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...
Science Standards and Curriculum for the Gifted and Talented - Grade 7
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
While a Common Core Standards and Curriculum exists for all students in the Seventh Grade, no similar standard exists to aid students whose...
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...
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...
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...
Food Webs Activity 4: Food Chains Rummy  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students synthesize their understanding of energy flow and trophic relationships through “Food Chains Rummy,” a modified version of the classic card...
Food Webs Activity 3: Food Chains and Webs  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students practice building food chains and webs, explore interrelationships in the EOL Food Webs Tool, then model the flow of energy in food webs...
Food Webs Activity 2: Food Web Systems  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students model how a complex system operates and how some parts of a complex system have more leverage or influence on the rest of the system...
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...