Biology Worksheets and Posters
Here is a collection of biology worksheets for you to use with your students. Sections include:
The building blocks of biology
biology kingdoms (monera, protista, fungi, plantae, animalia)
These worksheets range in difficulty from easy to difficult. I am also including some coloring pages which younger students could color and older students could use as section page dividers in their biology notebooks.
You will also find some related educational biology posters which are available for purchase from Amazon, Allposters, or Zazzle.
What is Biology? - What is life?
Biology is the study of living things. To be classified as living, the "thing" must satisfy all of the following:
- contain DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
- be able to reproduce
- be able to get energy from the environment and convert it to something that sustains them
- be able to detect changes in their environment and respond to them
Building Blocks of Biology Worksheets
All living creatures are made up of at least one cell and cells are the basic building blocks of life.The study of cells is called cytology.
Cells terminology crossword puzzle with answers - Scroll down to Crossword Puzzle - Cells. There is also a fill in the blanks sheet to help the student to learn to spell cell related words and another 5 page activity booklet with information and questions about cells.
Colorful worksheet for labeling parts of plant and animal cells - Click on Lesson 1: Plant and Animal Cells on the left hand side of the page .
List the different components of plant and animal cells and a colorful printable puzzle game to place correct items in different cells - Click on Lesson 2: The Great Archeological Dig on the left hand side of the page.
Color and label the parts of a human cell
Cell division - a Mitosis Worksheet, a Mitosis vs Meiosis worksheet, and a Cell Division Chart
Students make a mitosis flip book and a meiosis flip book
GeneticsClick thumbnail to view full-size
Several genetics worksheets - Genetics with a Smile Project (pdf), Genetics with a Smile Wrapping It Up (pdf), and many more (featuring SpongeBob) under the heading Other goodies for genetics... . Also a Genetics Challenge puzzle (pdf) and Genetics Word Search (pdf)
Scroll down for a Web Based Cloning Activity Worksheet and What is cloning activity sheet.
Genetics matching activity sheet
Scroll down to Do You Have the Key? for a printable to help students learn about using a dichotomous key p7-9 - Includes answers.
Make your own dichotomous keys to classify butterflies and turtles
Classifying plants. Make your own key for some flowers.
Biology Kingdoms of Life Worksheets / Coloring Pages
Even more printable plant activity sheets for your science students, young and old.
I have included the following:
- parts of a plant
- parts of a flower
- life cycles of plants
- plant cells
- and more
Plant coloring pages
The thumbnails on the right show different plant coloring pages. A couple include links to new pages with more pictures available on them. Check the caption below each picture for instructions.
Arthropod Coloring Pages
Cnidarian Coloring Pages
Echinoderm Coloring Pages
Mollusk Coloring Pages
Sea Shells / Snails