Life Science Lesson Plans in Middle School Science

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Nature's Innovations: Animals as Engineers
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, we will investigate how, through the process of evolution, animals have solved their engineering problems and how people have...
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...
Do it yourself DNA Kit DMS LS3-1 NDSS
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  • Biological Evolution
  • Middle School
This is a lesson on RNA and DNA. This is a lesson that incorporates the new Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix NDSS- New Diocesan Science Standards...
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.
Antibacterial Products and Natural Selection- NDSS
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  • Biological Evolution
  • Middle School
The activity described here is a hands-on simulation that shows, in a basic way, the mechanism by which there is antibacterial resistance through the...
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2016
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  • Biological Evolution
  • Middle School
Catholic perspective of evolution fossils
The Mussel: A Not So Typical Mollusc
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Students study the elaborately whorled, sculpted, and ornamented shells of gastropods not as objects of beauty, but as artifacts born of an...
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...
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 5: ID Using a Dichotomous Key  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students make observations of animals and use a dichotomous key, a common field identification tool, to classify and identify animals based on...
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 4: Modeling Classification  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students classify themselves into different groups based on observable characteristics of clothing and accessories, then apply to biological...