This hub explains how and why we classify organisms and the characteristics they share.
A Discrete Motor Skill is one which has a clear start and end point. An example of this is flicking a light switch, it is either on or off, from the picture on the right, you can see that in order to turn the switch on, you need to position your...
The key biological molecules are carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. These molecules either become part of our bodies or are used to provide us with energy. We are - literally - what we eat
This article is all about how the skin protects the body in many ways, read on to find out more about what the skin does to protect the body.
Learn about cells and organelles for elementary school age kids and homeschool. Covers lysosomes, mitochondria, membranes, nucleus, ribosomes, vacuoles, cytoplasm, chloroplasts, golgi bodies and endoplasmic reticulum.
Learn why biology is important, how it relates to daily life, and the effect biology has in modern medicine. Get a feel for life science by exploring the various fields of biology.
Temperature's Effect on the Fermentation Rate of Yeast Abstract The rates of chemical reactions are affected by temperature. The purpose of this experiment was to test the effect of five different temperatures on the rate of carbon dioxide...
Earthworms perform an important service in our ecosystem. This hub will help you discover more about these amazing excavators in a way that your kids, or grandkids, will enjoy.
Note: this is part two of a hub series about carbohydrates. For the first part, click here. Starch is the storage carbohydrate for plants. It is made up of the two molecules: amylose and amylopectin. Amylose is a straight chain of between...
The study of skeletons is the part of most biology classes. If you are working on an anatomy or biology science fair project then you need to learn more about skeletons.