroom scenario. Groups of 4 students will choose between being a defense attorney, prosecutor, or an expert for either side. Each student must research how life
This webquest is to be used at the beginning of a unit to introduce Biomes to the students. The students will be looking for temperature, precipitation, location, types of plants and animals in each biome. The biomes included are:Tropical