Human Biology: An inquiry-based guide for the middle school student.
Developed by the Program in Human Biology at Stanford University and
Donated to CK-12 Foundation under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA) license. This license allows others to use, distribute, and create derivative works based on that content.
Letter to the Teacher
Unit Activities and Key Ideas
Teacher's Guide Overview
1 Building Blocks of life
2 Cell Parts and Their Functions
3 Cell Activities
4 DNA and the Genetic Code
5 The Health of Cells
Mary L. Kiel, Stan Ogren, Ellen Porzig
Stan Ogren, Ellen Porzig, Geraldine Horsma, Marjorie Gray
Nicole Holthuis, Julie Bianchini, Heidi Ballard, Rachel Lotan
Principal Investigator H. Craig Heller, Project Director Mary L. Kiely
Photo Credits TE
94 (top left), CNRI/Science Photo Library/Photo Researchers, Inc.; 94 (top right), D.W. Fawcett/Photo Researchers, Inc.; 94 (bottom left), Biology Media/Photo Researchers, Inc.; 94 (bottom right), Dr. Jeremy Byrgess/Science Photo Library/Photo Researchers, Inc.; 96 (middle left), David M. Phillips/Visuals Unlimited; 96 (middle right), David M. Phillips/Visuals Unlimited; 96 (bottom center), David M. Phillips/Visuals Unlimited
Everyday Learning Development Staff
Project Editor: Dennis McKee
Stanford University's Middle Grades Life Science Curriculum Project was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The content of the Human Biology curriculum is the sole responsibility of Stanford University's Middle Grades Life Science Curriculum Project and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the National Science Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, or The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.