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Here you can find various activities and lesson plans to help teach students about how animals and plants are able to... see more

A collection of biology worksheets and other helpful teaching materials authored or compiled by Cheryl Massengale.  

The purpose of this resource is to develop an understanding of plants' response to light. Students will do simple... see more

This is a lab and discussion activity that allows students to make a DNA "recipe" that they can then translate into a... see more

By creating and designing a new species, students learn how animals are adapted to survive in particular habitats.

A lab meant more for High School (and college) students.  Involves working with a scientist mentor to help determine... see more

Explore the importance of biodiversity and how observing variation in the beak shape of Galapagos finches helped Darwin... see more

Working in medical teams, students balance competing priorities for the conservation of an endangered species and devise... see more

Worksheets and practice problems for biology and genetics . Great for review

Instructions on how to set up and guide students through a lab examining environmental effects of hatch rates on easy to... see more

Students will learn about how humans can have negative impacts on the environment and endangered species. They will be... see more

The World’s biodiversity is in serious decline. We do not know the total number of species that were on this planet, say,... see more

Students will explore the impacts that invasive species may have on native species and habitats, and will investigate... see more

Games, puzzles and activities centered around nature and science for kids grades K-12.  Developed by the U.S. Geological... see more

A simple classroom lab which uses the enzyme Lactase to demonstrate the specificity of enzymes to a substrate (in this... see more

An assignment for using the Flylab simulation to analyze monohybrid crosses in fruit flies

This is a genetics lab and discussion activity on how common multifactorial genetic diseases such as heart disease are... see more

This is a fun idea to use as an assignment (or assessment) to see if students understand the concepts of Punnett squares,... see more

Students will remove fossils from envelope and piece creature back together. Students will work in groups and reconstruct... see more

Explore the life cycles of a variety of species groups, from plants and mammals to amphibians and reptiles, and... see more