Project Lesson Plans

  • Project
    Comparative Anatomy Project
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

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    Project
    Students learn about the organ systems in humans and how they interact to maintain homeostasis. Students then compare those systems to an animal of their choice. Topics covered include digestive, excretory, respiratory, circulatory, nervous system, muscular and skeletal systems.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Project
    DNA Rap Lyrics
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

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    Project
    Students will write lyrics about DNA and DNA replication to their own made up rap song. Topics include: double helix, nucleotides, template strands, nitrogen bases, pyrimidines, purines, complimentary base pairing, DNA replication, DNA helicase enzyme, DNA polymerase enzymes, Okazaki fragments, lagging and leading strands, and 5 prime - 3 prime.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1-6
    HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
    HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
    HS-LS3.A: Inheritance of Traits
    HS-LS1-1
    HS-LS3-1
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Project
    Cell Analogy Project
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

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    Project
    Students learn about the animal eukaryotic cell using an analogy. This project is to supplement your normal teaching about the cell. Great project for students to remember the organelles and structure of the cell. Topics include cell membrane, channel proteins, receptor proteins, mitochondria, riosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, and the nucleus. Go further topics include, plant cells, lysosomes, peroxisomes, and the cytoskeleton.
    NGSS Standard
    MS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Project
    Taxonomy Project - YEAR 2525
    Lesson Plan
     
    Project
    Pretending the students are an alien taxonomists, they are to create a taxonomic scheme for the organisms on planet Earth. Students create a dichotomous key, drawings of the organisms, and a food web.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by Shannan Muskopf High School
  • Project
    Environmental Impact Project
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

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    Project
    This is a comprehensive group project where students learn and make decisions about the environmental, social, economic benefits from developing a plot of land. Topics include water carbon nitrogen cycles, ecosystems, food web and energy pyramids and environmental science research.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
    HS-LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School

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