Experiment Lesson Plans
Gene Expression - Ghost in Your Genes Lesson Plan
Students model how scientists use DNA microarrays to determine levels of gene expression in breast cancer patients, and then choose treatments based on what they learn.
Published by Margy Kuntz and NOVA / PBS
Plants - Which sex is it? Lesson Plan
Students should, when complete, be able to identify the parts of a flower and tell whether or not the flower has both male and female sex organs (perfect) or just one sex organ (imperfect).
MS-LS1-4 (Animal Plant Structures)
MS-LS3-2 (Types of Reproduction)
Published by Pamela Moy
Breathing and Holding Your Breath Student Handout
Students begin with interactive activities to develop a basic understanding of regulation of breathing and then carry out an experiment to test whether changing levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide influence how long they can hold their breath.
Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty
Mitosis Microscope Lab Free Lesson Plan (PDF)
Lesson Plan (DOCX) & Answer Key with Membership
Students will see plant cells in the different phases of the cell cycle including interphase, mitosis, and cytokinesis. Microscope skills include focusing and field of view.
Published by NGSS Life Science
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