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Nature of Science Teaching Activities / Nature of science / Home - Science Online. Geology. Movers & Shakers Unit. Experiment Fun. Microorganisms. Pseudo? Lesson Plans. Student & Teacher Resources (Starfish) Starfish As an island nation, many New Zealanders have strong connections with the sea.

Student & Teacher Resources (Starfish)

Whether swimming, surfing, lying on the beach, exploring the rocky shore or fishing, the ocean plays a huge role in our national identity. Commercially, our fisheries earn the country more than $1.3 billion annually – fishing is one of our key primary industries. As well as this, our fisheries are a major source of food, whether as fish and chips on a Friday night, delicious kaimoana on the marae, or a salmon steak on the barbie. Making sure that our oceans and fisheries are healthy and sustainable into the future is of vital importance to all New Zealanders. This resource has been designed for teachers of students in years 7 to 10. Fish for Tomorrow This educational programme draws attention to high, medium and low risk areas in terms of New Zealand's marine species and looks comprehensively at customary rights and regulations. Applications - Teachers' Notes. Science Topics / Learning / Home. Bad Science. Biology Image Library.

Science Daily: News & Articles in Science, Health, Environment & Technology. Biology Study Guides - SparkNotes. Home → SparkNotes → Biology Study Guides Biology Subjects Cell Structure Introduction to Cell Structure Cell Membranes Cell Differences Intracellular Components Review of Cell Structure Cell Respiration Introduction to Cell Respiration Glycolysis The Citric Acid Cycle Oxidative Phosphorylation and Electron Transport.

Biology Study Guides - SparkNotes

Bioman Biology: The Fun Place to Learn Biology! Biology in Motion. PBS LearningMedia. Higher Bitesize - Biology. Biology. Access Excellence @ the National Health Museum. Online Biology Guide.

Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities & More. Search form Search Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious.

Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities & More

Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.PreviousNext Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities, and More Auroras: Paintings in the Sky Far north in the night sky, a faint glow appears on the horizon. Feeling Pressured Feel atmospheric pressure changes by stepping into a garbage bag. Camera Obscura.


Interactives. AP Biology Teaching & Learning Resources. Welcome!

AP Biology Teaching & Learning Resources

Here you will find copies of most of the labs and activities that we perform in class. Some are only available from the AP Lab book, so I cannot post those online. Anatomy & Phyiology The Effects of Stimulants & Depressants on Heart RateThis is a wonderful lab developed by Paula Donham (Olathe East High School, Kansas). She has given me permission to share it. Animal Behavior Animal Behavior: Aggressive Display in BettaLearning the process of scientific inquiry by studying the behavior of Siamese Fighting Fish Animal Behavior: Food Preferences of SlugsStudents design & carry out their own experiment to test a slug's preference between two or more food sources.

Biochemistry. Simon Says Big Amplitude, Small Wavelength! - Activity. EM spectrum interactive - Earthguide Online Classroom. Learning Center. Alex, Here are some websites that I use for the Genetics Unit.

Learning Center

As you've gotten some replies with this site already, I frequently do use the nClark WebSite which the link is below... However, I think some students know about this web site, so if you are planning on using the worksheets from here, you might want to make the assignment due in-class and don't assign them as take-home homework. Another website is the Biology Corner, which I beleive is owned by a teacher and used for his/her classroom. The link to that below. This website also has PowerPoints, labs, and simple activities that you can do with your students within the classroom.

However, my favorite resource to go when I need to do Genetics activities is this link below. How Much Energy is on my Plate? Contributed by Lane Seeley, Seattle Pacific University and Karin Kirk, SERC This activity addresses the Energy Awareness Principle by leading students through a sequence of activities that highlight the embodied energy that is necessary to produce various types of food.

How Much Energy is on my Plate?

Context This activity can be used in many types of courses, from high school through college level. Study: Smell May Be Caused by Quantum Vibrations. Could quantum physics explain the human sense of smell?

Study: Smell May Be Caused by Quantum Vibrations

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) lends credence to the theory that our sense of smell is based on sensing the vibrations caused by energy transfer at the subatomic level. The basis of the theory is that the structure of molecules is similar to that of balls held together by springs. This means the molecule can vibrate in a way unique to the composition of atoms in the molecule.

When an electron hits a molecule, it loses quanta or discrete packets of energy. Forms of Energy. Back to Table of Contents What are the different forms of energy?

Forms of Energy

Energy has a number of different forms, all of which measure the ability of an object or system to do work on another object or system. In other words, there are different ways that an object or a system can possess energy. Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students. By Drs.

Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students

Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty, University of Pennsylvania The expression "hands-on, minds-on" summarizes the philosophy we have incorporated in these activities - namely, that students will learn best if they are actively engaged and if their activities are closely linked to understanding important biological concepts. Many of our activities are explicitly aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, as indicated by (NGSS) in the descriptions below and the links to the right.

Additional information is provided in Summary Tables and in the Teacher Preparation Notes for these activities. To accommodate limited budgets, most of our activities can be carried out with minimum equipment and expense for supplies.


Bioethics. Virtual frog dissection and science educational software. Maori in science. The New Zealand Association of Science Educators. UPD8. Open Investigations. LOST DINOSAURS OF NEW ZEALAND. 206 Frankenstein’s Cat. Other Episodes About Animals Frankenstein's Cat This week, we’re looking at how biotechnology is super-charging the toolkit for customizing our pets, affecting the use of animals in medicine and livestock, and changing our relationship with the animal world.

206 Frankenstein’s Cat

We’re joined by science write... Listen  Bad Pharma This week, we’re taking a look at the questionable practices and suspect science employed by the companies that make our most widely used prescription drugs. The Altruism Equation This week. we’re looking at what science has to say about the origins of selfless – and even self-sacrificing – behavior. Weird Life This week, we’re learning about the search for strange and exotic lifeforms, in outer space, in overlooked corners on Earth, and even deep within our own tissues.

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