From this directed reading activity sheet, students will: (1) state how many pairs of chromosomes humans have; (2) define autosomes; (3) state the number of pairs of autosomes humans have; (4) state the number of pairs of sex chromosomes humans
From this activity sheet, students will: (1) identify codons when given a DNA strand; and (2) use the genetic code to identify the sequence of amino acids that correspond to a particular gene sequence.
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Included are two versions of crossword puzzles to review meiosis. The answer key is also provided.
Words used include: interphase, cytokinesis, gene, trait, gamete, fertilization, meiosis, crossing-over, tetrad, prophase 1, metaphase 1, anaphase 1,
This set of 22 questions corresponds to the Bill Nye: Atoms video (duration 25 minutes). Students will (1) review the basic atomic structure, (2) distinguish between atoms and molecules, and (3) explain the importance of the element carbon in living
This resource includes Frayer models for carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Frayer models are graphic organizers that contain any 4 of the following categories: Term, Definition, Characteristic(s), Example(s), Visual representation,
This resource includes 19 background questions (to be answered prior to viewing the video Lorenzo’s Oil) and 8 video questions. Through exploring adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), students will understand how biochemical reactions and cells are
From these two concept maps and Venn diagram, students will: (1) describe the overall structure of DNA, RNA and protein; (2) describe the main differences between DNA and RNA; (3) describe the stages of transcription and translation during protein
From this concept map and flow chart, students will: summarize the light-dependent and light-independent reactions; state where the light-dependent and light-independent reactions occur; and describe how light energy is converted into chemical
From this narrated and animated PowerPoint presentation, students will: (1) describe the structures and functions of the cell membrane; (2) describe the process of diffusion; (3) describe what happens during osmosis in isotonic, hypotonic and
From this investigation, students will conclude whether or not Punnett squares are accurate in determining the actual genotypes and phenotypes of offspring. This will be accomplished by simulating a cross between two heterozygous pea plants for seed
From this concept map, students will: (1) distinguish between biotic factor and abiotic factor; (2) describe three types of community interactions that can affect an ecosystem; and (3) relate ecosystem, community, species and niche.
This activity includes a reading section, a kinesthetic modeling activity, and assessment questions. Students will: (1) demonstrate the overall process of meiosis, including crossing-over; (2) relate homologous chromosomes, chromatids, centromere,
From this concept map, students will: (1) name the four major groups of organic compounds in living things; (2) describe their structures and functions; and (3) give examples of each.
A template and word bank is provided. Texts fields are
From this concept map, students will: state and define the factors that are used to describe a population; state the factors that affect population size; identify factors that limit population growth; and relate growth rate, exponential growth,
From this crossword puzzle, students will: (1) state and define the factors that are used to describe a population; (2) state and define the factors that affect population size; (3) distinguish between exponential growth and logistic growth; (4)
From this concept map, students will: (1) describe the different levels of organization that ecologists study; (2) describe the two main forms of energy that power living systems; (3) describe the flow of energy among organisms in an ecosystem; and
From this activity, students will explain the benefits of volcanoes. This activity includes a reading selection, guided reading questions, and concept map. The concept map includes a template and word bank.
From this concept map, students will: (1) relate chromosomes, DNA, genes, and traits; (2) describe the main results of meiosis; (3) explain the importance of crossing-over in meiosis; (4) distinguish between genotype and phenotype; (5) distinguish
From this crossword puzzle, students will: (1) describe what scientists discovered about plants with respect to photosynthesis; (2) describe the overall process of photosynthesis, including the reactants and products; (3) explain why chlorophyll and
From this crossword puzzle, students will: (1) define and relate haploid, diploid, homologous chromosomes, and chromatids; (2) describe the overall process by which body cells or somatic cells reproduce; and (3) describe the steps of interphase, the