Tag: Biology/Life Science

Perception and the Brain

In this lesson, students are introducted to how the brain interprets and uses sensory information from the visual system to guide how the body moves

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Forensic Crime Lab

A crime is staged in the classroom. After observing the crime scene, student identify and collect crime scene evidence. Students use blood typing analysis, microscopy,

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Measuring Calories in Food

The lesson introduces the concept of calories and provides examples of high calorie and low calorie foods. Students learn a number of ways to determine

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Meet a Land Snail

In this lesson students will play a guessing game, observe land snails, and create a realistic drawing of a land snail. At the end of

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Meet an Aquatic Snail

In this lesson students will observe aquatic snails, create a realistic drawing of an aquatic snail, and create a class list of questions about aquatic

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