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Biology II Botany Standards

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TN Biology II Standards - 2008-2009 Implementation


Botany


A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

Biology I: Standard 7 - Botany
Checks for Understanding
7.1 | 7.2 | 7.3 | 7.4 | 7.5 | 7.6 | 7.7 | 7.8

Science Curriculum Standards
3216 - Biology II

Internet Resources
Describe the function of plant cellular organelles.
7.1
  1. Animal and Plant Cells - first select Similarities and then select Differences from the index on the left at this page.
  2. Cell Organelles - select Plant or Animal (from Cells Alive)
  3. Cell Organelles Quiz - a matching quiz at Quia This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. The Cell Page - Click on the label for any plant or animal cell organelle to find out more about it. (great drawings) [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  5. A PowerPoint show related to this standardCell Parts - simple PowerPoint show comparing organelles of plant and animal cells
  6. Cell Structure - an index of five interactive learning modules This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  7. A PowerPoint show related to this standardCell Structure - a 48 slide PowerPoint show
  8. A PowerPoint show related to this standardCell Structure and Function - a 76 slide PowerPoint show
  9. A PowerPoint show related to this standardCell Structure and Function - a 69 slide PowerPoint show with many great images
  10. Cell Structure and Function Quiz - fifteen question quiz, answers to choose are in drop down boxes [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  11. Cells and Organelles - includes an interactive drawing that identifies organelles upon mouse over
  12. Cells and their Organelles - an eight page worksheet with explanation, cell drawings to identify and a table to complete A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded This link includes something for the teacher to print
  13. Comparing plant and animal cells - Teachnology has a worksheet to help your students distinguish between the cells This link includes something for the teacher to print
  14. Comparison Of Plant and Animal Cells This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  15. A PowerPoint show related to this standardComparison of Plant and Animal Cells - 26 slides including a Venn diagram for comparing
  16. Focusing on the Cell - a lesson plan from the Children's Museum of Indianapolis A lesson plan can be found at this site
  17. Inside the Cell - from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences - Owner's Guide to the Cell - includes specifics regarding organelles
  18. Major Eukaroytic Cell Organelles - sub-cell parts with special catalytic functions [includes links to many great pictures]
  19. Organelle - from Wikipedia
  20. Organelle Function Page - posted by the Utah State Office of Education - Organelle Functions organized in a table
  21. Plant and Animal Cell - a sheet to print with side by side labeled cells This link includes something for the teacher to print
  22. Plant and Animal Cells - This real-time 3D model allows the user to inspect the structures of both plant and animal cells. The student is able to explore the entire cell from any angle as well as drill down to individual organelles of the cell for more information and a better view. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  23. Plant Cell - from Kimball's Online Biology Pages
  24. Review cell structure and function (plant and animal) [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine] This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  25. A PowerPoint show related to this standardStructure and Function of Cells - a 33 slide PowerPoint show
  26. A PowerPoint show related to this standardTour of the Cell - this 28 slide show uses animation effectively [caution: designed for AP Biology]
  27. A PowerPoint show related to this standardA Tour of the Cell - this 22 slide show produced by Pearson Prentice Hall has a clean look and good images
  28. A PowerPoint show related to this standardA Tour of the Cell - there are 16 great cell images in this show that you might want to harvest [this expired slide show is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  29. A PowerPoint show related to this standardA Tour of the Cell: Exploring Life - This 66 slide show has a large number of great images. You may need to edit it before using in 7th grade science.
  30. Virtual Cell - roll your cursor over the cell drawing
  31. Virtual Plant Cell - Have a safe journey and beware of flying chloroplasts! This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  32. What is a Cell - from the National Center for Biotechnology Information [27 pages if printed]
Employ a dichotomous key to identify plants based on their structural characteristics.
7.2
  1. Classroom Activity: Make a Dichotomous Key - construct a dichotomous key to identify people (or another group of items) in a classroom, using questions based on gender, hair length/color, glasses (or not), clothing color, etc A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Dichotomous Key - This key will be testing your knowledge of animals you already know about,
