Bio Bits is a series of eight learning modules clarifying and demonstrating the diversity and interdependence of plant and animal life. The sequences are aligned to benchmarks for life sciences for various grades ranging from Grades 3 to 12.
Bio Bits: Lookalikes, Extinct and Living Animals Teacher Guide
Teacher guide for Lookalikes, Extinct and Living Animals: Examining the skeleton of the (extinct) giant ground sloths, which is related to the modern tree sloth. Examining the skeleton of mammoths, mastodons, and elephants.
Bio Bits: Effects of Human Activity on Natural Change Teacher Guide
Teacher guide for Effects of Human Activity on Natural Change: Increase of forest fires due to warmer temperatures, dryer conditions, Fire can regenerate a forest, turning an old forest into a young one.
Bio Bits: Effects of Disturbance on Biodiversity Teacher Guide
Teacher guide for Effects of Disturbance on Biodiversity: Effects of fire, climate change, logging. One forest had a fire 12 years ago, and isn’t particularly diverse. Another had a fire 60 years ago, and is becoming more biodiverse. Another forest is 300-400 years old, and is extremely diverse.