Science Education Resources

Living Environment Lesson Plans

These lesson plans are centered around Key Idea 2 of the NYS core curriculum:

Organisms inherit genetic information in a variety of ways that result in continuity of structure and function between parents and offspring.

Key Idea  Major Understanding  Link To Lesson Plan  Blog Page 
2.1  2.1f, 2.1h   DNA Sequencing Click Here! 
 2.1  2.1h, 2.2e Genetics Role Play  Click Here! 
2.1 2.1 DNA Cheek Cell Lab Click Here!
 2.2  2.2a, 2.2b Build An Animal Click Here!
2.1  2.1d  Plant Propagation  Click Here!
 2.1  2.1a  Monstrous Mutations  Click Here!
2.1 2.1g DNA workshop activity Click Here! 
 2.1  2.1i, 2.1h  James Bond Cellular Spy  Click Here!
2.2 2.2c,2.2d Outbreak  Click Here!