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Size and shape are important in astrobiology. In this activity and slideshow, students observe the importance of relative size and morphology in identifying microscopic structures when viewed with the scanning electron microscope. This activity is part of an astrobiology guide called the "Fingerprints of Life" which contains background information for students, worksheets, extension activities, suggested ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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This is a lesson about the categorization of the three domains of life on Earth and how they relate to the study of astrobiology. Learners will explore, compare, discuss, and explain the basic differences between organisms assigned to the eukaryotic, bacterial, and archaeal domains. Topics in astrobiology are explored through projects, vocabulary reinforcement, and drawing assignments. Includes teacher ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Illustration - artistic, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Biology
 
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This is a lesson about extremophiles and using DNA sequences to classify them. Learners will describe the characteristics of a newly discoverd thermophyllic organism and use the DNA sequence to place that organism in the phylogenetic tree of life. Includes teacher notes, learning objectives, and assessment of prior knowledge and preconceptions. This is Lesson 3 in Exploring Deep-Subsurface Life. Earth ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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This is the introductory lesson to Astro-Venture. Learners will be introduced to the overall goals and concepts of Astro-Venture and given the background information for the Astronomy unit and final project. Students research the requirements for human survival and analyze the planets and moons in our solar system to assess the ability of each to support human survival. The lesson models scientific ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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The National Marine Sanctuary Program identifies, designates and manages areas of the marine environment of special national significance due to their conservation, recreational, ecological, historical, research, educational, or aesthetic qualities. Access information and pictures of marine sanctuaries all over the U.S. and its territories. Discover ways to get involved with the sanctuary program, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Policy issues
 
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National Geography Standards: Read
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The science of astrobiology is concerned with the question of whether or not life exists on other planets. This educator's guide presents eight activities in which younger students investigate this question and explore topics related to the search for life beyond their own planet by using some of the same strategies that astrobiologists use. They will express their opinions on the existence of alien ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This user-contributed tutorial provides detailed instructions on how to make Excel graphs of data that is imported from the Internet. The tutorial contains sample screen images to assist in performing each step. It involves importing a second set of data and adding it as another series on the original graph. The tutorial includes questions based on the atmospheric lapse rates plotted for two locations. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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This resource offers several avenues for students to evaluate environmental effects on water quality. The Bear Creek case study asks students to imagine they are owners of an environmental consulting firm who has been hired by a local catch-and-release campsite to find out why all the fish are dying, and come up with solutions to fix the problem. Biological, chemical and physical data for locations ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Case study, Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on aquatic habitats and how community wastewater-disposal methods can harm these habitats. Students research the harmful effects of wastewater as well as environmental techniques, then invite a guest speaker to class to discuss this subject and answer their questions. Included are objectives, materials, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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The purpose of this resource is to quantitatively evaluate the accuracy of a classification system. Students sort birds into three possible classes based on each bird's beak: carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores. Students compare their answers with a given set of validation data. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Environmental science
 
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