    so that you will recognize how to use a Dichotomous Key. - Lesson Plan to use with the page above A lesson plan can be found at this site [these expired pages are from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  3. Dichotomous Key Activity - print page one, name the creatures, and then follow the links at the bottom of each page of the online key
  4. Dichotomous Keys to Geographically Isolated Wetland Types in the United States - use the index to see a large number of keys or go to a hyperlinked map to select a key
  5. Dichotomous key to identify confiers
  6. Dichotomous Key to identify Norns (mythical creatures) - scroll to the bottom third of the page to find the activity This link includes something for the teacher to print
  7. Education on the Half Shell: Creating a Dichotomous Key - lesson plan for student to create a dichotomous key to identify seashells An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format A lesson plan can be found at this site
  8. Fish Sorting - a NOVA activity An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print - Lesson Plan to use with this page A lesson plan can be found at this site
  9. A PowerPoint show related to this standardHow to Use a Dichotomous Key - a 32 slide show which starts with a classification system of common desk items
  10. Invent A Key for Echinoderms - Students will make observations and use their understanding of classification to create a dichotomous key which will help distinguish several echinoderms. An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  11. Key to macro invertebrate life in a pond. - After you see the key , go to the Aquatic Critter Key and try your skill. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  12. Labware Dichotomous Key - Use pictures of labware (or the actual labware) to make a dichotomous key A lesson plan can be found at this site This link includes something for the teacher to print A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded - Branching Tree to use with this activity This link includes something for the teacher to print A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded
  13. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsMake a Dichotomous Key - Classroom Activity at Enchanted Learning A lesson plan can be found at this site
  14. Plant Identification Game - identify any of 22 plants using an interactive dichotomous key This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  15. Taxonomy, Classification, and Dichotomous Keys - Scientists have discovered quite a few new creatures on planet Pamishan. They need your help to identify and classify them. Use the dichotomous key to identify these creatures. This link includes something for the teacher to print A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded
  16. Using a Dichotomous Classification Key to Identify Common Freshwater Fish of New York State - thirteen page activity to give students experience with using a classification key An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  17. West Coast Native Tree Dichotomous Key - work through a set of questions to identify trees This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  18. What is the Key to Classification - explanation of what a key is and how to make one [if you use the links page you will find many dead links]
  19. What Tree is it? - a dichotomous key to use for tree identification This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Distinguish between the following: vascular and nonvascular plants, spore and seed, gymnosperms and angiosperms, and monocots and dicots.
7.3
Investigate the significance of structural and physiological adaptations of plants.
7.4
Compare and contrast spore and seed production.
7.5
  1. Seed - Wikipedia article explaining seeds, their production, development and dispersal
  2. Seed Evolution - explanation accompanied by a large number of very helpful illustrations
  3. Spore - Wikipedia article explaining spores, their production and dispersal
  4. Vegetative Reproduction - a process by which new individuals arise without production of seeds or spores
Design an experiment to investigate the function of plant hormones.
7.6
Prepare a presentation about plants that are harmful or beneficial to humans.
7.7
  1. Common Poisonous Plants and Plant Parts - Some part of the ornamental plants or flowers in your yard may contain deadly poison.
  2. Edible and Harmful Plants - emphasis on care of captive reptiles rather than humans
  3. Harmful Plants - 12 Garden and Yard Plants Harmful to Humans
  4. Harmful plants Gallery - posted by the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers
  5. List of Poisonous Plants - an extensive, if incomplete, list of plants containing poisonous parts that pose a serious risk of illness, injury, or death to humans or animals
  6. The Most Poisonous Plants to Humans - we often live side-by-side with plants that could be harmful to us
  7. Poinsetting it Out - clarifying the rumors about the poinsetta plans leaves
  8. Safe and Poisonous Houseplants - Listed by common name and scientific name
  9. Top 10 Most Dangerous Plants in the World - from the Home How-To section of Popular Mechanics
Describe co-evolution among various plant and animal species.
7.8

 

 

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