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Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.

 
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The Nerve of Stem Cells! Day 1

High School Science » Unit: Brain Specialization and Development
High School Science » Unit: Brain Specialization and Development
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Nerve tissues form and function are determined by internal and external factors.

 
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Introducing the Cell Cycle Using Diagrams and Gestures

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 6: The Cellular Basis of Inheritance: Mitosis & Meiosis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 6: The Cellular Basis of Inheritance: Mitosis & Meiosis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use colorful diagrams and hand gestures to unpack the cell cycle and mitosis as an effective pre-writing activity!

 
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Does (Cell) Size Matter?

High School Biology » Unit: Cell Division
High School Biology » Unit: Cell Division
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What size of cell is the most efficient? Why do cells divide? Students examine models to develop their own claim as to whether "size matters".

 
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Modeling Mitosis

High School Biology » Unit: Cell Division
High School Biology » Unit: Cell Division
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Time to get your hands dirty in the name of Biology! Students will create clay models to represent the stages of mitosis while examining the details of cell division.

 
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Battle Royale: Mitosis vs. Meiosis

High School Biology » Unit: Cell Division
High School Biology » Unit: Cell Division
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In the big cellular process showdown, students will compare and contrast mitosis and meiosis to determine which will reign supreme!

 
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Comparing the Male and Female Brain!

High School Science » Unit: Brain Anatomy and Function
High School Science » Unit: Brain Anatomy and Function
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Testosterone changes the landscape and activity of the human brain!

 
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Fetal Brain Development Explained!

High School Science » Unit: Brain Specialization and Development
High School Science » Unit: Brain Specialization and Development
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Healthy brain development is a product of both genetic and environmental factors!

 
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Modeling Mitosis

Biology » Unit: The Cell Cycle
Biology » Unit: The Cell Cycle
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Today students learn how scientists first determined how cells divide.

 
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mitosis  261 14  pressed  root meristem of onion  cells in prophase  anaphase
   

The Nerve of Stem Cells! Day 2

High School Science » Unit: Brain Specialization and Development
High School Science » Unit: Brain Specialization and Development
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Nerve tissue's form and function are determined by internal and external factors affecting stem cells.

 
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Fetal Brain Development Explained (Day 2)!

High School Science » Unit: Brain Specialization and Development
High School Science » Unit: Brain Specialization and Development
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Healthy brain development is a product of both genetic and environmental factors!

 
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fetal brain
   

Modeling Meiosis

Biology » Unit: The Cell Cycle
Biology » Unit: The Cell Cycle
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Ever wonder how sperm and eggs are made? Find out today.

 
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The Beginning of Multicellularity

Biology » Unit: Invertebrates
Biology » Unit: Invertebrates
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What lead to multicellularity in animals? Find out today.

 
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It's All Part of the "Body" Plan (Part 1/2)

Biology » Unit: Invertebrates
Biology » Unit: Invertebrates
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Could flatworms hold the secret to anti-aging? Find out today.

 
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It's All Part of the "Body" Plan (Part 2/2)

Biology » Unit: Invertebrates
Biology » Unit: Invertebrates
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What do you have in common with an earthworm? Find out today.

 
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soybean cyst nematode and egg sem
   

One Microarray Helps to Treat Brain Cancer in a Unique Way (Day 2)!

High School Science » Unit: Brain Damage and Disease
High School Science » Unit: Brain Damage and Disease
Tamica Stubbs
Charlotte, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Microarrays help to specify gene expression activity in cells, and thus, posesses the potential for doctors to prescribe specific medical tracks for individuals with brain cancer.

 
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