Life Science/Biology Lesson Plans

“Glowing” Bacteria
Aime Bonelli-Torres, South Garland High School, Garland, TX

Amaizeing Genetics (LS)
Natalie Davis, O.W. Holmes Middle School, Dallas, TX

Amazonia
Kimberly Harkrider, Forest Meadow Junior High, Dallas, TX

Cellular Warfare – Wanted Dead, Not Alive
Keri McCarty, Hurst Junior High School, Hurst, TX

Clearing the Path (B1)
Ame Barrier, Sachse High School, Sachse, TX

Colors – The Real Life Application of Chemiluminescence
Tray Wall, Trinity Springs Middle School, Keller, TX

Contamination
Marissa Church,Young Women’s Leadership Academy, Fort Worth, TX

Designed Demise (B1)
Rebecca Jinks, Keller High School, Keller, TX

Did That Kreb’s Cycle Just Eat My Isotope?
Aaron Anderson, Alex W. Spence Middle School, Dallas, TX

DNA Necklaces and Gene Therapy Lab
Scott Sharp, Rockwall-Heath High School, Heath, TX

Drosophila melanogaster Stock Rebuilding
Andrew Benagh, Townview Magnet Center, Dallas, TX

Enzymes Scissor Hands: Making the Cut to Become a Clone
Jokasta Maldonado, Adamson High School, Dallas, TX

Enzyme Tag
Bryan Bolster, Bryan Adams High School, Dallas, TX

Fluorescent Proteins: We’ll Keep the Light on For You (LS)
Benjamin Cruz, Inspired Vision Academy Campus 2, Mesquite, TX

Genetic Variations of the Human Genome
Mary Byas, Peak Advantage Preparatory School, Dallas, TX

Genetics is “Fly” (LS)
Ken Mitchell, Boyd Middle School, Boyd, TX

Genetics Next Top Model: Knock Out Mice
Charlene Masch, de Zavala Middle School, Irving, TX

Genotyping Mice Using Gel Electrophoresis: Catching Criminals with DNA Fingerprinting
Joe Kaski, Crockett Middle School, Irving, TX

Genotyping PCR (What’s In Your DNA?) (B1, B2)
Constance Adamu, Carter High School, Dallas, TX

HeLa What? HeLa Who? THe Visualization of Normal & Tumor Cells
Lynee O’Connor, Kimball High School, Dallas, TX

Histology: Making Structures Visible
Adam Jacobson, Wylie High School, Dallas, TX

I’ve Got A Stain (B1)
Carrie Galvan, Berkner High School, Richardson, TX

Intermingling Cycles
Elizabeth Freeman, Westwood Junior High School, Richardson, TX

Killer Proteins! A Bactericidal Assay to Study the Role of Complement in Killing Bacteria
John Long, Woodrow Wilson High School, Dallas, TX

Making “Friends” with DNA: Understanding Polymerase Chain Reactions (LS, B1, HST)
Marguerite Bagwell, Alvin High School, Alvin, TX

Mycobacteriphages - Can You Find One?
Scott Sharp, Rockwall-Heath High School, Heath, TX

Of Mice and Men: Inside the Heart (LS, B1)
Tony Dickensheets, G.B. Dealey International Academy, Dallas, TX

Paperclip Lab (LS)
Tiffany Kiser, Ford Middle School, Allen, TX

Pediatric Pulmonology
Adam Jacobson, Wylie High School, Wylie, TX

Physical & Chemical Changes
Israel Iyoke, Skyline High School, Dallas, TX

Please Hand Me A Tissue
Patricia Dailey, Sunset High School, Dallas, TX

Put Your Thinking Caps On
Rudy Hikel, Little Elm High School, Little Elm, TX

Recipe for Engineering a Biological Factory for Insulin Production
Marta Petrash, Sunset High School, Dallas, TX

Reporting in-vivo: Live from the Tumor
Bibiana Mendez, Adamson High School, Dallas, TX

Search And Translate (B1)
Dusty Vincer, Williams High School, Plano, TX

Sea Urchin Reproduction Lab
Brook Varner, Woodrow Wilson High School, Dallas, TX

Suturing Skin & Suture Strength (LS)
Heather Skelton, Ferguson Junior High School, Arlington, TX

Titration of an Amino Acid (LS, B1)
Julia Lawrence, Cedar Hill 9th Grade Center, Cedar Hill, TX

To B-Cell or Not to B-Cell?
Keivon Spencer, Townview School of Science & Engineering, Dallas, TX

Train Your Genes
Kamilah Crouch, Skyline High School, Dallas, TX

Understanding the Effects of Exercise on the Human Body: “A Walk in the Park” (LS)
Randall Harris, Grapevine Middle School, Grapevine, TX

What Do Your Taste Buds Say?
Lisa Keaveney, Adamson High School, Dallas, TX

What are the Specifics with Inhibition?
Brandi Bastas, Arlington High School, Arlington, TX

What’s the Buzz About? (B1, B2)
Tabitha Gaudet, Bishop Lynch High School, Dallas, TX

When Viruses (and Bacteria!) Attack
Ashley Brooks, Duncanville High School, Duncanville, TX

Where Do We “Glow” From Here? (B2, C2)
Ame Barrier, Sachse High School, Sachse, TX

Who’s Been Lumin’ Around?
Cathy Douglas, Coppell Middle School West, Coppell, TX

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