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About Living Things
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Creatures Large and Small


Famous Names

Vesalius
The modern study of anatomy began with him
Aristotle
The greatest mind
Jane Goodall
She revolutionized our knowledge of primates


About Living Things

Classification of Living Things
Biological taxonomy explained
The Land Biomes
Explore the different climates on Earth
Ecosystems
Small and large
Mammals
Warm blooded, hairy, and feeding their young with milk
Birds
with some amazing examples
Reptiles
Cold blooded and scaly
Fish
Also cold blooded and scaly
Amphibians
Born in water
Insects
The most diverse group of animals
Rodents
Comprising half of all mammal species
Decomposers
The smallest creatures that break down dead things
Raptors
What they really are


Camouflage
Hiding in plain sight
Photosynthesis
How plants make food
Plants Produce Oxygen
See for yourself
Mitosis
How cells divide so an organism can grow
Chemotaxis
How bacteria find food
Cells
Building blocks of living things
DNA
The most important molecule


Animal Tracks
Footprint guide
Ivory
Trade in this now banned substance has decimated
the elephant population
Rat Dissection
View it up close
Echolocation
Bats, whales, and even some humans do it
The Oldest Living Things
Do you know what they are?
Do Dogs Get Sore Throats
if they bark a lot ...
Adaptations to an Environment
A Science 9 project to design a creature for an alien environment
Blubber
How does it keep arctic animals warm? Experiment and find out!
Make a Worm Farm
See how they churn up the soil



  About Your Body

Your Brain
Explore all the parts and what they do
The Nervous System
The brain and spinal cord
Memory and Learning
How your brain stores things. Good ideas here for students
Your Lungs
How they work, and what they do
Lungs
Build a working model!
Your Stomach
Everythng you need to know
The Small Intestine
Extracting nutrients
The Large Intestine
How the colon works
Your Heart
All the facts
Your Liver
An essential filter
The Circulatory System
The heart and blood vessels
The Immune System
Keeping you safe from germs
Your Skeleton
All the bones
Hair
Only mammals have hair
The Urinary System
To pee, or not to pee ...
Hormones
and the organs that produce them
Growth
Many girls are taller than boys in gr 6, but it doesn't last. Why not?
Iron in Your Food
How to see it
Body Fat and Warmth
What's the connection?
Unpleasant Facts
about your body
Armpit Odour
When your friends start to avoid you
Blisters
All about burns and blisters
Freckles
Some have them, some don't
What is a Sneeze?
Find out here
Touch
Can you really touch things?
Fingerprints
Yours are unique. Learn about the types, and how to match them
The Human Sperm
The carrier of male DNA
The Human Egg
also called an ovum
A Developing Baby
during the 9 months in the womb
Enzymes
Helping cells work
Amino Acids
Building proteins
Protein
Building cells
Blood
What's in it?
Your Nose
Your nose knows!
Your Ear
What goes on in there?
Your Tongue
It's not just for sticking out
Anatomy of a Tooth
What's inside
Your Vocal Cords
How they work
Your Eye
All the parts. See one dissected



Things Affecting Your Body                     


Colour Blindness
What do people see?
Viruses
Learn about these tiny killers
Bacteria
Some are helpful, others not so much
Polio
A lesson for all of us
Eyelash Mites
We all have them
Acne
Find out more
Sugar in a Pop & Chocolate Bar
You'll be shocked
Head Lice
When your kid gets them, don't panic



  Tapeworms
Be disgusted. And be careful where you get that sushi!
Leprosy
An anient scourge that's now curable
STDs
STD (or STI) information
Herpes
One in seven Canadians has this incurable STD
Drugs
Information about illegal and legal recreational drugs in Canada
Rabies
It's deadly
Scurvy
It's still around
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