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Animal Diversity Web. Smithsonian's National Zoo. The Habitable Planet: A Systems Approach to Environmental Science. Anatomy Arcade. The Biology Project. Froguts Virtual Dissections (click demo) Home of CELLS alive! Centre of the Cell. Eco Kids. Tour of Basic Genetics. GetBodySmart: Interactive Tutorials and Quizzes On Human Anatomy and Physiology. Biomes of the World. BioDigital. Discover the world's most endangered species. Human Anatomy: Learn All About the Human Body at Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms. Glossary Home | Text Version Designed to help learners at any level better understand genetic terms Guided by national science standards Explained by scientists at the NIH The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) created the Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms to help everyone understand the terms and concepts used in genetic research.

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms

In addition to definitions, specialists in the field of genetics share their descriptions of terms, and many terms include images, animation and links to related terms. Enter a search term or explore the list of terms by selecting a letter from the alphabet on the left and then select from the terms revealed. (A text-only version is available from here.) Collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera. Animals. Need help planning classroom activities?


Go here to the kidcyber resources for teachers website and find a collection of practical, low cost teaching materials in a variety of curriculum areas to help you 'put it all together'. Our units cost just a few dollars, making it possible for you to buy your own copy. We would like to continue to write for you but we need the few dollars for each copy to make a living and keep our site online.

So please, don't photocopy and hand to others. Many thanks Ron & Shirley The following are now available: A Storytelling Guide: Ideas and activities to get you started as a storyteller. Looking at Thailand: A cross-curriculum unit that guides students in years 3 - 6 to investigate aspects of Thai culture and society using inquiry learning. All kinds of bears: An inquiry learning based cross-curricula unit about bears for Years K - 6.

Fonix is Phun! Teaching Resources About Water - For Students & Teachers. Rader's BIOLOGY 4 KIDS.COM - Biology basics for everyone! Science of Gardening: The Secret Lives of Flowers. Biology of Plants: Introduction. 4-H Virtual Farm. Teacher Resources - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. The Wildflower Center provides instructors with materials to use both in the classroom and in the field.

Teacher Resources - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Most of the lessons in the Exploring the Native Plant World curriculum and youth activities apply to visits to the Wildflower Center, but many can be used in a more general setting. Please see below for more information and to download the curriculum. Click here for Youth Activities. Visiting the Wildflower Center with your Youth Group Requests for youth group visits can be made by visiting the Youth Group Visit Request page (click here). Dr. Arbor Talks Trees. CampSilos - Agriculture Heritage Activities. Food and agricultures of the world. Design a garden.

Science aid: Plant Biology. The Photosynthesis Cycle" The Earth's atmosphere is mostly composed of nitrogen.

The Photosynthesis Cycle"

Oxygen makes up just 21 percent of the air we breathe. Carbon dioxide, argon, ozone, water vapor and other gasses make up a tiny portion of it, as little as 1 percent. These gasses probably came from several processes as the Earth evolved and grew as a planet. But some scientists believe that the Earth's atmosphere would never have contained the oxygen we need without plants. Plants (and some bacteria) release oxygen during photosynthesis, the process they use to change water and carbon dioxide into sugar they can use for food. Photosynthesis is a complex reaction. 6CO2 + 12H2O + Light -> C6H12O6 + 6O2+ 6H2O In other words, while we inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide, plants inhale carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen.

Without the sun to feed plants (and the plants to release oxygen), we might not have breathable air. Obviously, plants are important, but not just because they give us food to eat and oxygen to breathe. The Dirt on Soil - Learning Adventures. Unseen Life on Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology. Soils 4 Kids. Discover The Forest.

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Discover The Forest

The forest and the outdoors are a place for adventure, learning, fun, and discovery! There are so many possibilities. It might be tough deciding where to begin. Check out these games and activities, which can help get you going. Forest Snapshot Game Get behind the lens and take photos of your favorite forest friends in their natural settings. Junior Ranger Program Join! Fun activities you can take offline! National Agriculture in the Classroom. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Merlin Bird ID app – Instant Bird Identification Help for 400 North American birds. About Photo ID Help us test Merlin Bird Photo ID The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Visipedia are collaborating to develop computer vision technology to identify birds in photos.

Merlin Bird ID app – Instant Bird Identification Help for 400 North American birds

Help test our new tool! Note: Merlin Bird Photo ID does not work on tablets or mobile devices at this time. For best results, please use a computer with a recent version of Chrome or Safari. BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Welcome. BioWiki: The Dynamic Biology Hypertext - BioWiki. Animal Facts for Kids.