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Vaadhoo Island, Maldives Place to go/things to see before I die Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Dream Vacations, Vacation Spots, Vacation Destinations, All Nature, Nature Beach, Before I Die

Most islands have sunshine and palm trees, but this one has something that you've never seen before.

BUCKET LIST

Sep 2012 - Famous feline may have different DNA on each side of her body. Venus's face is split evenly into two colors. Venus the two-faced cat is currently the most famous feline on the planet. Animals And Pets, Funny Animals, Cute Animals, Baby Animals, Funny Cats, Crazy Cat Lady, Crazy Cats, I Love Cats, Cute Cats
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Pretty Kitty!: Chimera Cat Is Its Own Fraternal Twin

This is Venus, a three year old chimera cat. WTF is a chimera cat? CUTE AS A BUTTON. Chimera cat is one individual organism, but genetically its own fraternal twin. A chimera is typically formed from four parent cells...

Location nesting boxes - teaching Our Place in the World (Life with Moore Babies)

A Practical Way to Teach Kids Where They Live

An Interactive Way to Teach Kids Their Address as well as their state, country, continent, and planet! A fun introduction to geography for kids!

- Great article about how DNA recombines each generation. A great way to integrate science literacyGenetics - Great article about how DNA recombines each generation. A great way to integrate science literacy Biology Classroom, Biology Teacher, Ap Biology, Science Biology, Teaching Biology, Science Education, Life Science, Forensic Science, Higher Education

Understanding Genetics

-A curious adult from Canada December 7, 2011 This is a great question and probably one that a lot of people would be curious about. The quick answer is that the odds are pretty close to 100% that you have DNA from your great, great, great

Science Fair Board Decoration Ideas Lovely Lab Safety Minions Setting A Good Example for My Sixth Science Lab Safety, Science Fair, Science Lessons, Science Activities, Lab Safety Activities, Science Ideas, Science Room, Chemistry Experiments, Science Chemistry
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Lab Safety! Minions setting a good example for my sixth graders :)

Miniature Science Fairs – love it! Could also do mini social studies, or math fa… Miniature Science Fairs – love it! Could also do mini social studies, or math fairs! Third Grade Science, Middle School Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Education, Science For Kids, School Fun, Elementary Schools
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Miniature Science Fairs

This activity could have easily gone into student notebooks but I had students take them home to help them prepare for our science fair. Students were involved in a classroom experiment and then had to create miniature science boards and lab books that mimicked what was being asked of them when they turned in their actual science fair boards (from what page contains what information in the lab book to the placement of pictures and graphs on the board). It was really a fun project and the…

Punnett Square Life Science Lesson- picture only 7th Grade Science, Science Curriculum, Middle School Science, Science Education, Science Activities, Science Projects, Science Ideas, Biology Classroom, Biology Teacher
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Punnett Square Life Science Lesson

Photosynthesis with M&M's. After learning the photosynthetic equations students put their knowledge to work building the molecules in the equation out of M&M's. Students are also reminded of the Law Conservation of Mass. Link to lesson provided. Science Cells, Plant Science, Science Biology, Teaching Biology, Life Science, Biology Teacher, Earth Science, Science Penguin, Ap Biology

Plants, Roots, Leaves, Photosynthesis, Lesson

Photosynthesis with MM's. After learning the photosynthetic equations students put their knowledge to work building the molecules in the equation out of MM's. Students are also reminded of the Law Conservations of Mass. Link to lesson provided.

Science Potpourri Germ Experiment — Where Do Germs Grow in Your House? A surprising and easy experiment. The Homeschool Den Kid Science, Preschool Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Science Experiments, Science Curriculum, Classroom Ideas, Scientific Method Experiments
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 Non Organic.students did visual and taste analysis as well as predictions. Non Organic.students did visual and taste analysis as well as predictions. Ag Science, Animal Science, Plant Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Poems, Classroom Resources, Life Science, Teaching Ideas
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Organic vs. Non Organic...students did visual and taste analysis as well as predictions.

Really nice hands on way of teaching Okazaki fragments in DNA replication (high school level) Biology Classroom, Biology Teacher, Ap Biology, Science Biology, Teaching Biology, Life Science, Animal Science, Teaching Tips, High School Biology

Trouble with "Lagging Strands"

by Chi Klein Anatomy & Physiology, Connexions Web site. http://cnx.org/content/col11496/1.6/, Jun 19, 2013 from OpenStax College, under Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons In our conversations...

Medical laboratory and biomedical science: Bacteria Cookies. In honor of finishing microbiology I really should make these! Science Cake, Science Party, Science Fun, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Lab Humor, Med Lab, Biomedical Science, Lab Tech, Cupcakes

Bacteria Cookies

This is real culture Original photo Bacteria Cookies Source: Flickr/ Amy W Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine Facebook: www.facebook.com/LaboratoryEQAS Twitter: LaboratoryEQAS

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Biology Interactive Notebooks

Interactive Notebooks? Warm-Ups? Bell Ringers? Exit Slips? Whatever you want to call them, they are a great classroom management tool and a wonderful way to teach, review, and reinforce vital concepts in biology. A few days ago I wrote a lengthy blog post about my success in using "warm-ups" for my biology classes last year. Click this link to see that blog post. In this post I described the materials I used in my first unit of the school year. This blog post is about my second set of…

Week 12 Biology Just-in-Time: Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration manipulative Biology Classroom, Biology Teacher, Ap Biology, Science Biology, Teaching Biology, Science Education, Life Science, Cell Biology, Physical Science
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Biology Just-in-Time #3

We hosted the third Just-in-Time (JiT) session for the high school biology teachers in our district today. The topics included photosynthesis and respiration. Click here or scroll down to an earlier post to read an overview of the JiT Science workshops we offer. The biology teachers were led through various activities that they could, for the most part, immediately take back to their campus and implement. The activities included hands-on manipulatives, lab investigations, and creating…

An Engineering and Inquiry Lab to teach mitosis-- looks really exciting! Can't wait to try this out next time I teach cell division! TAKE A CLOSER LOOK Science Cells, Science Biology, Teaching Biology, Science Education, Life Science, Cell Biology, Science Labs, Biology Teacher, Mad Science

Engineering Cell Division - a NGSS lesson

My passion right now is inquiry and really trying to develop labs that emphasize THINKING processes, getting kids to ask good questions and finding ways to answer them. I am also using the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) to reframe how I teach. For example; for years, I have used the traditional "hands-on lab" of pipe cleaners to teach mitosis and cell division. With the new standards the focus is not on rote memorization of the phase names. Check out HS standard HS-LS1-4. HS-LS1-4…

Are GMO Foods Really Bad For Health? Find out whether GMO foods are good for you or not!

The Proposed Farm Bill Increases Funding for Organic Research. Here's What We Should Fund Instead. - The Farmer's Daughter USA

When the proposed 2018 Farm Bill was announced earlier this month, most of the attention was focused on changes to SNAP, the supplemental nutrition program. One of the items that flew under the radar, however, was a mandatory boost in funding for the Organic Research and Extension Initiative. The budget would grow from $5 million […]