Life Science Lesson Plans in Middle School Science

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Test the Finger Wrinkle Hypothesis - Biology Lesson
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What causes your fingers to wrinkle in the tub? Do fingers wrinkles help you grip wet objects? After learning about the nervous system response that...
Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal Ecosystem
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS
Want to more learn more about the amazing biodiversity of a coastal ecosystem? Join fisheries scientist Matias Caillaux from The Nature Conservancy...
Is all variation useful for survival?
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  • Biological Evolution
  • Middle School
A comparison of inherited and environmental variation; students have to sort a number of variations into inherited and environmental. They then need...
Meet the Family: Investigating Primate Relationships
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In this lesson students will see the different types of evidence scientists use to understand evolutionary relationships among organisms. They will...
Ecosystems with Population Imbalance
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DMS-LS2-4 Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.
Shark Anatomy Label Worksheet + powerpoint
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Want to teach your students about shark anatomy? You've come to the right place! Use the word bank to fill in the blanks and correctly identify what...
Food Webs Activity 1: Producers, Consumers, Decomposers (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Students become “experts” and make creative presentations about the different ecological roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers at local and...
Phenomena-Driven Inquiry
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS
In this lesson, students engage in the practice of science. They observe behaviors using Shape of Life videos with the audio and closed captioning...
For and against animal testing
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  • Biological Evolution
  • Middle School
Used for STEM (science; technology engineering and mathmatics) lesson and also ethics in science. Students role play about animal testing characters...