<img src="https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=iA1Pi1a8Dy00ym" style="display:none" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Dismiss
Skip Navigation

1.1: Overview

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
Turn In

Human Biology: An inquiry-based guide for the middle school student.

Developed by the Program in Human Biology at Stanford University and

\begin{align*}\mathrm{EVERYDAY \ LEARNING}^{\circledR}\end{align*}

Donated to CK-12 Foundation under the Creative Commons Attibution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA) license. This license allows others to use, distribute, and create derivative works based on that content.

Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface

Letter to the Teacher

Unit Planning

Content Overview

Unit Activities and Key Ideas

Teacher's Guide Overview

Assessment Overview

Getting Started

Teaching Timelines

Safety Tips

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

GroupWork Activities

Projects

Additional Resources

Glossary

Text Authors

Mary L. Kiel, Stan Ogren, Ellen Porzig

Activity Authors

Stan Ogren, Ellen Porzig, Geraldine Horsma, Marjorie Gray

GroupWork Authors

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

Editorial

Steve Mico

Leslie Morrison

Susan Zeitner

Production/Design

Fran Brown

Annette Davis

Jess Schaal

Norma Underwood

Additional Credits

Project Editor: Dennis McKee

Shepherd, Inc.

ISBN 1-57039-688-4

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.

Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue.

Color Highlighted Text Notes
Please to create your own Highlights / Notes
Show More

Image Attributions

Show Hide Details
Description
Authors:
Grades:
6 , 7 , 8
Date Created:
Feb 23, 2012
Last Modified:
Sep 04, 2014
Files can only be attached to the latest version of section
Please wait...
Please wait...
Image Detail
Sizes: Medium | Original
 
CK.SCI.ENG.TE.1.Human-Biology-Lives-of-Cells.1.1
Here