Standard: S7L2c. Explain that cells are organized into tissues, tissues into organs, organs into organ sytems, and organ systems into multicellular organisms.
(Great site to learn about the size of cells)Standard S7L2b. Reate cell structures (cell membrane, nucleus, cytoplasm, chloroplasts, and mitochondria) to basic cell functions.http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/insideacell/
(Great site to learn about organelles and the shape of cells).http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/3dcell.htm
(interactive review of organelles)http://www.tnmanning.com/Test/Tests/cell_organelles.htm
(interactive study guide)http://www.zerobio.com/target_practice_quiz/target_practice_quiz_cells.htm
(plant, animal, bacteria cell)http://www.quia.com/jg/65947.html
(flashcards, matching game, concentration game)Standard S7L2a. Explain that cells take in nutrients in order to grow and divide and to make needed materials.http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/nature/photosynthesis.html
(photosynthesis)Standard S7L2d. Explain that tissues, organs, and organ systems serve the needs cells have for oxygen, food, and waste removal.\
S7L2e. Explain the purpose of the major organ systems in the body (i.e. digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, excretion, movement, control, and coordination, and for protection from disease).
(review of system)S7L3a. Expalin the role of genes and chromosomes in the process of inheriting a specific trait.
(genotypes and phenotypes)http://www.athro.com/evo/gen/punexam.html
(Punnett square practice)http://www.exploratorium.edu/exhibits/mutant_flies/mutant_flies.html
(mutant fruit flies)http://genetics.thetech.org/genetics-news
(genetics in the news)http://genetics.thetech.org/online-exhibits
(interactive genetic activities)http://genetics.thetech.org/online-exhibits/what-color-eyes-will-your-children-have
(what color eyes will your children have)http://www.tryscience.org/experiments/experiments_dna_online.html
(dna detective: can you solve the crime)http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/dna/
S7L3b. Compare and contrast that organisms reproduce asexually and sexually (bacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals)http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/labbench/lab3/intro.html
(mitosis vs meiosis)S7L3c. Recognize that selective breeding can produce plants or animals with desired traits
(make the best corn)http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/dogs-that-changed-the-world/video-speedy-saluki/1326/
(selective breeding in dogs video)http://pbskids.org/dragonflytv/games/game_dogbreeding.html
(selective breeding in dogs simulation)