HS-LS4-5

Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.

 
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Index Fossils & Correlation Lab

Earth Science » Unit: Earth's History
Earth Science » Unit: Earth's History
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students complete a multi-part lab on figuring out how to correlate rock layers using index fossils and relative dating techniques

 
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Evolution & Extinction (Day 1/2)

Earth Science » Unit: Earth's History
Earth Science » Unit: Earth's History
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In the first day of this two-day lesson, students explore the biological history of evolution, and how that related to the geological fossil record

 
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Evolution & Extinction (Day 2/2)

Earth Science » Unit: Earth's History
Earth Science » Unit: Earth's History
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In the second part of this two-day lab, students look at the role and presence of extinction in the fossil record, in addition to examining how some major extinctions happen

 
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What type of world was it?

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

Life on Earth is the cosmic equivalent of what happens when you don't store things in a cool, dry place. How did life arise on a seemingly lifeless planet?

 
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stromatolites hoyt mcr1
   
Biology » Unit: Ecology
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
   

Basics of Microbiology Lab: Gram-Staining

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Student can apply the basic concepts of cell growth to manipulate cultures under aseptic conditions in the laboratory to address a real-world problem.

 
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Biology » Unit: Ecology
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
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What other factors might affect a prairie ecosystem? Find out today.

 
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bison at tallgrass prairie preserve
   

Introduction to Microscopy

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Technological advancements influence the pace of innovation in biotechnology.

 
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intro to microscopy
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