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Chapter 1 - Cells and Kingdoms




Unit A - Diversity of Life

  • Chapter 1 - Cells and Kingdoms

How are living things similar?

Educator Materials Spitzer Hall of Human Origins Online Resources Unearth and explore a 1.6-million-year-old human skeleton. Watch a video that explains why evolution matters. And compare human skeletons... Interactive Tree of Life Investigate circular and 3D cladograms to see how scientists keep track of species and their evolutionary relationships. Educator Materials Science Explorations A series of online investigations featuring scientific discoveries from Museum’s experts. Science Explorations is a collaboration... Interactive Global Grocery Have you ever wondered what gives chocolate its flavor? Or where olive oil comes from? You might be surprised to learn just how far... Article Saguaro Cactus: From Life to Death 2003 Young Naturalist Award-winning essay - Journey to the Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona with this seventh-grader for an up-close... Educator Materials Describing Oak Leaves Test your classification skills with this leafy challenge. Examine drawings of 12 oak leaves, and see if you can determine the common... Article Leapin' Lizards (SuperScience) Introduce younger students to squamates and some of scaly lizards and snakes that are part of this group of animals. Then put their... Educator Materials Name That Critter Can you name the mystery arthropod named for its hundred-some legs? More important, do you know what physical and behavioral characteristics... Article Saving Species Take a world-wide tour of biodiversity. You'll meet mollusks in the reefs off the Bahamas, the aye-aye in the tropical forests of... Educator Materials Slowing the Flow All mammals—dogs, sea lions, and even you—have an adaptation for surviving in cold water. Take the plunge, and learn why the mammalian... Special Exhibition Lizards and Snakes: Alive! Learn more about amazing lizards and snakes and investigate their remarkable adaptations. January 1, 2011 — June 1, 2011 Educator Materials Plant Morphology Take an illustrated look at plant morphology with this collection of diagrams.