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SciREN is a non-profit organization that connects educators with researchers. Our focus is in helping researchers develop lesson plans that incorporate their own cutting-edge research into K-12 lesson plans that meet Georgia Science Standards. This website serves as the lesson plan repository for SciREN Georgia.

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SciREN Georgia Lesson Plan Portal

Title Author Grade Levels Key Words Georgia Standards of Excellence
What do animals and plants need to surviveChristina Endara1basic survival needs, animals, plantsS1L1
Redefining Life with Synthetic BiologyJoshua Weiss9-12, adaptable to 6-8synthetic biology, bioethics, genetic engineeringSB1c, SB2a, SMI7d
Modeling and Extracting Genetic InformationAdrianna White7,9-12DNA structure, biomedical applications, base pairing rulesSB2a,b,c,aspects of SB3, S7L3a
Environmental Decision Making Host plants and PollinatorsCharlotte Hovland7insect-plant relationships, butterflies, life cycleS7L4
Evolution of Leglessness in Scaled Lizards Carter Coleman7, Biology evolution, convergent evolution, phylogenetic tree, reptile, biology, taxa, adaptation S7L5
Importance of Cells of Immune SystemsYuJie Chen7cell, immune system, antibody, bacteria, virus, pathogen, responseS7L2
The Power of Plants and Demystifying DNA Hallie Wright K-2, 7, 9-12 environment, plants, genetics, biology, DNA, scientific communication SKE1, SKE2, SKL2, MGSEK.MD1, MGSEK.MD2, MGSEK.G.1, MGSEK.CC6, S1E1, S1L1, MGSE1.MD.4, MGSE1.MD.1, MGSE1.MD.2, S2E3, S2L1, MGSE2.MD.10, MGSE1.MD.1, MGSE2.MD.2, MGSE2.MD.3, MGSE2.MD.4, MGSE2.MD.9, S7L3, S7L4, S7L5, MGSE7.RP.1, MGSE7.RP.2a, SB2, SB3, SB5, SB6, MGSE9-12.N.Q.1, MGSE9-12.N.Q.2, MGSE9-12.N.Q.3, MGSE9-12.A.CED.1, MGSE9-12.A.REI.10
Plants and Drought AdaptationSarah Forget7, Biology, Environmental Science plants, drought, response, multi-celled organism, temperature, pH, environment S7L1, S7L4, SB4, SEV1
Lifecycle of a ChickenMarie Bosch2lifecycle, egg, cell, nourishment, complexity, active learning S2L1
Global Amphibian Decline Case StudyJulie Ziemba7, 8, Biology, Environmental Science biodiversity, stressor, conservation, mitigation, biology, ecology, ecosystem S7L4a, S7L4c
Life's Little ComplexitiesJennifer Jenkins7multicellular organism, animals, regeneration, healing, cell, tissues, organs, organ systemsS7L2b, S7L2c
Measuring Air PollutionDavis Reardon9-12indoor, outdoor, air pollution, exposure, sourceSEV4, SEV3
Helpful and Harmful MicrobesJolene Garber5microbes, microorganisms, virus, bacteria, algae, single celled organismsS5L4, VA5.CR2, VA5.CR4
What's in the WaterMallie Hunt9-12wavelength, frequency, energy, absorption, reflection, scattering, color, ocean, satellitesSP4
Growing Plants from SeedsJulian SomersK-3plants, seeds, life science, hands-onSKL1a, SKL1b, SKL2b, S1L1a, S1L1b, S2L1b, S2L1c, S2L1d, S3L1c, S3L2a, S3L2b, SC3L172
Birding & BinocularsKiersten Nelson, Carol Yang, Isabella Ragonese, Cali WilsonK-3wildlife, ecology, birds, binocularsSKL1a, SKL2, S1Lb, S2L1a, S2L1c, S3L1, S3L1a, S3L1b, S3L1c
Aerosols and the EnvironmentCharles Perrie, Omar El Hajj, Kruthika Kumar9-12aerosols, mortality rateSG5
Separation and Analysis of Components of a MixtureHarshani N. Rathnaweera5-8, 9-12chemistry, separation techniques, mixture, physical and chemical propertiesS8P1, SC3
Torus Tic-Tac-ToeSarah Blackwell, Devashi Gulati5-8mathematics, geometry, symmetry, reasoningMGSE8.G.1, MGSE8.G.2, MGSE8.G.4
Myelin Gets on My NervesAustin Passaro9-12neuroscience, nervous system, brain, spinal cord, neuron, glia, anatomy and physiology, myelination, information processing, neurological disorders, ALS, multiple sclerosisSAP1, SAP3
What is a Neuron and What Does it DoKendall Clay9-12neuron, cells, neuroscience, synaptic transmission, neuron psychology SSPBf
Junior Wildlife EpidemiologistEmily Herring, Megan Lott, Christina Welch3-5, 5-8wildlife, microbes, diseases, natural systems, environment, ecology, veterinary medicine, public health S5L3.a,b,c; S5L4.a,b
What a Bug WantsJulia FrederickK-3, 3-5insects, behavior, survival, habitat, pollution S3L1, S3L2, MGSE3.MD.3
Marine PhytoplanktonMcKenzie Powers9-12biological oceanography, climate change, phytoplankton SEV2, SMI2, SEC2, SEC5, SB5
Anatomy of the EyeDiana “Anna” Knight5-8anatomy, physiology, ophthalmology, optometry, eye anatomyS7L2
Data Drive - Urbanization of the American White IbisMatt Tatz9-12data analysis, graphing in Excel, hypothesis testingSEV2, SEV4
Monarch Migration AdventureJulia Frederick9-12parasite, predation, competition, human interaction, environment, behaviorSEC3, SEN2, SZ4, SZ5
The Retina and Color VisionRida Osman5-8cells, organs, eye, retina, color vision, evolution of color visionS7L2
Viruses & Virus MutationMegan Lott3-5, 5-8, 9-12microbes, viruses, infection, mutationS4L1, S5L4
Introduction to R StudioWilliam Norfolk9-12data science, data analysis, R, and RstudioNA
A Community Beneath our FeetJordan Argrett3-5plants, fungi, symbiosis, nutrients, soil, ecosystems, mutualism, mycorrhizaeS3L1, S4L1
Bees in the Flower FieldsSummer Blanco3-5, 5-8trait variation, natural selection, survivalS7L3
Survival of the Fittest - Understanding Sexual and Asexual Reproduction in PlanariansKendall Clay, Taylor Medlock-Lanier, Jennifer Jenkins5-8reproduction, genotype, phenotype, traits, genetic variationS7L3
Radon - Staying Healthy at HomeDerek Cooper3-5, 5-8Radon, radiation, air pollution, health, air quality, lung cancer, elements HE6.2.j, HE7.1.d, HE8.1.c
Symbiotic Relationships between Microbes and Larger OrganismsKailey Ezekiel3-5, 5-8microbiology, ecology, microbiome, animals, microbes, symbiotic relationshipsS5L4
Waves, Currents, and TidesTametria Gadson3-5, 5-8waves, currents, tidesS5L4
Squirrel Pox - An Educational Game for High School Ecology or Epidemiology StudentsAnecia Gentles9-12ecology, pathogens5B5, SEV5, SEPI2, SEPI3, S3L1
Reading Features of Georgia FishAustin Heil3-5adaptations, fish, biology, featuresS3L1
Communities in BalanceDaniel Suh9-12species interactions, coexistence, diversitySEC3


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