Fran’s Freebies: Invertebrates Cursive

free worksheets printable cursive handwriting practice science animals

  This simple set of 10 cursive handwriting worksheets covers these different types of animals without backbones (invertebrates): sponges cnidarians flatworms roundworms segmented worms mollusks arthropods crustaceans (type of arthropod) arachnids (type of arthropod) echinoderms   How many of these are you familiar with? Let your students practice their handwriting while learning about all these…

Cells Alive!

Cells Alive How Big interactive - see size comparisons of a human hair, a dust mite, pollen, bacteria, and viruses

  The Cells Alive!  website is a great resource for biology teachers and home educators covering cell biology. One of the most unique features of this site — which can be used for elementary through college students — is the How Big? interactive.  Zoom in to see the relative sizes of a pin head, a…

Fran’s Freebies: Cells Worksheets

Frans Freebies free printable worksheet packet on cells, mitosis, and other cell science topics

  This free worksheet packet covers cells, mitosis, and other related cytology topics.   There are six worksheets appropriate for middle school, high school, or adult learners — and each comes with a full answer key. Fran’s Freebies Cells Worksheets packet includes: How Well Do You Know Your Cells?  complete each sentence with a word from…

Habits of the Heart

Habits of the Heart:

  If you are teaching life science or biology, Habits of the Heart by the Science Museum of Minnesota is a valuable resource for your studies of the cardiopulmonary system.  The heart is studied in detail, with a labeled diagram and a couple different animations that show the location of the heart in the chest (with a virtual…

Animal Diversity Web

Animal Diversity Web:

If you haven’t already explored this website, you’ve been missing out!  Animal Diversity Web is an online “encyclopedia for exploring biodiversity” created and maintained by the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. The main feature of this expansive site is articles on animal species, most with pictures, some with sounds, and ALL with detailed classification…

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