Free Biology Multimedias
California’s Energy Initiative Free Video
California looks into developing clean energy to supply its needs. Economics, environmental science, politics, and electricity generation topics are covered.
Published by WGBH Educational Foundation
The Science of Ape Intelligence Free Lesson Plan
Student will watch the video about the science of ape intelligence and, after watching, discuss answers to questions related to similarities and differences between intelligence in apes and in humans. Students are first organized into teams to track experiments and field observations. Students then watch the video (online or by DVD) and take notes on their topic. Student next will meet in their groups and fill in the two worksheets. Lastly, student will have a class discussion about the topics discussed.
Published by Margy Kuntz, NGHT, Inc. and WGBH Educational Foundation
Cracking the Code of Life Free Video
This NOVA video covers topics including the human genome, mutations, genetic variations, the supreme court decision to patent genes, finding cures to diseases, and genetic modification.
Published by WGBH Educational Foundation and Clear Blue Sky Productions
Understanding Cancer Free Multimedia
Free Teacher Notes
This is a great information webpage about what is cancer, the kinds of cancer, screening methods, causes, oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, and so much more. The teacher notes is about myths and misconceptions around commonly asked questions about cancer.
Published by National Cancer Institute
Survival of the Sneakiest - Comic Strip Free Lesson Plan
This comic follows the efforts of a male cricket as he tries to attract a mate, and in the process, debunks common myths about what it means to be evolutionarily "fit."
MS-LS4-4 (Benefits of Variation)
Published by Josh Frankel